Sunbelt of South Florida - Boca Raton Team

When you’re preparing to buy or sell a business in South Florida - Boca Raton, you need an experienced, winning team to guide you through the transaction process. At Sunbelt of South Florida - Boca Raton, our brokers and M&A advisors have decades of combined experience and are well-versed in the South Florida - Boca Raton marketplace. Give our team a call today to begin your search for a business or prepare your business for sale.

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Ryan Cave
Owner
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Ryan Cave
Owner

Ryan Cave is the President of Sunbelt Business Brokers of South Florida and is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker. Ryan is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) as designated by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and is ten-time Sunbelt national sales award recipient.

Ryan won the Florida’s “#1 TOP PRODUCER” award and the “TOP 5 PRODUCER” award for the State of Florida for highest total sales (among over 1,500 other business brokers).  He has earned the Million Dollar Plus Award provided by the Business Brokers of Florida association each year since 2006.

Ryan has worked on hundreds of assignments with both buyers and sellers handling many types of businesses including internet/ecommerce, insurance, specialty retailers, restaurants, service companies, franchises, distribution firms, gas stations, advertising firms, preschools, financial companies, light manufacturers and more. Raised in Florida, Ryan earned a Master in Business Administration and a Master in Healthcare Administration from the University of Florida.

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Mark Quinn
Business Broker
Mark Quinn headshot
Mark Quinn
Business Broker

Mark Quinn has a unique perspective and practical deal making skills that serves him well in his role as a business broker. He joined the Sunbelt team after selling his business he successfully ran for over 20 years. Having been through the sales cycle for his own company, he joined Sunbelt to help other business owners realize the benefits of cashing out. He has great perspective to identify with the market from both sides of the deal having extensive real world experience. Mark’s experiences have allowed him to gain insight into a wide variety of businesses, from internet/ecommerce, specialty retailers, restaurants, service companies, franchises, distribution firms, advertising firms, financial companies. He is available to help evaluate, organize, market and facilitate the successful acquisition and sale of your business. As the founder and owner of multiple technology companies, restaurants, among other businesses, he developed an understanding of the risks and rewards of operating a successful entrepreneurial enterprises. Extremely well versed in Internet technology, marketing, and restaurant industry. Mark can help you get top dollar by bringing numerous offers to the table. As a resident of Jupiter, Mark is locally connected and available to help you reach your financial goals.

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Daniel Laughlin
Business Broker
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Daniel Laughlin
Business Broker

Dan Laughlin works tirelessly with buyers and sellers in broad range of industries while specializing in businesses in the Transportation and Contracting/Construction sectors.  Dan works directly with his clients assisting them throughout the confidential business transition process from conception to close, navigating any issues that may arise including negotiations, financing, due diligence and more.  Dan earned Sunbelt’s Certified Main Street Business Broker (CMSBB) designation and has experience representing buyers and sellers of small to mid-sized companies in South Florida.

John Mitchell
Business Broker
John Mitchell
Business Broker

John has 30 years of international business experience including Senior Executive positions and business development for Fortune 500 companies. He was formerly Vice President of European Operations for a Division of Precision Castparts Corp. with direct P&L responsibility of a $100 million business. As a broker and advisor for both small and large companies he has completed a large volume of commercial, business, and finance transactions. John fully understands client needs from direct business experience and has a Degree in Finance from the University of Cincinnati. He always works diligently, creatively and with determination to assist his clients in completing their objectives.

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Mitchell Weinberger
Business Broker
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Mitchell Weinberger
Business Broker

Based in Miami Beach, Mitchell is responsible for the Miami-Dade market for Sunbelt.

Mitchell’s academic accomplishments include a Bachelor of Science in Management from Touro College in New York City.

His business and entrepreneurial background contains both management and ownership experience. While working for a top New York business, he was responsible for assuring quality in client services and oversaw the design and packaging of products to increase sales. As an administrator of a skilled nursing home, he increased occupancy, client satisfaction and profitability.

As a native of Canada, Mitchell has deep access to investors and buyers from Canada. Whether you want to sell a business, a commercial property or a luxury home, Mitchell is ready to assist you through the entire process. Mitchell has the know-how to help his seller clients develop their business assets to enhance marketability, and to help buyers assess business potential.  Mitchell seeks to advance the needs/interests of his real estate/development clients to the satisfaction of all involved.

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Claudio Vilas
Business Broker
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Claudio Vilas
Business Broker

Claudio has over 25 years of experience as both international executive for fortune 500 companies, and as an entrepreneur. He was formerly a Marketing Director for Latin America, overseeing sales of over $300 million, and Domestic Channel Marketing Director, overseeing sales over 1 Billion. More recently, as a business owner, he owned several different businesses in South Florida. Claudio is a passionate entrepreneur and enjoys helping his clients achieve their fullest potential, assisting them in either buying or selling their businesses.

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James Covian
Business Broker
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James Covian
Business Broker

James is a licensed Real Estate Agent and business broker in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Being a successful entrepreneur for the past 13 years, James provides his clients with his extensive knowledge of the South Florida Sector, marketing, and business finance.

