Garrett Richter

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Garrett Richter
Garrett Richter (R-37 th).jpg
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 23rd district
Assumed office
Preceded by Nancy C. Detert
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 37th district
In office
Preceded by Burt Saunders
Succeeded by Anitere Flores
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 76th district
In office
Preceded by J. Dudley Goodlette
Succeeded by Tom Grady
Personal details
Born (1950-08-01) August 1, 1950 (age 65)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Diana Richter
Alma mater University of Pittsburgh (B.S.)
Profession banker
Religion Presbyterian

Garrett Richter (born on August 1, 1950) is a Republican member of the Florida Senate, representing the 23rd District, which includes parts of Collier and Lee Counties since 2012.


Senator Garrett Richter President Pro Tempore

Elected in 2008, Garrett Richter is serving in his second term as a Florida State Senator, representing portions of Collier and Lee Counties. He was unanimously elected as President Pro Tempore of the Senate in November, 2012 and was subsequently reelected in November, 2014. He previously served for one term in the House of Representatives.

Prior to his election, Senator Richter was a founder, director, President and CEO of First National Bank of Florida. He is currently a founder, director and President of First Florida Integrity Bank in Naples.

Senator Richter is a proud veteran. He was awarded a Bronze Star in 1971 while serving with the 75th Ranger Company in Vietnam. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the Graduate School of Banking at Madison, Wisconsin. He has been married to Diana for 40 years and together they are most proud of their three grown children and their four grandchildren.

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