About Richard DeNapoli
Richard DeNapoli is a native of Hollywood, Florida, and a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law (2008, LL.M., Estate Planning), Fordham Law School (2002, J.D.) and New York University (1999, B.A., Politics; B.A. Italian). He is licensed to practice law in Florida and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He has worked as a Trust Officer in a private bank and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. He is currently the Chief Trust Officer of a Florida-based Trust Company. In addition to these accomplishments, Richard DeNapoli is also a licensed Florida Realtor, Mortgage Broker, and notary.
In 2007, Richard DeNapoli was appointed as a Commissioner to the Florida Real Estate Commission, and subsequently reappointed when that term was up. Both of his appointments to the FREC were confirmed by the Florida Senate.
He was unanimously elected to serve as the Chairman of the Florida Real Estate Commission from 2010-2011, and he continued to serve on the Commission through the end of his second term in December 2013. Richard also served as the Treasurer of the Broward Republican Party in 2010, and then as Chairman of the Broward County Republican Party through December of 2012.
Richard was elected State Committeeman in August 2016. He won with 53% of the vote in a three-candidate race on the public ballot where all of Broward’s approximately 250,000 registered Republicans had the opportunity to vote.
In 2018, Richard was elected as a Broward Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor with approximately 55% of the Countywide vote on the public nonpartisan ballot where all Broward voters, regardless of party, were able to vote.