Steve@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6152 is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker who has over 23 years of experience in managing his own businesses in Europe and the United States of America. Steve was involved in the start up of the International Petroleum exchange in London, England and his company belonged to the top three Oil Broker firms with offices in London, Geneva, Singapore and New York. His international experience and foreign language skills provides him with the unique ability to deal with different nationalities in order to complete the deals.
Troy@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6163 is a Graduate of The University of South Florida and a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker. Troy has over 25 years of successful business ownership in various entities including retail, manufacturing and food service. Qualifications include a Bachelor Degree in Business Management, experience in negotiating complex business transactions, proven marketing skills and a focus on professionalism and integrity. Troy has a unique insight in the specific needs and motivations of business Buyers and Sellers to facilitate successful transactions. He was previously licensed in commercial real estate and business brokerage in Pennsylvania.
BillK@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6155 is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent who has been brokering business sales and acquisitions since 1984 in Southwest Florida. Bill also has over 20 years of experience in Hotel and Restaurant Management with companies from coast to coast (including Connecticut, California, Missouri and Pennsylvania). Bill’s business brokerage and management experience since 1984 makes him very knowledgeable of the Southwest Florida business community.
Rainer@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6156 is a successful licensed Florida Real Estate Agent who has been in the business brokerage since 2000. Rainer comes to ABB also having over 30 years of experience in the food service industry. The American Culinary Federation has certified him as an Executive Chef for Life. Rainer has owned his own successful restaurant in N.H. for 14 years and since 1984 manufactured fresh food products in Lee County Florida. He has a management degree in food service and served on the board of directors of his own NASDAQ traded public company. His management and people skills give him excellent qualifications for success. Rainer speaks, reads and writes fluent German. He is a Notary Public and a certified Notary Signing Agent.
Craig@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6165 is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent located in our Sarasota office. Craig joined American Business Brokers with over 40 years of experience in the IT sector with extensive operations management background, product development and sales support. Craig was responsible for sales support for closing business opportunities producing $10M in annual revenue. In addition, he owned and operated a retail business in Minnesota and a consulting business in Florida. Craig brings a high level of detail in customer service that will benefit both buyers and sellers.
Billjames@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6159 is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent. After graduating College Bill accepted a Marketing position with a fortune 500 company and had 6 promotions in 8 years. He realized that his true skills were in Business Development so he successfully started, built up and sold a very profitable Land Development Company in N. J. He was a licensed General Contractor and New Jersey Real Estate Agent. When he sold his business he was averaging 3 sub-divisions a year with 15 home closings. He moved to Collier County in 2000 and has a son at Florida Southern College and a daughter at First Baptist Academy in Naples. He has purchased, built up and sold a successful food service company and with his extensive professional business background has assisted in the successful sales of a varied of Businesses in Florida.
Don@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6168 listed and sold his vehicle dealership business with American Business Brokers. Don was so impressed with ABB's professionalism, marketing, confidentiality, and skill that he decided to join their team as an Associate. As a past business owner, Don understands the concerns, emotions, and issues that sellers and buyers may encounter. Don's background also includes nearly 20 years in business to business experience in sales, engineering, product development, and sales management with a global Fortune 500 manufacturer. Don holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
Rick@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6154 is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent in our Fort Myers office. Rick joined American Business Brokers with 17 years of experience as a Paramedic in NY/NJ. He transitioned into corporate sales obtaining multi- million dollar contracts for small to large medical companies. As Director of Operations and Marketing for a NY based emergency medical company, he helped to reposition the struggling business for success. Moving to Florida he has worked with Franchisees and local business owners to successfully grow their business. With his years of experience in the medical and sales field and his ambitious attitude, Rick has transitioned seamlessly into Business Brokerage. His management, people skills and caring attitude allows him to continue to succeed.
Kent@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6164 is a licensed real estate salesman with over 35 years of experience in the ownership, management and sale of service related businesses. Kent graduated from Indiana University with a double major in accounting and finance, and worked with a Big Eight accounting firm for approximately five years before becoming the VP of finance for a large commercial real estate development company in Northern Indiana. Kent has owned and operated over ten water treatment companies to include the successful purchase and sale of six franchises.
Dave@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6166 is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent. Dave joined ABB with over 35 years of experience in the Utility Industry. His work within Human Resources included negotiations of contracts. He also launched a successful sports restaurant in Northern Kentucky. Qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and the sales of electric generation in Ohio.
Patrick@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6162 is a licensed Sales Agent located in Southeast Florida. Patrick has over 30 years of experience in wholesale and retail distribution. For 25 year he managed a chain of golf car distributorships in the Midwest and Florida. His responsibilities included the purchasing and selling additional locations. Eventually he sold the entire chain of stores. After that he purchased, built up and sold a profitable retail golf car dealership in South Florida. He has been on both the buying and selling side of the table and has faced the same questions and concern that customers have during a transaction.
Jim@ABBrokers.com | (239) 425-6158 is a serial entrepreneur, with an Executive MBA from Suffolk University, is a successful acquisition intermediary and business broker located in Naples Florida. Prior to joining American Business Brokers, he was in the energy/technology sector for 35 years in all phases of business, raised $15 Million dollars of Institutional Funds for a SaaS within the utility industry that he founded, and understands what it takes to start and grow a business, acquire a business, and sell a business first hand.
His strengths include general management, sales, marketing, software development, professional services, consulting, strategic investments, and M&A. Jim is an influential business executive with a long track record in the energy/utility field successfully building and leading teams that deliver tangible top and bottom-line business results. He has broad experience in management positions at start-ups and publicly traded utility focused software/hardware companies, Invensys, SAP, Itron, Elster, ClickSoftware and ABB. He has played key roles in the establishment, growth and exits of 4 technology companies (start-ups and global multi $B firms).
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