Advising the Small Business Community in the Sale and Purchase of Businesses

Northern Ohio Business Brokers Association

You've Come To The Right Place

The Northern Ohio Business Brokers Association (NOBBA) is a member based non-profit trade association whose members assist their clients in confidentially valuing, selling, and buying privately held businesses. Our members also assist in exit strategy planning, business financing, wealth management, legal and accounting. If you are seeking assistance in buying, or selling, a business with the help of an experienced business professional, you are in the right place!


If you are an experienced business advisor who would like to become involved with a professional association devoted to the professional development of it’s members, you too are in the right place!

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Upcoming Events

2022 Kickoff January 26th at Melt!
30 minutes of networking followed by lunch, an Associate Member Spotlight featuring Jim Frey of Gulf Coast Small Business Lending, and our first annual NOBBA Town Hall!

February 23rd Virtual Event over ZOOM!
Virtual event with Tom Spadea; Franchise Attorney and Terese McGroarty of FranNet.

March 30th Co-brokering Summit Event with Jim Parker and Randy Bring.
NOBBA will be discussing the subject of co-brokering in the State of Ohio with two IBBA board of governors members from Florida, Jim Parker and Chairperson Randy Bring.

NOBBA is devoted to the professional development and advancement of the business brokerage profession in Ohio. NOBBA is considered a regional affiliate of the IBBA (International Business Brokers Association) and leans heavily on the practices and ethics standards taught by the national association. NOBBA’s membership consists of business brokers, merger & acquisition specialists, financing experts, attorneys, accountants, wealth managers, commercial real estate agents, and many others whose expertise is frequently called upon in the purchase and confidential sale of privately-held businesses.

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Our Members Include More Than Business Brokers

The process of confidentially selling or buying a business with the assistance of a Business Broker is a team effort! Each acquisition project is unique and will require expert advice not only from a business broker but from those in a variety of fields. Here is NOBBA’s team of experts!

If You're in Need of a Broker or the Services of our Affiliate Members, contact NOBBA!

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Why should business brokers and affiliate professionals consider joining NOBBA?

For our members, NOBBA is dedicated to the professional development of our brokers and affiliate professionals who assist in facilitating business acquisitions.

  • One

    Education & Networking

    NOBBA hosts educational events and networking opportunities appropriate for our mutual interest in serving the small business community especially in regard to the sale and purchase of businesses.

  • Two

    Gain More Exposure

    For the public, NOBBA is a great place to locate a qualified, experienced, business broker often referred to as an acquisition advisor or intermediary. Our affiliate members will also gain exposure not only to the public, but to NOBBA’s Business Broker and other affiliate members.

  • Three


    We exchange referrals often, finding key local resources amongst our membership right here in Northeast Ohio!

  • Four

    Facilitates Business Lisitngs

    NOBBA also facilitates our broker-member’s business offerings and acts as a platform to find businesses available for sale represented by our broker-intermediary members.

Interested in joining NOBBA? Find out more about the benefits of joining.