We Sell Restaurants Team Honored as Top Producers by State Organization

Posted by Robin Gagnon on Dec 11, 2020 2:46:31 PM


Restaurant Brokers at We Sell Restaurants lead Georgia in selling restaurants this year. Robin Gagnon and Steve Weinbaum in the top 5 of all brokers for second consecutive year.

We Sell Restaurants principals, Eric and Robin Gagnon along with Certified Restaurant Broker Steve Weinbaum were among an elite group honored for their outstanding performance in business sales when nineteen members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were recently named to the 2019 Million Dollar Club. The group of business brokers combined on the sale of nearly $61 million worth of businesses in the state.

Robin Gagnon and Steve Weinbaum of We Sell Restaurants were recognized as two of the top five business brokers in the state of Georgia. Robin Gagnon, MBA, CBI, CFE, is the co-founder of We Sell Restaurants and wesellrestaurants.com; and Steve Weinbaum is a Certified Restaurant Broker in the firm. This is the second consecutive year that the two numbered among the top 5 producers in Georgia.

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Eric Gagnon, president of We Sell Restaurants was named to the Million Dollar Club and both Eric and Robin Gagnon were honored as life members of the Million Dollar Club for achieving more than a million dollars in sales for three consecutive years.

Robin Gagnon is one of the most prolific restaurant brokers in the industry and a franchise resale specialist. She holds the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association or IBBA and is an MBA.  She has also achieved the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation from the International Franchise Association. 

Robin is the Vice Chairman of the Women's Franchise Committee of the IFA or International Franchise Association.  She is also a past Leader and Executive Member of the Women's Franchise Network - Atlanta Chapter.
Robin is a writer and speaker that has addressed many groups nationwide. Her expert articles appear online and in print across the country.  She co-authored Appetite for Acquisition, an award winning book on buying restaurants.

Steve Weinbaum, a multi-million-dollar producer and top five broker in the state for the second consecutive year, has years of experience negotiating complex business to business contracts. This translates to high closing rates for his restaurant sellers. His background with Fortune 100 firms in leadership positions includes growing both sales and customer engagement.

Eric Gagnon is an industry expert in restaurant sales. He holds the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokerage Association (IBBA) and was named a Fellow of the IBBA in 2018 for his outstanding contribution to the business brokerage industry. He is a multi-year recipient of the Outstanding Producer Award given by the International Business Brokers Association. 

A frequent writer and speaker in the restaurant industry, Eric is a member of the International Franchise Association and sits on the board of the Southeast Franchise Forum. He co-authored Appetite for Acquisition.  

The GABB Million Dollar Club awards recognizes outstanding business achievements of professional Business Brokers for successfully closing business acquisition transactions totaling one million dollars or more. The GABB has the only Accredited Real Estate School in Georgia that focuses on business and

Robin Gagnon said of the group’s performance, “It is gratifying to see the entire We Sell Restaurants team achieve such a high performance level across the state of Georgia and reach the elite status awarded by the group. The total team turned in an outstanding performance, assisting dozens of buyers and sellers reach their individual goals.”

The Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) is the state’s only professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.  The GABB’s website t lists hundreds of businesses and franchises for sale throughout Georgia in a variety of fields, including automotive, business services, child care, cleaning, construction, electronics equipment, fitness, flooring, floral, food, gas stations, landscaping, manufacturing, medical, shipping, restaurants, retail, security, signs, and businesses related to the internet.

GABB broker members have represented thousands of business sellers and buyers, and the group has a dedicated membership of lenders, attorneys and other professionals to assist business buyers and sellers at every step of the process. The GABB.org website has more than 400 business-for-sale listings. Find a professional business broker today at https://gabb.org/gabb-business-brokers/ 

Read also, We Sell Restaurants Tops the Industry as 2020 Business Sales Drop 22% Nationwide.

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Robin Gagnon, Certified Restaurant Broker®, MBA, CBI, CFE is the co-founder of We Sell Restaurants and industry expert in restaurant sales and valuation. Named by Nation’s Restaurant News as one of the “Most Influential Suppliers and Vendors” to the restaurant industry, her articles and expertise appear nationwide in QSR Magazine, Franchising World, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, and BizBuySell. She is the co-author of Appetite for Acquisition, an award-winning book on buying restaurants.

Topics: Buying a Restaurant, Selling a Restaurant

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