Welcome to OBBA

The Ohio Business Brokers Association (OBBA) is a non-profit corporation founded in 1987. The term "Business Broker" includes individuals who are brokers, intermediaries, accountants, real estate agents and/or attorneys who provide a service that matches Business Owners with prospective Business Buyers. Business Brokers (aka "Business Intermediaries") work as consultants to Business Owners to find Buyers who are ready, willing and able to purchase the ownership of their business. Business Brokers also provide consulting to prospective Buyers who want to purchase a business that is a match for their skills, resources, interests and abilities.

The OBBA and this Internet-based multiple listing service serve as a communication network whereby profitable, on-going businesses that are currently for sale are listed by the Business Brokers so that information about the businesses for sale can be shared with prospective Buyers. The information is not complete; the network serves as an initial screening device to allow the prospective Buyer to know enough about the business opportunity so that, if interested, they would be motivated to phone or email the listing Business Broker, sign a Confidentiality Agreement and then obtain additional information.

OBBA members meet regularly to share information about businesses that are for sale. To attend one of our meetings, call one of the following chapters:

OBBA (Central Ohio)
Emmet Apolinario, President
Phone: 614-207-0762
E-mail: emmet@confidentialsale.com

Meetings of OBBA (Columbus)
Emmet Apolinario, President
2nd Wednesday of Each Month
Phone: 614-207-0762
Please contact Emmet Apolinario at
E-mail: emmet@confidentialsale.com

OBBA (Northern Ohio)
Darrin J. Kert, President
Phone: 330-388-0768
E-mail: d.kert@murphybusiness.com

Meetings of OBBA (Cleveland-Akron-Toledo)
Darrin J. Kert, President
Last Wednesday of Each Month
Please contact:
Darrin J. Kert, President
Phone: 330-388-0768
E-mail: d.kert@murphybusiness.com
Joe Wojtowicz, Treas. 330-544-5865
Marilyn D. Landis Secr. 412-527-3476
Darrin J. Kert, Membership 330-388-0768

OBBA (Southwestern)
Emmet Apolinario, CEPA President
Phone: 614-207-0762
Email: emmet@confidentialsale.com

Meetings of OBBA (Cincinnati/Dayton)
Emmet Apolinario, CEPA
Quarterly email for specific dates
info@confidentialsale.com
Phone: 614-207-0762
Please contact Emmet Apolinario at
emmet@confidentialsale.com



Upcoming Events

Monthly Cleveland OBBA Meeting - 4/26/2017
Come join us for the monthly Cleveland Northcoast OBBA meeting.

We will promptly start at 12pm and please email President, Darrin J....
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OBBA Cleveland Monthly Meeting - 4/26/2017
Come join us for the monthly Cleveland Northcoast OBBA meeting.

We will promptly start at 12pm and please email President, Darrin J....
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Franchising, Now, Later or Never - 4/27/2017
Synergy National Business Networking

Franchising Now, Later or Never

If you ever considered buying an existing franchise or...
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Lunch & Learn SBA 101 - Financing A Business Through SBA - 5/3/2017
SBA 101

Presented by Dave Townsend
U.S. Small Business Administration

May 3, 2017
11:30 a.m.

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IBBA 2017 Annual Conference - 5/7/2017 - 5/9/2017
Join the International Business Brokers Association for the 2017 Annual Conference. Meet and greet your peers and value add providers in this...
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