Richard B. Ames


License Number: RS280690

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Fax: 724-268-4100

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802 Applehill Court,
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania 15044 (View Map)

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Broker Biography

Richard B. Ames (724) 272-9431


Company Information:
Dear Business Owner/Investor,
As business brokerage professionals, we completely understand the life span of a business. From start-up or acquisition to presenting your business for sale - we have established our principles:

Strict confidentiality (Free initial consultation)
Strong client representation
Solid valuation
Energetic marketing

As the President with more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of business and real estate sales, I am personally involved in every transaction. Through continued education and experience, we make complex business and real estate transactions manageable. Along with our team of professionals from environmental to legal experts, we provide all the services needed to arrive at a successful transition for buyers and sellers. We look forward to doing business with you.

Richard B. Ames, President, CBC

Pat Ames is the Vice President of Marketing and Operations. Pat has extensive experience in Sales and Marketing for both local and national organizations. She has a Master{s Degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters Degree in Nursing from La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA. She also served eight years as a Commissioned Officer in the US Naval Reserve.

Certified Business Counselor
ICBC Member

Areas Served

  • Butler, PA
  • Licensed In

    • Pennsylvania
    • RS280690

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