Highest Number of Businesses Sold in Florida 2009

Business Broker Russell Cohen


Highest Number of Businesses Sold in Florida 2009

April 15 2010

Russell Cohen, Senior Sales Agent with Transworld Business Brokers, LLC, has been announced as the top deal-maker in 2009 by the Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) an association of Business Brokers in the state. Mr. Cohen finished the year with 30 completed sales.

In the past ten years, Mr. Cohen has orchestrated over $45 million in business transactions and sold over 350 businesses, more than any other agent in the state. His practical expertise can be found in almost every industry from retail locations to distributors and in businesses of any size, from mom-and-pop to multi-million-dollar corporations.

“We are proud to be able to call Russell a member of our team. His colleagues and clients alike had complimented his persistence in providing clients with viable business solutions that best fit their needs,” said Andrew Cagnetta, President, Transworld Business Brokers.

Mr. Cohen has been honored as the recipient of numerous awards including the “Most Closed Transactions at Transworld” consecutively from 2000-2009. Mr. Cohen was recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a “2004 Heavy Hitter in Finance.” Mr. Cohen is very involved in the local business community and local networking groups.

As a part of the Transworld team, the industry leader in sales, Mr. Cohen has the experience and resources to network with thousands of buyers and sellers throughout the country to maximize a business’s exposure and value. Buyer and seller resources including a current list of available businesses can be found at http://www.sflabusinesses4sale.com.

Prior to working with Transworld, Mr. Cohen was a top sales producer at two Fortune 500 companies, Lanier Worldwide and Staff Leasing.

Opened in 1979, Transworld has become one of the largest business brokerages in the United States, with over 70 agents and offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tampa, Miami, Orlando, Ocala, and West Palm Beach.

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M & A Source • International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) • Business Brokers of Florida • FICPA • Better Business Bureau *Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce * Davie/Cooper City Chamber of Commerce * Society of Commercial Realtors* Independent Insurance Agents of Broward County* Network Professionals - South Florida Networking Group* 6 Degrees of Golf