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John Sheetz

John Sheetz
Business Broker

About Me

Company Information: Welcome to Sunbelt Business Brokers, serving the northern Shenandoah Valley in Virginia and West Virginia. Our brokers work with buyers and sellers of businesses of all types. Sunbelt is the largest network of business brokers, with over 300 offices worldwide. Our brokers handle a wide range of transactions, representing buyers and sellers in business asset sales ranging from $50,000 to $25,000,000. Office owners Jim Barb and John Sheetz have a combined 55+ years of real estate and business experience. We are also licensed real estate brokers and agents, bringing those skills to bear for our clients. Background: James E. Barb James E. "Jim" Barb is a native of Clarke County, Virginia where he lives today. He graduated from Shenandoah College with an Associate degree and from Shepherd College with a BS degree. He attended graduate school at American University. During college Jim joined the Army National Guard, serving 6 months active duty at Fort Knox, KY and Fort Jackson, SC and the remaining 5 years as a guardsman with the local 116th Infantry Company. After a stint with the federal government where he worked in the intelligence sector, Jim pursued a real estate career. After becoming a success in several aspects of real estate sales (residential, commercial & business opportunities), Jim chaired the MLS committee for the Blue Ridge Association of Realtors (BRAR) from 1982-84 and was the driving force for the conversion to a computerized MLS. He also later served as president of the BRAR and was awarded Realtor of the Year. On the state level Jim chaired the Computer and Standard Forms Committees as well as serving as president of the Virginia Manager{s Council. He was also awarded Virginia Manager of the Year. Jim is the President and CEO of Jim Barb Realty, Inc., a 30-agent firm with offices in Berryville & Winchester Virginia. He has worked as a licensed real estate agent in the northern Valley since 1971 and is licensed in both Virginia and West Virginia. Jim obtained his real estate broker{s license in 1981 and his appraiser{s license in 1993. Over the years, he has participated as both student and instructor in a wide variety of continuing education seminars and courses related to real estate sales and brokerage. He is an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Residential Salesperson (CRS), and Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB). John A. Sheetz John Sheetz is a native of Clarke County, Virginia and currently resides in Frederick County, Virginia. He graduated from James Madison University with an undergraduate degree in business administration and from the United States Sports Academy with a graduate degree in sports science. John{s early work experience was in the health care field where he held several executive-level positions with major health systems. He later formed a small consulting company that provided strategic planning and business development support to hospitals, health systems, physicians and other health care providers. Additionally, he has been involved in serveral business start-ups, mergers, and acquisitions as a partner or investor. Currently, John is a principal in the Sunbelt - Winchester office and is also a licensed real estate agent in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. He focuses on commercial real estate and business brokerage. Susan G. Masters With a background in marketing, public relations, publishing, residential construction, healthcare, business ownership, and civic leadership, Susan Grubbs Masters brings a wide range of experience into the arena of business sales. The former owner of Master Media Group, Inc., and founding publisher of Insights magazine, Susan has served as the chair of the Old Town Development Board and is currently the chair of the Winchester Planning Commission. She is a member and a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Winchester and is currently a charter member and president of the newly formed Kiwanis Club of Old Town. Formerly of Front Royal, Susan is the wife of Stewart R. Masters and mother of two grown children. She is a member of the First Presbyterian Church and owner of Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio & Day Spa. Paul Stroup Paul obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from George Washington University and a Master of Arts Degree from Western Maryland University, with additional graduate level work at University of Maryland, University of Alabama, University of Pittsburgh and Shippensburg University. He was a long-time secondary school administrator. Following that career, Paul became a license real estate agent and appraiser. He maintains his West Virginia real estate license and lives in Jefferson County, West Virginia. Paul is an Air Force veteran. Todd Carlisle Todd Carlisle, a native of Clarke County, VA brings to Sunbelt a diversified array of business and professional knowledge. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a BA in Mass Communications, and Todd continued his business training attending Mount Saint Marys College and graduating from Shenandoah University with a Masters in Business Administration and Economics. He has performed extensive work in the IT / IS field and has also been a small business owner / operator. Specialization: Call for a free confidential consultation today. 540.662.9007, or email John Sheetz at Affiliations: Member - International Business Brokers Association Member - National Association of Realtors Member - Virginia Association of Realtors Licensed real estate broker / agent in Virginia and West Virginia


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