We are The Fiorentino Group
Government Relations and Business Development
The Fiorentino Group is a full-service government relations and business development firm. We provide a broad range of consulting services to clients looking to influence public policy and create new business opportunities. Our team of advocates is also one of the largest in the state. As a result, we have decades of experience in state, local, and federal government relations and new business development.
At The Fiorentino Group (TFG), we provide clients with an unmatched level of expertise in every aspect of government and the political process. We have participated in creating and shaping policies in Florida and beyond for decades. Our services include designing and implementing strategic work plans, building coalitions with key organizations who share client interests, and providing advocacy services, in addition to ensuring successful communication with critical contacts on behalf of our clients.
Our philosophy is to establish a business partnership with each of our clients. We believe that working together—as a team—creates a customer-friendly environment. That’s why we involve our clients in the ongoing process of achieving their goals. As a result, TFG can tailor strategies specific to client objectives. Our expertise, experience, and relationships in the political spectrum also give our clients a key competitive advantage. With our capabilities and team ethic, TFG has the necessary instruments to design our clients’ effective government affairs strategies.
The Fiorentino Group maintains offices and advocates in Jacksonville and Tallahassee to assist clients in Florida and beyond.
TFG in the words of our clients
- President, AT&T Florida, Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands
"The Fiorentino Group has played an integral role in our public policy success over the years. I can always count on them to perform at a high level."
- Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Ground Works Solutions, Inc.
“Our partnership with The Fiorentino Group has been a professional and productive experience. Their team offers reliable solutions for almost any need.”
- Former U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas and Chairman, The Vestcor Companies
“The Fiorentino Group provides excellent government relations services and did an outstanding job guiding Vestcor’s proposed DRI through the approval process at the local and state level. I would recommend their services to anyone needing assistance navigating the intricacies of government bureaucracy.”
- President, The Petway Companies and Founder, Former Chairman and CEO of Zurich Insurance Services Inc.
"Marty and I have had so many experiences together that it is hard to highlight just one. We have worked together on a number of important issues and I have always considered him a knowledgeable and trusted friend. Marty and his team have a wealth of experience and expertise, making The Fiorentino Group a highly valued resource for businesses in Florida."
- President, Vulcan Lands, Inc.
"Marty and his team wield considerable political influence, year after year. I am always assured that my message and goals reach the right decision-makers in a timely, effective manner."
- Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, NTE Energy
"It is a real pleasure working with The Fiorentino Group. Their immediate access to key decision-makers and regulators, combined with their ability to communicate our company’s message, provides us (NTE Energy) with a strong and persuasive voice in Tallahassee and at the local level. Marty and his team consistently demonstrate high ethical standards in their firm’s business practices and are respected by legislators and their peers."
- President, University of North Florida and Former Mayor, City of Jacksonville
"I have considered Marty a trusted advisor for years, from my time as mayor of Jacksonville to my current role as president of the University of North Florida. His firm is highly respected and a must-stop for anyone running for office in Florida. Most importantly, the professionals at The Fiorentino Group perform in a highly ethical manner, which sets them apart from other firms."
- Former President, University of Florida
"When I resigned as President of the University of Florida in 1989, I had an opportunity to resume my law practice in Jacksonville. One of the first professionals I worked with was Marty Fiorentino, at that time an in-house specialist in governmental and public relations. He later founded The Fiorentino Group, a private consulting organization with a track record that is unsurpassed in the field of client representation in private and public sectors."
- Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
"I have known Marty for 20 years and he has always been professional and performance-oriented. He is respected for the breadth, depth and immediate relevance of his knowledge base, his insightful analysis and his integrity. He is an invaluable resource for those both in and outside of government. He did a terrific job for me at the U.S. Department of Transportation and he continues to have my friendship and trust."
- President, CSX Transportation, Ret. and Vice-Chairman, CSX Corporation, Ret.
"Marty worked for me at CSX and provided the company with excellent advice and counsel on political issues. He knows who in government to call and they know him. Whether it was government relations or crisis management, Marty was a game changer and a “go to” guy at CSX. With The Fiorentino Group, Marty has built a successful government relations firm with a team of professionals who possess his level of integrity and his breadth of knowledge, access and expertise."
- Southeast Regional Director of Operations, HDR
"The Fiorentino Group has represented HDR for more than 10 years. Their relationships have proved to be extremely valuable in getting access to state and federal officials who adopt policies that impact our business."