Broker of Record
Ron Bird is a New Jersey State Licensed Real Estate Broker and the Agency's Broker of Record. Ron has developed an approach to business brokerage that demands a very high level of professionalism that is clearly reflected in his relationship with buyers and sellers alike. He acquired the Agency eleven years ago from Martin H. Hochadel.
Ron 's background includes more than 20 years in banking, most recently with a $100 billion asset bank on Wall St. - Bank of New York Mellon. Ron spent several years with Arthur D. Little Valuation working on numerous acquisitions (including many banking acquisitions) plus the General Motors acquisition of Electronic Data Systems (EDS). The aggregate value of acquisitions over 3 years was in excess of $1.0 billion. Ron has over 45 years professional experience in business. Ron also held senior level accounting and finance positions over ten years in manufacturing, including Simmons Co. (mattresses & hide-a-beds) and Oakite Products Inc. (industrial cleaning products). Ron earned both his MBA in Finance and a BS in Accounting at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Ron's direct cell number is 908-296-1700.
Agency Coverage and Support - Andrey Samarov, Broker/Sales Associate
The Agency depends greatly on the time and dedication of the Agency's key Broker - Andrey Samarov.
Andrey is a New Jersey State Licensed Real Estate Broker-Sales Associate. Andrey has held a New Jersey Real Estate license since 1986. His primary areas of expertise include business brokerage and commercial real estate brokerage. Andrey is very active in the brokerage field, specializing in a broad scope of retail industry sectors, including service businesses, food stores, liquor businesses plus energy and fuel distribution centers all with the added benefit of being able to professionally deal with transactions involving commercial real estate properties as well. His knowledge and expertise in the operational structure of numerous businesses has earned him the reputation of a highly rated professional, an honorable broker with sharp and effective marketing techniques as well as exemplarily negotiation skills.
Agency & Professional Affiliations
Ron Bird is an Accredited Merger & Acquisition Advisor by the Association of Professional M&A Advisors. He is also an Accredited Business Advisor, AInstIB, by The Institute for Independent Business – USA. Most recently, Ron became a Certified Adviser by the Independent Business Alliance – Americas (IBA). He is a State of New Jersey Notary Public.