Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Garrett Richter (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Garrett Richter
District Address:
Suite 203
3299 E. Tamiami Trail
Naples, FL 34112-4961
(239) 417-6205

Capitol Address:
404 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5023
political profile
  • Senate District:23
  • First Elected:2008
  • Terms Out:2016
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Collier,Lee
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2008, reelected subsequently
    House of Representatives, 2006-2008
  • Born:August 1, 1950 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Moved to Florida:1987
  • Religious Affiliation:Presbyterian
  • Education:Graduate School of Banking, Madison, WI, 1985
    University of Pittsburgh, B.S., 1981
  • Occupation:President, First National Bank of the Gulf Coast
  • Spouse:Diana Richter
  • Children:Melissa, Elizabeth, Robert
  • Grandchildren:Ian Davis Psota, Leah Elizabeth Psota, Santiago Robert Bartolini
  • Affiliations:Collier County Education Foundation, Emeritus Board Member
    Quest for Kids, Trustee
    Economic Development Council, past Board Member, 2004
  • Highlights:Edison State College, Fostering Leadership Award, 2012
    Florida Insurance Council, Harry G. Landrum Outstanding Legislative Leadership and Distinguished Service Award, 2009, 2011
    Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    Florida Bankers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    PACE Center, Legislator of the Year, 2011
    Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, Friend of Free Enterprise Award, 2010
    Associated Industries of Florida, Champion for Business Award, 2009, 2010, 2011
    Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Legislator of the Year Award, 2009
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Most Valuable Legislator, 2009
    Florida Insurance Council, Legislator of the Year, 2009
    Founder and CEO of First National Bank of Florida
    Founder and President of First National Bank of the Gulf Coast
  • Former Service:Big Cypress Water Basin
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