Richard and Andrea Gonzmart talk about succession, the Buccaneer and lessons learned from each other
Maybe it’s the collection of guitars or the enormous number of awards and newspaper clippings surrounding his office but walking into Richard Gonzmart’s world is telling. His mind darts around and his ideas are large and vivid. He’s a passionate philanthropist, a devoted father and husband, a genius restaurateur—we all know this already—and so much more. It’s a challenge to find stories untold about him.
The Galati family relocated from Westchester, New York, to Hollywood, Florida, in the late 1960s. The matriarch of the Galati family, Anna Maria, was pregnant with the youngest of her five children. Michael Galati, the patriarch of the family, didn’t want to raise his children in New York and had always loved being near the
Graduating from college during the Great Recession of the late 2000s was a daunting experience, indeed. It was hard for young graduates to be picky about their career offerings—there weren’t very many. It was the same for Ali St. Cyr, now broker and owner of Tomlin St. Cyr Real Estate Services, in Tampa. Like a