Fred Burgess, Esq. has over 20 years handling complex and routine business, immigration, and real estate transactions for his extensive network of domestic and international clientele. In 2006, Mr. Burgess learned the intricacies of the EB-5 Regional Center Pilot Program when he structured the acquisition of one of the original EB-5 projects in the United States.
Mr. Burgess is a frequently quoted EB-5 expert, and has been featured speaker at EB-5 presentations around the world. He has traveled throughout, China, South Korea, Vietnam, India, Dubai, Russia, Great Britain, Ireland, Mexico, Venezuela, and Canada promoting the EB-5 Regional Center Program. Fred has been invited by United States Senators, Congressmen and Governors to EB-5 trade missions around the world promoting EB-5 opportunities to foreign investors.
Mr. Burgess is a founding member and Past Chairman of the Weston Business Chamber; a past director of The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce; a founding member of The Broward Professional Alliance; and a volunteer for Junior Achievement of South Florida. Mr. Burgess was appointed by the City of Weston to serve on a committee to recommend amendments to the current Business Use Tax structure in The City of Weston.
Mr. Burgess is also a Principal of DMD Ventures, an operator and developer of national branded restaurant franchises, and various commercial developments. Additionally Mr. Burgess holds a Series 63 and Series 22 securities license.
Mr. Burgess earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida where he studied Advertising and Marketing. In 1989, he was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Burgess has been a practicing attorney since 1989 and has been an active member of the Florida Bar since 2002. He is the principal shareholder of The Burgess Law Firm, P.A.
Business – Real Estate – Banking – Immigration
University of Florida, B.S. (1986)
Widener University School of Law, JD (1989)
Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam)
Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative)