Michael D. Minton

Shareholder and Chair of the Agribusiness Industry Team, Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer (Fort Pierce)

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Michael Minton is a Shareholder and Chair of the firm’s Agribusiness Industry Team. He represents family businesses with an emphasis on generationally-owned agricultural businesses. He assists with their organizational structure, federal income, estate and gift tax planning and business succession planning. He offers his clients extensive experience focusing on tax issues related to agri-business, as well as water resource issues and new innovative uses of land for value added propositions.

Mr. Minton’s clients receive the benefit of his 30+ years of experience in Florida agri-business and interaction with agencies that regulate the utilization and optimization of their assets and business opportunities. Mr. Minton is a past Vice-Chair of the Governing Board of South Florida Water Management District (1997-2001).

Currently, Mr. Minton is Chair of Nominating Committee and Past Chair of the Board of Trustees for the University of Florida Law Center Association, Inc. and Chair of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Florida Partnership, the University of Florida Foundation, Florida Tax Watch and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Solutions Committee of the Central Florida Water Initiative and has stayed involved in water related issues across the State of Florida.