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Watertown Business Broker:

Peter Goodman, CBI
Business Broker
Goodman and Company Business Brokers
Real Estate Lic #8581
Tel: (508) 395-1988
www.goodmanonline.com
peterg@goodmanonline.com 

Peter Goodman started his career in business brokerage in 2003. Since that time he has sold many businesses of various types and sizes, from manufacturing to restaurants to retail stores, from service businesses to distribution companies. His typical transaction involves small businesses ranging in size from very small to over $15,000,000 in revenue. Peter is a Certified Business Intermediary through the International Business Brokers association (IBBA) and regularly participates in educational classes for business brokerage. He is also a licensed real estate broker so he can handle the sale of your real estate along with your business.

As a CBI Peter is formally trained in all aspects of the business brokerage process. Only 5% of business brokers have such a Certification. He also serves as Vice President of the New England Business Brokers Association, a local non-profit organization that promotes education, cooperation and a high standard of ethics among the region’s professional business brokers.

Peter works with almost every type of business, such as retail, service, distribution and manufacturing companies. To begin the sales process a valuation analysis of the business is produced, which shows the real profitability of the company. The net income line on your company's tax return is for tax purposes only and does not reflect the true earnings power of your business. By analyzing your business and financial statements the 'true' profitability of your business can be found.

Business sales are always highly confidential. This is why hiring an experienced business broker is so important. Only a professional business broker has the experience and skills needed to create a market for something that is top secret! Your transaction will be handled in a VERY discreet manner. All buyers sign non-disclosure agreements before they learn anything about your business.

There are many steps in the business sale process, which begins with a meeting of the owner of the business and performing a financial analysis. If you are interested in selling your business please contact Peter directly. His mission is to work with the business owner as a friend and confidant as he navigates through your business sale process, from listing to closing; to working with your attorneys and accountants, to putting out the fires along the way and completing a sale that really works for you.

Currently
President - Goodman and Company Business Brokers, More than 12 years of business brokerage experience, during which time I have personally sold close to 100 businesses. I have worked with thousands of business buyers and I always have a ready pool of buyers looking to purchase good businesses of all types and sizes.
Vice President - New England Business Brokers Association
Member - IBBA (International Business Brokers Association) 
Member - Massachusetts Package Stores Association
Member - Watertown Chamber of Commerce
Member - Metrowest Business Associates

Education
IBBA – Certified Business Intermediary, 2010 – 2012
National and regionally held courses in Business Brokerage and Business Valuations
Babson College, Business Admin 1989 - 1990, Completed many courses towards an MBA degree
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1979 – 1983, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Minor in Chinese Language, Magna Cum Laude
Tung Hai University, Tai Chung, Taiwan, 1982-1983, Chinese Language studies, Exchange Program through the University of Massachusetts