Mr. Montello has almost 30 years’ experience as a transactional attorney and is the founder and principal of Montello Law. His law practice covers a broad spectrum of areas including commercial and residential real estate closings, real estate development and construction, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities law (including private placements), finance, maritime law (including yacht construction matters) and aviation law.

Mr. Montello also had broad business experience as a principal in a variety of businesses. Mr. Montello’s experience includes being an owner and officer of a fixed based operator located at Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Mr. Montello also formed Regalia Beach Developers in March 2011 and served as its President. Mr. Montello assembled an impressive team of experienced development and construction personnel to develop Regalia, a luxury residential high rise condominium located in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.

Mr. Montello is originally from Stamford, Connecticut. Upon graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1980, he moved to Miami where he served as Operations Officer and Navigator aboard a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter homeported in Miami Beach, Florida. He graduated from the University of Miami Law School cum laude in 1986, and immediately took a position with the renowned Greenberg Traurig, where he worked until he formed his own law firm in 1992.