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Michael V. Benedetto

Managing Shareholder, President

Michael Benedetto is the firm’s President and Co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Department, as well as the Corporate, Finance & Banking Department. He devotes his practice to complex commercial real estate, education, corporate and commercial matters, business organizations, and banking matters.

Michael served as a judicial intern to Justice (then Judge) Virginia A. Long, J.A.D. He has been a member of the Real Estate Committee, the Legislative Committee and the Technology Law Practice Management Sections of the Monmouth Bar Association.

Michael has served or currently serves as an officer, director and adviser to numerous organizations in the fields of real estate, banking, management and food, as well as for charitable entities.


  • Pennsylvania Bar
  • New Jersey Bar
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1994–present
  • American Red Cross, New Jersey Chapter, Member, Board of Directors, 2002–2010
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal & Northern New Jersey, Member, Board of Directors, 2009–2011, 2017–present
  • Hollywood Golf Club, Chairman, Legal Committee, 2009–2015; 2016-present
  • Hollywood Golf Club, Member, Membership Committee, 2009–2014
  • Middletown Lions Club, Member/Past President, 1993–2009
  • Monmouth Bar Association, Member, 1994–present
  • Monmouth Bar Association, Member, Real Estate Committee, Legislative Committee (prior) and Law Practice Management
  • Monmouth University Board of Trustees, Trustee, 2019–present; Executive Committee, 2021–present
  • Monmouth University Legal Committee, Member 2017-present
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, 1994–present
  • Professional Development Advisory Council, Valley National Bank, Member, 2009-2014
  • Rumson-Fair Haven Bank, Member, Advisory Committee, 2007–2014
  • 180 Turning Lives Around, Golf Co-Chair, 2010–2015


Ocean, NJ

Support Staff

Assistant: Andrea Jaworski

Practice Areas


Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1994

Monmouth College, B.S., 1990

Bard College, 1986–1988