B&CV’s staff, many of which are previous business owners, are extremely
knowledgeable in all aspects of commercial businesses and properties. Our staff
is dedicated to ensuring that each potential purchaser is confidentially
pre-qualified prior to assisting them in selecting a business and/or property. A
large inventory of businesses and commercial properties, are available for sale.
B&CV have completed in excess of 3000 sales/leases.
- Founded Business & Commercial
Ventures in 1975. Jerry has a strong solid reputation in the
industry and is an expert in selling business & commercial property throughout
Maryland. Jerry has firsthand experience working & owning restaurants,
bars & night clubs. He has sold & leased over 3,000 restaurants and
other related businesses in the Baltimore area. He travels to Restaurant & Bar
shows across the country and has developed many business relationships with
business owners from all over. His many years of experience and vast
knowledge make him exceptionally good at placing the right buyers with the right business.
Jerry attended The University of
Baltimore and has obtained degrees in Associate Arts and School of Law.
Courtalis - Joined
BCV Commercial Realty in 2004. Nick brings over 20 years of experience, a broad
background in business management and operations to BCV. His skills in marketing, public relations, advertising and
client relations serve him well in business and commercial real estate
sales. Nick also has a large contact base throughout Maryland,
Washington, and Virginia. Nick is a member of ICSC (International
Council of Shopping Centers)
Bill Vanden Eynden- CEO/Owner &
Broker of BCV
is a graduate of
the University of Maryland with a degree in Economics and the University of
Colorado with a degree through the Colorado Graduate School of Banking. After
graduating from college, Bill left Harford County and moved to Denver, CO
where he began his career in banking. While employed with Union Bank and
Trust, he specialized in all facets of commercial lending. In 1977 he was
instrumental in helping the bank develop a separate commercial real estate
finance department, and for the next eight years he worked closely in that
field. He has also worked as a consultant to many different companies
where he has been instrumental in their success by writing business,
financial, marketing, and sales plans. Additionally, he has created many
different avenues for raising investment capital for these same companies.
As a B&CV Associate for 7 years, Bill is involved in negotiating both the sale
and leasing aspects of commercial property.
J. Mitsos - A sales agent with Business & Commercial Ventures.
He has over 40 years of experience in retail and wholesale businesses.
Nick has been selling bars, restaurants, carry-outs,
delicatessens and liquor stores for the past 15 years and he also
provides consulting services on the start-up of new and renovations of
businesses. The knowledge and ability of our offices far exceeds many.
Dawny Brotzman - has been a part
of BCV Commercial Realty for the past nine years as a licensed Commercial Real
Estate Agent & Administrative Office Manager. She works closely with the BCV
team to get the job done! She is in charge of advertising and
marketing of all our business and commercial real estate listings. If
there is anything our clients need she is there to assist them.
Dawny deals with
the sales of restaurants, nightclubs, bars, pizza shops, convenient
stores, cafe's as well as Commercial Real Estate and Leasing Property.
is motivated, reliable, and very successful in fulfilling her client's
business goals. Her excellent people skills make her a delight to
work with. She keeps a positive attitude at all times and
feels it is the foundation to her success.
Dawny has sixteen years of experience in Business Administrations. Previous toBCV, she
had worked three
years in upstate NY as a Canadian Transportation Specialist with a
brokerage firm and Border Patrol. She has also worked in
administration for United Way of Clinton & Essex
Over thirty years of commercial real estate
experience. Judy is licensed in three states, PA, MI & MD – listing,
leasing, selling & Asset Management.
General Manager Harford Mall from 1999 to 2004
President for Prime Retail (outlet centers and regional enclosed shopping
General Manger –
Crocker Park – 14 city block life style center in Westlake, OH –
and Asset Manager for Lakestar Properties – Portfolio management for
Industrial, Office, Flex and Retail centers in the US
Service, Past and Present–
VP Finance Harford County MD Chamber of Commerce; Economic Development
Advisory Board Harford County, MD; Board of Directors -Treasurer Rockfield
Manor Board; Harford County School Construction Committee Co-Chair; Economic
Committee of Bel Air and Downtown Alliance; Chesapeake Hospital Board of MD;
Rotary International Board of Directors President Elect, Bel Air Chapter.
