Philip R. DiGennaro Jr.

Consultant | Greenwich

Secretary Cheryl Carlin


Track record

Family-owned real estate investment company

Represented a family-owned real estate investment company, in connection with its purchase of a 10-acre property and 115,000 sf retail building and related net lease in Texas.

Real estate development company

Represented real estate development company in its re-development and financing of a multi-parcel medical office campus in Connecticut.

Apartment complex sale

Represented a real estate development company, in its sale of a 124-unit apartment complex in Connecticut.

Commercial property

Advised a family-owned entity on the purchase and triple-net lease of commercial property in Tyler, Texas, upon which a new retail rental store was constructed.

Lease negotiation

Completed a successful lease negotiation for a prominent longstanding culinary institution located in Greenwich, CT. The new lease includes, among other things, an expansion into additional adjacent space for a new take-out business.

Commercial real estate client

Represented a commercial real estate client in connection with the purchase of a high-end retail property located in the commercially-central area of Westport, Connecticut.

Commercial property

Closed the sale of commercial real property containing a major US wholesale chain and a restaurant on behalf of a family-owned real estate company. Withers attorneys also represented the client in the settlement of related litigation.

UK-based luxury group

Represented a UK-based luxury group of private hotels, restaurants, and private members' clubs, in its acquisition, financing and organizational restructuring of a multi-parcel hotel property in Miami Beach, Florida.


  • Inside the Entrepreneurial Mind, Rye Brook, NY, host

  • 'My Countries: Advising the Internationally Connected Client', New Rochelle, NY, January 2015, speaker

  • 'Startups 101: A Roadmap to Successful Entrepreneurship", Stamford, CT, October 2014, speaker

  • 'Boot Camp for the Inbound Foreign Entrepreneur', Greenwich, CT, May 2014, speaker

  • 'Securing the Staff', Protecting the Principals Seminar Series, Greenwich CT, September 2011, presenter

  • Inside the Entrepreneurial Mind Monthly Breakfast Series, Greenwich CT, host

  • 'Embracing the Downturn', Entrepreneurs Organization Fall Event (Greenwich), November 2008, panelist

  • 'Greenwich Entrepreneur' Radio Program, WGCH 1490 AM (Greenwich), co-host

  • 'A Clear View - Achieving Transparency Using Family Office Practices in Your Family Business", Joint Presentation with GenSpring Family Offices, LLC (New Haven, Greenwich), June 2009, panelist

  • 'Real Estate Power Moves - Creating Opportunity Out of Crisis", Inc. Magazine Business Owners Council Event (Manhattan, Long Island, Greenwich), June 2009, panelist