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Focus Areas:

Banking and Institutional Lending
Real Estate
Special Assets

Practice Areas:

Banking and Institutional Lending
Real Estate
Special Assets

Industries Served:

Real Estate
Financial Institutions

Bar Membership:

Florida, 1994


University of Florida Levin College of Law
Gainesville, Florida, 1993
J.D., Juris Doctor, summa cum laude

Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, Virginia, 1984
B.A., History and French, cum laude


Virginia Military Institute Attorney Association
Jupiter-Tequesta Athletic Association
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County
Knights of Columbus

Carl V. Romano P.A.

West Palm Beach   

Carl Romano is an Partner in the West Palm Beach office of Broad and Cassel. He is a member of the Banking and Institutional Lending, Real Estate, and Special Assets Practice Groups.

  • Mr. Romano has experience with commercial real estate loan transactions, including construction and conduit loans. He has also assisted clients with commercial leases, as well as the acquisition and development of properties.
  • Mr. Romano has been recognized with an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell, the agency's highest mark for both competency and ethics and is achieved by only five percent of attorneys.
  • Mr. Romano was designated a 2009, 2012 - 2017 "Florida Legal Elite" in Florida Trend magazine by his peers, an honor awarded to less than 2 percent of the Florida Bar. He was also recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in 2013 - 2017.
  • Mr. Romano has represented institutional lenders in connection with new money loans, acquisition and development financing, and conduit transactions.
  • He has represented shopping center and mall developers in connection with the leasing of shopping center and mall properties.
  • An article Mr. Romano authored, dealing with the promulgation of regulations and their impact on leasing and sales transactions, was published in the June/July 1996 issue of ActionLine, a publication of the Florida Bar's Real Property Probate Trust Law Section.
  • Mr. Romano graduated first in his law school class from University of Florida. He was also awarded Order of the Coif as well as multiple academic awards.
Mr. Romano was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, and currently serves as volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County.

Honors and Awards

  • "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine, 2014 - 2017 
  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®", 2013 - 2017 
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers - Banking & Finance, 2012 
  • "Florida Legal Elite" for Banking & Financial, 2009, 2012-2017 
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Named a "Top Lawyer" by the South Florida Legal Guide 
  • Order of the Coif 

Press Releases


Press Release


Nine Broad and Cassel Attorneys Honored as Florida Legal Elite 2017


38 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers, Nine Honored as Rising Stars


Broad and Cassel Honored as a 2017 Top Law Firm: Guide honors 18 firm attorneys


45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year