Matt Bryan

PARTNER

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Matt Bryan joined Smith, Bryan & Myers in 1984, and has served as President for many years. He heads the firm’s legislative program and has successfully coordinated legislative advocacy and communications efforts on behalf of SBM’s clients, including:

  • Legislative passage of a significant tax exemption for professional sports franchise facilities
  • Legislative passage of an inter-track wagering system for Florida pari-mutuel facilities
  • Legislative approval of set-aside funding for thoroughbred breeders from slot machine revenue
  • Legislative passage of a statewide program of credit card acceptance in all of Florida’s state and local governmental agencies
  • Securing several submerged land leases and development permits from the Florida Cabinet
  • Assisting multiple clients in obtaining large contracts with the state, including the online games contract for the Florida Lottery, the auto emission inspection contract of Northeast Florida, as well as the financing, design, construction and operation of several private prisons

Matt lives in Tallahassee with his wife Sheri. They have two grown children and spend their free time traveling.

In the News

Smith, Bryan & Myers Pushes Legislation Through Responsive, Experienced Service

With a team of six lobbyists and over 30 years of experience, Tallahassee-based Smith, Bryan & Myers has built a strong reputation on proactive, client-oriented service, ranking the firm No. 8 on Sunshine State News’ list of Top Lobbyists in the Sunshine State.

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Smith, Bryan & Myers (SBM) announced it has launched a new website and expanded its social media presence across the digital universe.

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Matt Bryan, Jeff Hartley, Jim Naff, Smith Bryan & Myers: North Florida Water Working Group

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