Anthony P. Forte

Anthony P. Forte

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-7732
Fax: (215) 972-1937

Primary Office

Philadelphia
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186

Anthony P. Forte

Partner

Anthony Forte concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate development and transactions, with an emphasis on site acquisition, land use approvals and permitting, construction, historic preservation, and leasing matters. Most recently, Anthony has provided real estate legal counsel to clients in the multi-family residential, retail and hospitality industries and has assisted clients with major mixed-use developments and other large construction projects in Philadelphia. He has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of "America's Leading Lawyers in Real Estate" every year, since 2009.  His firm leadership roles include membership on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Resource Group.  Anthony is involved in numerous community organizations, including serving as a Board Member of FringeArts, President of the Philadelphia Chapter of Lambda Alpha International (LAI), Co-Chair of the annual FEASTIVAL fundraiser, the Advisory Board for the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN), and the leadership committee of the Impact Development Roundtable.  

Thought Leadership

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named one of "America's Leading Lawyers in Real Estate" by Chambers USA, 2009 to present

President, Philadelphia Chapter, Lambda Alpha International, the Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics, 2014 (Member since 2005)

Named "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by American Lawyer Media, 2005 

Memberships and Affiliations

Board Member and Board Governance Committee Chair, Fringe Arts

Co-Chair, FEASTIVAL fundraising gala (benefiting Fringe Arts)

Former Board Member and Board Chairman, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

Member, Real Estate Property Section, Philadelphia Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Associations

Member, University of Pennsylvania Law School Alumni Association

Education

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

B.A., Amherst College, 1989, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Firm Management Positions

Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member

Retail and Hospitality, Chair

Anthony Forte concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate development and transactions, with an emphasis on site acquisition, land use approvals and permitting, construction, historic preservation, and leasing matters. Most recently, Anthony has provided real estate legal counsel to clients in the multi-family residential, retail and hospitality industries and has assisted clients with major mixed-use developments and other large construction projects in Philadelphia. He has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of "America's Leading Lawyers in Real Estate" every year, since 2009.  His firm leadership roles include membership on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Resource Group.  Anthony is involved in numerous community organizations, including serving as a Board Member of FringeArts, President of the Philadelphia Chapter of Lambda Alpha International (LAI), Co-Chair of the annual FEASTIVAL fundraiser, the Advisory Board for the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN), and the leadership committee of the Impact Development Roundtable.