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Jan W. Pitchford

Partner, Real Estate Practice Co-Administrator
240 South Pineapple Avenue
10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236


Denise Olsen
Direct941.366.6660, Ext. 2587

Jan Walters Pitchford is Board Certified in Real Estate Law. Jan's practice includes extensive involvement in all facets of development, commercial lending and residential transactions.

Jan represents developers, institutional and private lenders, borrowers, sellers, and purchasers in connection with the acquisition, financing, development and disposition of commercial and residential properties. Her financing experience includes all aspects of real estate and asset-based lending, cash flow financing, mezzanine financing, construction financing, and permanent loans. Jan also regularly represents clients in connection with the development and construction of commercial and residential projects and in the preparation and negotiation of contracts and agreements pertaining to such representation.


  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Perlman Music Program/Suncoast, Board Member
  • Sarasota Crew, Inc., Board Member
  • St. Armand's Key Lutheran Church Foundation, Board Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, former Board Member, 1999-2003
  • Forty Carrots Family Center, former Board Member
  • Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections

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  • J.D., with honors, Rutgers University, 1985
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Florida State University, 1982

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1985


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