Greenberg Traurig Shareholder David M. Layman Moderates Panel at Bisnow’s “West Palm Beach State of the Market”

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2017) – David M. Layman, Shareholder in the Real Estate Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., moderated the “Building West Palm Beach – Past, Present & Future” panel at Bisnow’s West Palm Beach State of the Market event, held in West Palm Beach on Oct. 25, 2017. Panelists included:

• Michael Belmont, President at Minto Communities
• Angelo Bianco, Managing Partner for Crocker Partners
• Jeff Greene, Private Investor
• Steven McCraney, CEO at McCraney Property Company
• Jeri Muoio, Mayor of West Palm Beach

The panel discussed the history of West Palm Beach as well as the modern challenges and advantages facing developers in the area.

A shareholder at the West Palm Beach office of Greenberg Traurig, Layman has concentrated his practice in commercial real estate transactions and land use law for more than 30 years. Earlier this year, he represented the developer of the ultra-luxury condominium, The Bristol, in West Palm Beach, in all related land acquisitions and in the closing of its $206 million construction loan. He also represented an affiliate of the Amirsaleh Family Trust in a $19.5 million purchase of Via Bice, on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.

Layman has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America by Real Estate Law Magazine from 2010-2018 and has been rated AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell®. He earned a B.A. with high honors from the University of Florida and a J.D. with honors from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law.

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