- one of our newest additions to the team, has over 30
years of experience leading a mid-market family business in a wholesale
trading business. After launching two small and one medium sized residential
subdivisions in Baltimore City, Kim acquired her real estate license and has
concentrated her efforts in Harford County. Kim also manages both residential
and commercial properties.
With a law degree and an MBA, Kim likes to focus on small
and family owned businesses as they transition to the next phase of family's
evolution or to the next generation.
Some of her lifetime achievements include Circle of
Excellence for Maryland's Top 100 Women; graduate of Leadership Maryland and
the Harford County Leadership Academy;
SBA Family Owned Business of the Year for Maryland in
2006; and the President's Award and Friend of Service Award for the National
Electronic Service Dealers' Association.
Kim is active in the community, serving on the Harford
County Economic Advisory Board, Community Action Agency and leading the
current phase of Harford Family House's capital campaign.
Don Friedman -
is a graduate
of Park School and Cornell University. Don is well known for his 16
years owning and operating one of Baltimore’s most popular restaurants, Gampy’s [the Great American Melting Pot] and also the revival of the venerable
Chesapeake Restaurant. Principle of Brainstorm Business Advisors, Inc., a
Main Street Business Advisory Business with an emphasis on the Hospitality
field, he has consulted small businesses from Roosevelt Field, Long Island to
Pompano Beach Florida including many successful clients in the Baltimore
area. Services include Business Plan writing, Business Concept Design,
Equipment Appraisals, Funding Assistance, Customized systems of Cost Control
Reporting, Service Training and Marketing plans. Certified by the Circuit
Court of Maryland as an expert in business valuation and performs this service
for private clients and attorneys. Formerly the manager of Boozer Real Estate
Services in Towson, this is Don's second tour of duty at B&CV, where he broke
into business brokering and commercial real estate in 1995.
Shavitz - has developed an
expertise in Restaurant Distribution based upon his 36 years of experience in
the Industry. Before joining Business & Commercial Ventures (B&CV) he served
as Business Development Manager for Team 4 a restaurant purchasing and
logistics Company. He also served as senior account manager and VP of sales
for the brokerage firm of Eden & Tye Foodservice Marketing Company.
In addition, Steve was the director of National accounts
for 10 years at U.S. Foodservice-Baltimore Division with the core of their
business being restaurants and other related operations.
His professional career has been geared to the
foodservice industry to include but not limited to restaurants, caterers,
pizza & sub shops, ethnic food establishments, bars and taverns. He also owned
and operated two restaurants.
is a recent
addition to the B&CV staff. His experience in the food business began in
the 1950's with the family business located in Old Town at the Belair Market.
He first acquired his real estate license in 1976. His real estate
experience includes working with RAF Realty, Sheridan Realty and Long & Foster
Realty. In his short tenure at B&CV he has helped broker the sale of
several business properties including The Sobo Cafe in Federal Hill, Renee's
Lounge in Lansdowne and many others. Harry holds a Master of Science
Degree in music education and was an instructor of instrumental music for the
Anne Arundel County Public Schools for 31 years.
28 years of experience in the restaurant and food service industry, which
includes marketing, consulting and ownership of restaurants.He has been the host of a cable television show about restaurants for
11 years.Paul has an MBA
degree in marketing.
is a licensed Real Estate Broker
many years of Residential and Commercial experience. He is also a
member of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, ® Inc. NAR, MAR and a
Multi-Million Dollar producing agent. In addition, he has over
fifteen years of corporate IT experience. He is also knowledgeable
of the mortgage industry, specifically the details of servicing loans.
Born and raised in the Baltimore area, a graduate from Polytechnic
Institute and majoring in computer science at Drexel University in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has worked in many restaurants in Baltimore
County and in Philadelphia. His on hand experience and business
knowledge is a wonderful combination to help assist you in all of your
real estate needs. Whether a buyer, seller or investor, Phil can and
will get it done.
Jay Krakowitz -
Jay has over 20
years experience in business-to-business sales including the media and
full-service catering. Whether you need a small family-run
business or are looking for a large business with scores of employees,
Jay can find it for you.
Mitsos - Is a Licensed Real Estate agent with thirty years of business experience in restaurants and carry-outs.
She is trained in accounting and business management and has the ability to serve clients well.