From 2005, James has operated multiple successful thriving businesses of his own. With a firm understanding of direct mailing, website development, and search engine optimization, his clients get not just a business broker but a passionate person that can guide them to success.
In tandem to his personal experience, James is renowned for his ability to work quickly and effectively in anticipating the needs of his clients. This alongside his ability to effortlessly build strong working relationships with stakeholders, capability to identify avenues of enhancements, and then to skillfully execute for his clients, is what serves as James’ reputation in his community.

When away from work, James spends time with family and friends. He loves to play and watch basketball and is a season ticket holder for the Miami Heat. James always welcomes professional inquiries and can be contacted via 754-307-6723 and [email protected] An expert in Lower Mid-Market, Mergers & Acquisitions, his services are available to all Floridians.

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Patrick Archer
Business Broker
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Patrick Archer
Business Broker

Patrick Archer is a Business Broker with Sunbelt Business Brokers of South Florida and a licensed Florida real estate broker.

Patrick has over twenty years of public and private sector experience in commercial banking, construction, e-commerce, government relations, marketing, and real estate development. His broad industry exposure and communication skills are assets when working with Florida business owners and qualified buyers, both domestic and international.

Patrick is detail-oriented and understands the importance of client communication, buyer transparency, and seller confidentiality having served as Speechwriter for the Governor of Florida, the Chairman of the Florida Council of 100, and the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Portugal.

Patrick received dual Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Spanish from Washington and Lee University and a full merit scholarship to the University of Florida MBA Program. In addition to his native English, Patrick speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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Lilia Berezkina
Business Broker
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Lilia Berezkina
Business Broker

Lilia Berezkina brings to Sunbelt Business Brokers over two decades of hands-on experience with selling privately owned businesses, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, foreign exchange, international business development and commercial real estate.  During this time, Lilia oversaw her own successful transactions and led a team of dealmakers with a focus on Main Street and lower Middle Market deals in Florida.  Her education and experience makes her uniquely qualified to get deals done – after earning her MBA, she launched a career that led to senior management positions and consulting engagements in the real estate and financial markets including ownership of a full service real estate company which successfully brokered transactions involving businesses, hotels, high-rises, land acquisition and land development throughout South Florida. From 2004 to 2008, Lilia served as a founding partner of Globfex, a Boca Raton-based company that created a network of Financial Exchanges in foreign countries. She offers lectures and educational seminars to various professional groups on topics of business evaluations and acquisition procedures. Lilia is also an accomplished fine-arts painter, holds a practitioner’s degree in holistic health, and in her spare time enjoys traveling, diving, boating, and fine dining.

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David Carson
Business Broker
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David Carson
Business Broker

Most people looking to sell their business usually say to me; it’s risky, stressful, will competitors & employees find out, what if no one wants to buy it, who can I trust?

Does any of that resonate with you?

With over 18 years of experience in selling, buying, owning, and operating small and mid-sized businesses–I understand where you’re coming from.

However, there is no need to be plagued by doubt when you have a strong team behind you, helping you navigate in three unique ways;

First, we have a proven valuation process that will give you a clear understanding of the market value of your business. If your aspirations are for a higher sales price, we can offer tools to get you there.

Second, we act as your intermediary by controlling emotions and managing the expectations of everyone involved.

Finally, we take your company through our thirteen-step proven process to get your company sold confidentially, to the right buyer, and for the amount you deserve.

Personally, above all else, I value integrity. Through communication, transparency, and experience I bring a keen perspective on the challenges and opportunities presented to small and mid-sized businesses. I understand the issues faced by owners in seeking to convert the equity in their companies into cash–all while maintaining the values they have built their businesses on. My background in worldwide strategic finance and business operations has given me the necessary skills to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to the challenges arising in business acquisitions and financing transactions.

If you are considering selling, connect with me for a Confidential Consultation to see how much your business is currently worth in the market.

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Marvin Levin
Business Broker
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Marvin Levin
Business Broker

Marvin Levin has over thirty five years experience in all facets of education. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cal State University of San Diego, as well as Masters Degrees in the Interdisciplinary School of Counseling and Education and the Early Childhood Education programs at Cal State University of Sonoma. He has applied his training counseling, teaching, and consulting in various public and private educational institutions in California and Florida. He has extensive experience in the operation and management of Early Childhood programs, Pre Schools, Private Schools, and Charter Schools. He has owned and successfully operated multiple Pre School and Private School locations over the past three decades in Broward County Florida. Marvin is currently a member of the Board of Directors for FACCM, overseeing the accreditation of preschools and afterschool programs for Apple Accreditation. He owns and operates Emerald Hills School in Broward County Florida. For the past three years, his hands-on experience has helped in facilitating the acquisition and sale of several Pre Schools, Private Schools, and Charter Schools as a Business Broker with Sunbelt Business Brokers. His depth of understanding in all phases of education and business is well complimented by the support he receives through the offices of Sunbelt Business Brokers. He is available to help evaluate, organize, market and facilitate the successful acquisition and sale of your business.

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