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Truforte Business Group

Broker License # CQ1037473

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"Truforte is Your Bridge to Success" - Business, Sales, Mergers & Acquistions

Memberships

Indicates membership in the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). The IBBA is the only certifying organization for Business Brokers and Intermediaries who assists people in buying or selling a business.

Certifications

Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) is a professional certification awarded to Business Brokers and Intermediaries that have achieved stringent requirements. CBI's work by an ethical code of conduct when working with business owners and buyers.

Company

Truforte Business Group

www.TruforteBusinessGroup.com

Services Offered

We market and sell Business throughout the state of Florida but our primary focus is the area of Southwest Florida which includes Lee, Collier, Charlotte and Sarasota Counties. We work with Buyers locally, nationally and internationally.

Call us for a FREE Consultation or to find out how you can obtain a FREE Business Valution on your business. (239) 284-1317

We welcome the opportunity to work with other Brokers on a cooperating and referral basis.

About

Serving Southwest Florida since 1994.

Our mission is to serve others as an intermediary in the sales and acquisitions of Florida businesses. We assist Buyers and Sellers with obtaining their goals in Buy-Sell transactions from $50,000 to multi millions.

If you are looking to Sell or Buy a business in Florida Truforte Business Group can help.

OUR TEAM

Bruce Pockrandt is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) with over 15 years experience as a successful Business Broker. Bruce has obtained recognition as a top producer and his decades of business experience in marketing, sales, management and customer service have proven to play an important role in the sale of Florida businesses. He has extensive background in the Entertainment and High Tech Products industries employed by major companies in these fields. Bruce’s experience in the Wholesale, Retail and Services environments makes him uniquely qualified in relating to Buyers and Sellers in assisting them in achieving their goals. He enjoys working with people and helping them to find solutions to their problems in their pursuit of buying or selling of a business.

Bob Pockrandt is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker who has over 50 years of business experience including start-up, management and ownership. Bob has been a principal in Southwest Florida Business Brokerages since 1993. He has consistently year after year marketed and sold a variety of business for many clients ranging from service, retail, manufacturing and more. He has trained many through his firm to also be successful business brokers. Bob has been an executive in a Fortune 500 company and his General Management and many years of hands-on experiences makes him a very knowledgeable resource for both Sellers and Buyers.

Brian Londergan is a licensed real estate agent and an experienced business advisor, and is also a former practicing CPA with extensive experience on both sides of business sale transactions in various industries. As a former CPA firm partner and owner in other real estate ventures, Brian is well prepared to assist you with your business sale transaction. Brian's CPA career spanned 30 plus years and included experience as a family business advisor on financial and accounting issues, tax compliance and planning, and business succession. Brian has assisted numerous small and large companies on all aspects of merger and acquisition transactions from the planning phase, valuation, contract negotiations, due diligence procedures, financing and post closing financial integration issues. Brian is a graduate of Ashland University.

Charbel Abinajem is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent who excels in sales, customer service and management. He has over 30 years of experience with a proven track record as a business broker. Charbel graduated in Belgium with a degree in hotel restaurant management and has been an owner/operator of restaurants and video game routes with distribution in Belgium, France and Lebanon. He relocated to Chicago and became an owner/operator of a successful major oil company service station/car wash. Charbel’s international and stateside business experience gives him a keen understanding of problems and challenges of business owners and buyers from around the world. In 1986 Charbel joined a national franchise business brokerage in Chicago and in the mid 90”s he relocated to Fort Myers and has continued to be a local and national top 10 sales award winner. Charbel speaks fluent French, Arabic and English.

?Jose Toledo is a licensed Florida Real Estate Associate and retired engineer with decades of business experience. He is originally from Venezuela, immigrated to the USA in 1998 and has been a resident of the USA ever since. He acquired an engineering degree from the University of Missouri in Columbus, Missouri. His experience in business as an entrepreneur in both Venezuela and the USA gives him the necessary skills in relating to Buyers and Sellers as a business broker who is also bilingual in Spanish.

Justin Falta is a licensed Real Estate Associate and also a Florida native. He has lived in Southwest Florida for the past 20 years with active experience in marketing, hospitality, and business management. Being employed by corporate businesses makes him highly experienced in dealing with building trustworthy relationships. He enjoys working with clients to achieve the highest success possible.

