Ryan D. Gesten was born in Forest Hills, New York, where he graduated from The Kew-Forest School in 1993, the son of a criminal attorney and a linguists teacher. Mr. Gesten attended the University of Miami and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Marketing. Mr. Gesten was a member of the Dean’s List throughout his upper-class. Thereafter, Mr. Gesten attended the University of Miami School of Law. Mr. Gesten was awarded the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement for Academic Performance in Civil Procedure. Mr. Gesten also attended the University of London, Faculty of Laws, in London, England. During one summer semester, Mr. Gesten interned at the Department of Justice, U.S. Trustee’s office. Upon graduation in December 1999, Mr. Gesten successfully passed the Florida Bar on his first attempt and was admitted to practice on May 1, 2000.
From 2009 through 2015 Mr. Gesten founded and was the managing partner of The Law Offices of Ryan D. Gesten, P.A. Thereafter, Mr. Gesten was an equity shareholder at the oldest firm in Broward County.
Mr. Gesten represents developers, commercial and residential landlords, banks, debt buyers, and business owners and focuses on commercial and business litigation, real estate title and litigation, trust and estate litigation, foreclosure, collection, and insurance subrogation. Mr. Gesten is a title agent writing on Old Republic National Title Insurance Company through Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC.
Mr. Gesten has been a Lecturer for National Business Institute on the subjects of collections and the FDCPA for the series entitled Boost Your Bottom Line: Your Guide to Effective Debt Collection in Florida.
Additionally, Mr. Gesten was a contributing author of International Commercial Debt Collection, Carswell (West Publications).