Canterbury Named as 40 Under 40 Honoree

Fort Myers, Florida — Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Real Estate Attorney Edward Canterbury has been selected as one of Gulfshore Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40.

Canterbury is Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law and handles all aspects of real estate with a focus on commercial and residential development and leasing. His ability to understand complexities of real estate has led to unique opportunities, including working on multi-million dollar projects, helping medical practices expand nationwide and statewide, and developing new communities.

“Ed has a tremendous intellect and his ability to undertake complex real estate transactions is impressive. At the same time, Ed’s personality and positive attitude make him a favorite with business clients,” shares Denis Noah, former managing partner of Henderson Franklin. Thomas Gunderson, Chair of Henderson Franklin’s Real Estate department, has “enjoyed watching ‘Eddie Canterbury, an associate’ evolve into ‘Ed Canterbury, my partner’ handling some of the largest and most complex real estate transactions in Southwest Florida. Ed is a valuable partner and currently serves on Henderson Franklin’s Executive Committee. It is commendable how Ed balances his work ethic while at the same time not sacrificing time with family.” Canterbury also incorporates his expertise in real estate law and love for community serving on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties.

Canterbury received his law degree in 2005 from Ohio Northern University, summa cum laude (Valedictorian) and his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A., 2002). He may be reached at 239.344.1275 or via email at

Henderson Franklin is celebrating its 95th anniversary of serving the legal needs and communities of Southwest Florida. The firm is the largest, locally-based law firm between Tampa and Miami with over 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, business and civil litigation, eminent domain, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Naples. For more information on Canterbury or Henderson Franklin, please visit

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