Legacy Bank of Florida 4 star Bauer rating

Largest Independent Bank
in Palm Beach and Broward Counties
Over $600 million in assets

Named 2015 Established Small Business of the Year

by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce


Management Team

Board of Directors


Dennis G. Bedley is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. He is also one of the organizing Directors.

Leo B. (Lee) Berman is one of the organizing Directors of Legacy Bank of Florida. Mr. Berman owns the controlling interest in a marina located in Palm Beach County, including various other businesses and real estate holdings.

Thomas M. McDonald was appointed to the Board of Directors in June 2007. He is Chief Executive Officer and President of Craven Thompson & Associates, Inc., an engineering consulting firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Michael W. Moskowitz was appointed to the Board of Directors in October 2006. He is a founder and managing partner of Moskowitz, Mandell, Salim & Simowitz, P.A., a Fort Lauderdale based firm, where he is head of the litigation department.


Kate A. Murphy was appointed to the Board of Directors in June 2014. She is a private real estate investor, with investments in Broward County and Palm Beach County, Florida.


Stephen S. Schifrin was appointed to the Board of Directors in August 2014. He is chief compliance officer of Terrapin Asset Management, LLC, and its affiliated specialty finance lending company, Terrapin Lending Company, and manages all legal and regulatory compliance affairs for Terrapin Partners, LLC, a private firm focused on private equity and venture capital investing.

Michael I. Udine was appointed to the Board of Directors in March 2011.  November 2020, he was selected Broward County Vice Mayor.  Mr. Udine serves as the Broward County District 3 Commissioner since November 2016 the Mayor of Parkland between 2006 and 2016, and as a Parkland City Commissioner from 2003 to 2016.  Mr. Udine is a partner at the law firm of Udine & Udine in Northwest Broward County focusing on insurance litigation, commercial collections and real estate law.

Robert S. (Bob) Walters was appointed to the Bank's Board of Directors in April 2014. Mr. Walters is an Architect and Real Estate Developer. His Architecture firm, Robert S. Walters A.I.A., P.A., was founded in 1981. Mr. Walters is a graduate of Clemson University, earning his Bachelor of Science in 1977 and a Masters of Architecture in 1979. Mr. Walters is a life-long resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Management of the Bank


Legacy Bank of Florida presently has the following Senior Officers:


  • Dennis G. Bedley, Chairman of the Board, Director and Chief Executive Officer
  • Marcia K. Snyder, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer and Chief Operating Officer
  • Bradley R. Meredith, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Andrea (Andi) Allen, Group Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking
  • Richard A. (Rick) Simpson, West Palm Beach Market President
  • Kyle S. Kessler, Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer
  • Sandy M. Walker, Vice President-Sales & Marketing