Sunbelt of Orlando Team

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

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Franco Ferrari, CBI
President / Broker
Franco Ferrari portrait
Franco Ferrari, CBI
President / Broker

Franco Ferrari is the President / Broker of Sunbelt Business Brokers of Orlando. He is a (CBI) Certified Business Intermediary, a (CBC) Certified Business Counselor, a (CFBI) Certified Florida Business Intermediary, an (ABI) Accredited Business Intermediary, a (COI) Certified Orientation Instructor, and a (HLM) Honorary Lifetime Member. Since 1985 as a business advisor in Florida, his 35+ years of experience has elevated him and the company into a prominent role in the Central Florida arena. He has served as an Officer and on the State Board of Directors of the Florida Business Brokers Association (FBBA), as President of the Central Florida Chapter, and as a teacher of business brokerage to new associates. He has served on the board of directors of BankFirst as well as the advisory board of “The Disney Entrepreneur Center” and the chairman of the program committee.

Mr. Ferrari conducts seminars on both “How to Buy the Right Business Right!” and how to prepare your business for “The Right Exit Strategy”. He also volunteers for SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Business) and encourages all business owners to visit SCORE at the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC).

Franco Ferrari is also known as “The Business Advisor” and has hosted a weekly radio show called “The Business Advisor” Radio Show for 11 years on WFLA.

As the first Sunbelt Franchisee in the state of Florida, Franco Ferrari has been helping business owners buy and sell their businesses right for many years and looks forward to many more years of continued success.

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Brian Gurney
Senior Business Intermediary
Brian Gurney Photo
Brian Gurney
Senior Business Intermediary

Mr. Gurney has been a Business Intermediary for ten years. After taking early retirement from Siemens Westinghouse, he chose Business Brokerage as the field allowing him to fully utilize his thirty-five years of management & professional experience in price & cost analysis, contract negotiations, materials management, project management & cost management & forecasting.

Mr. Gurney is an active member of the IBBA, BBF, FBBA & the ABBA. He has had successful closings for a broad spectrum of businesses in the service, retail, wholesale, transportation & restaurant industries, and has helped numerous business owners value, buy & sell businesses the right way for many years.

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Dominic D’Amato
Business Intermediary
Dominic D’Amato Photo
Dominic D’Amato
Business Intermediary

As a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island Dominic received his Bachelor of Science degree in only 3 years. He also holds an A.S. degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

With 30 years of experience in various areas of business Mr. D’Amato has found that attributes such as honesty, integrity and experience have proven to be crucial for his success. His experience includes being V.P. of operations for several franchise stores, partnerships in several joint ventures, as well as owning and operating several small to mid-size businesses himself.

Mr. D’Amato has expertise in areas of analysis of operating figures, P&L statements, and budgeting. His financial skills and in depth experience in site selection, construction supervision and store openings are an asset in assisting’ buyers and sellers in various business transactions. He has great interpersonal communications skills and the ability to develop trusting relationships at all levels.

His experience and knowledge gives buyers and sellers great assurance in a smooth transition process.

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Bob Pasquale
Business Intermediary
Bob Pasquale Photo
Bob Pasquale
Business Intermediary
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Pasquale DiPaolis
Business Intermediary
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Pasquale DiPaolis
Business Intermediary
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Maria Bonomo
Commercial & Business Intermediary
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Maria Bonomo
Commercial & Business Intermediary
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Larry Taggett
Business Intermediary
Larry Taggett Photo
Larry Taggett
Business Intermediary

A native Floridian, Larry returned to Central Florida following college out of state. He settled into a long career in law enforcement, retiring as a Commander (Major), over the criminal investigations and patrol divisions.

Larry then co-founded a medical and government courier company that served a six county area and operating twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. After fourteen years as president of the company, Larry sold the business utilizing the services of a business brokerage.

When his son headed off to Wake Forest University, Larry began his career in 2010 as a Florida Business Broker serving all of Central Florida.

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