Cristofer A. Bennardo

USA: Florida

Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP
3837 NW Boca Raton Boulevard
Suite 200
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Tel: 561-544-8900
Fax: 561-544-8999


Cristofer A. Bennardo is a Partner with Padula Bennardo Levine and a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law. Mr. Bennardo is licensed to practice law in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania, concentrating his practice in the areas of real estate, business and trusts and estates. Mr. Bennardo has been in practice since 1998. Mr. Bennardo’s real estate practice consists of past representative counsel in commercial and residential property transactions throughout the state of Florida on behalf of buyers, sellers, developers, lending institutions, area banks, brokers, contractors, and national investment funds. Mr. Bennardo’s transactional practice includes acquisitions and sales of every kind, from the two party residential purchase and sale, to the multi-purpose commercial transaction involving due diligence orchestration, zoning and land use matters, title clearance and resolution, as well as the coordination of related business sales and property development. Mr. Bennardo appears before local administrative agencies and government bodies on all matters relating to zoning and land use.

Mr. Bennardo routinely lectures on matters of real estate and business. He serves on the Real Estate and Industry Liaison Committee of the Real Property and Probate Law Section of the Florida Bar, The Real Estate Council of Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund Services, LLC and the Professional Advisory Committee of the Boca Raton Museum of Art, amongst other community involvements. Mr. Bennardo has been recognized as a top rated “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2019. Mr. Bennardo is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, as well as the United States District Court, Southern and Middle District of Florida.

Mr. Bennardo received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1995, and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 1998. He lives in Boca Raton with his wife, Janine, and two children, Alessa and Cristofer.

Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP handles matters in all facets of real estate, both commercial and residential. This includes simple and complex purchase and sale transactions, due diligence orchestration, municipal planning and zoning, developer representation, homeowners and condominium associations, financing solutions and lender representation, commercial loan workouts, foreclosure representation, asset holding and investment advice, leasing and landlord-tenant relations, and dispute resolution. The firm represents parties from all aspects of the common transaction including buyers, sellers, lenders, investors, developers and banks. The firm’s seasoned litigation team is well versed in all matters of real estate court and trial practice, contact our real estate attorneys today.

Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP’s provides the client with full closing and title services as an authorized agent of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company through Attorney’s Title Fund Services, LLC.

The firm’s multi discipline practice allows the integration of the real estate transaction with the inseparable aspects of the client’s needs, such as corporate and business structure planning, partnership and venture arrangements, and personal estate planning.

Padula Bennardo Levine LLP combines the distinguished reputations and knowledge of Cris Bennardo, a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate, Dan Levine, a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law, and Steve Padula, a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in both Business Litigation and Civil Trial.

While continuing a traditional focus of its lawyers delivering individualized attention to the businesses and individuals they represent and counsel, Padula Bennardo Levine LLP’s legal team and support staff also will provide collaborative problem solving, adding distinct value for its clientele through the provision of excellent work product, a high degree of ethics, and trusted performance at a competitive fee. Over the years, Cris, Dan and Steve each have established an outstanding reputation for their character, ability, and practical approach to legal problem solving. Now, Padula Bennardo Levine LLP is eager for you to meet its legal team and support staff, who all possess these same characteristics clients have come to expect in the past, and it is with that in mind that the firm looks forward to expanding services to our clients in the future, working together to provide practical and effective solutions for all business related legal needs.