Jamie Aymerich is a licensed Real Estate Agent and a business savvy senior management professional with more than 30 years of business, management, and marketing experience. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small start-ups and has vast hands-on business knowledge. Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Jamie has lived in SW Florida for 12 years. She graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a BS in Business and a MS in Technology Management. Jamie has been the VP of a lifestyle and business magazine in the area and is well connected with the Sarasota and Manatee business communities.

John Gough , following 5 years at sea with the British Merchant Navy and the Royal Naval Reserve, joined John Lloyds of London, where he enjoyed a long and successful career as a reinsurance broker and underwriting member. During this period he owned his own brokerage companies that were successful. Subsequently, John and his wife have owned two manufacturing companies in the USA; one in the gift industry and the other in steel manufacturing. In 2000, after immigration to the United States, Gough was involved in the trade of mergers and acquisitions and business brokers. John became a US citizen in 2009.

Lino Galati is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent with over 20 years of experience in Business Brokerage, specializing in the food retail field. (restaurant, pizzeria, deli, etc.) Lino graduated in Naples (Italy) with a degree in science of electrical engineering. He has more than 40 years of work experience building up strong technical and business qualifications in sales, marketing and general management, working and traveling all over the world. Lino is fluent in English and his native Italian, and he is also adept in conversational French and Spanish.

Phil Host is a licensed Real Estate Agent and Business Sales & Mergers & Acquisitions Specialist with more than 30 years of entrepreneurial, sales, business development and management experience. Phil focuses primarily on the Gulf Coast market, but he can also serve Buyers and Sellers and Mergers & Acquisitions clients throughout the state of Florida.

Rafael "Ray" Aymerich Rafael "Ray" Aymerich has been a Licensed Real Estate Agent in Florida for 10 years in the residential and commercial market. His professional career includes extensive knowledge of food service operations both in the restaurant and distribution sectors. He has held management, training and sales position in major Fortune 500 companies and has owned his own food service distribution company. Ray is involved in the local business and philanthropic community in SW Florida and is bilingual in Spanish. He has a B.A. from the University of Buffalo and holds advanced certificates in Business Management. If you are looking for a broker who is dedicated, hard-working, ethical and attentive to detail; contact Ray Aymerich to help achieve your goal of buying or selling your business.

Areas Served

  • Lee County, FL
  • Charlotte County, FL
  • Collier County, FL
  • Sarasota County, FL
  • Manatee County, FL
  • Hillsborough County, FL
  • Pinellas County, FL
  • Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Broward County, FL
  • Monroe County, FL

Licensed In

FloridaCQ1037473

Affiliations

  • International Business Brokers (IBBA) Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Alliance of Florida Business Brokers (AFLBB) Licensed by Florida Real Estate Commision (FREC)

Agents

Serving:
Collier County, FL

Bruce Pockrandt is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and Business Sales Specialist with active experience since 1983 in Marketing, Sales, Customer Service and Distribution. He has extensive background in the Entertainment and High Tech Products...

Serving:
Lee County, FL

Serving:
Lee County, FL

Bob Pockrandt is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker who has over 50 years of business experience including start-up, management and ownership. Bob Pockrandt has been a principal in Southwest Florida Business Brokerages since 1993. He has...

Serving:
Lee County, FL

Brian is a licensed real estate agent and an experienced business advisor, and is also a former practicing CPA with extensive experience on both sides of business sale transactions in various industries. As a former CPA firm partner and owner in...

Serving:
Manatee County, FL

Following 5 years at sea with the British Merchant Navy and the Royal Naval Reserve, John joined Lloyds of London where he enjoyed a lengthy and successful career as a reinsurance broker and underwriting member. During this period he owned his own...

Serving:
Sarasota County, FL

Jamie Aymerich is a licensed Real Estate Agent and a business savvy senior management professional with more than 30 years of business, management, and marketing experience. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small start-ups and has...

Serving:
Lee County, FL

MBA with Honors, University of Notre Dame
BS in Business (Accounting), Indiana University
CPA (retired)

Serving:
Lee County, FL

Justin is a licensed Real Estate Associate and also a Florida native. He has lived in Southwest Florida for the past 20 years with active experience in marketing, hospitality,and business management. Being employed by corporate businesses makes him...

Serving:
Lee County, FL

Serving:
Sarasota County, FL

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