Best Business Brokers in NJ

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Mike Janis

Mike started his business career with IBM after graduating from Princeton University with a BA in Business.

Since 1982, Mike has been a serial entrepreneur having started and managed 4 successful software companies in New Jersey.

In 1997 and 1999, Mike was a finalist for the New Jersey “Entrepreneur of the Year”

He has bought and sold a number of companies and founded NJ Broker Plus, LLC to assist New jersey business owners to sell their businesses and qualified buyers to purchase a profitable business.

We have built a team of very professional business brokers, all with a “client first” mentality.

We are looking for new team members. Visit our Careers page to learn about current opportunities.

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Wendy Cormann

Wendy graduated from FIT with a BS in Marketing. Most of her career has been spent in the Digital Marketing realm working for companies like Advance Digital (Star-Ledger / and Townsquare media (94.3 The Point / NJ 101.5).

Her main focus has always been to help small to medium-sized business owners meet their marketing objectives; whether that be a direct response, boost website traffic, or increase exposure to strengthen the brand.

Wendy has worked with a variety of businesses to help increase cash flow and streamline their A/R process. Today, she spends most of her time marketing business opportunities and assisting business owners with the sale of their businesses.

Matt Lyna

Matt graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers Business School with a BS in Supply Chain Management. He began his career in IT operations, in which he has succeeded and specialized in project management, data analysis and cost optimization on a global enterprise scale. His accomplishments range from developing global technology pricing models, to the execution of operating model transformations, which directly realized multi-million dollar cost savings.  

Matt’s strong interpersonal skills, business acumen and growth mindset are key traits that enable him to embody NJ Broker Plus’ values. Exceptional client service, attention to detail and a genuine passion for helping business owners achieve their goals are Matt’s guiding principles.

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John Ratkoski

After graduating Villanova University with a Mechanical Engineering Degree, John worked as an Aeronautical Engineer for a manufacturing concern in NY.
He always had his eye on his ultimate goal, a Wall Street career. John was fortunate that his dream came true and he worked for various Wall Street firms for about 30 years.

He left Wall Street and worked as a financial adviser in the insurance and automotive industries.

John was recruited by NJ Broker Plus to facilitate the buying and selling of turnkey establishments.

Hariom Bhatt

Hariom graduated from Montclair State University with a BS in Finance. His career started in banking at Chase Bank where he nurtured many valuable relationships with bankers, lenders, brokers, and business owners. After building his network in banking, his next venture was to gain corporate experience.

Hariom is a big picture individual that drives his work with the purpose of personal development so he decided to join a corporate with a culture of growth, Kumon North America Inc. With his understanding of business trends, real estate, and finance he uncovers growth opportunities for Kumon as a Strategy Analyst.

At NJ Broker Plus, Hariom aims to assist his clients with buying and selling a business while delivering an unmatched level of client satisfaction.

Anil Puligilla

After completing a BS in Pharmacy from Kakatiya University, INDIA in 2001, Anil came to the US to pursue a master’s degree in Pharmacy at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.
Anil began his career in pharmacy as a Rite Aid manager in New Hampshire and then went on to own a Retail Pharmacy in Bronx NY in 2012. He now shares ownership in 3 retail pharmacies and has about 20 years of retail pharmacy experience.

Anil is also a co-owner with his wife of a primary care doctor’s office in Parsippany, NJ and they are in the process of acquiring another practice in Central NJ.

As a broker with NJ Brokers Plus, Anil will leverage his decades of professional experience in the medical industry to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs avoid potentially costly mistakes when buying or selling a business.

Dwayne Zulauf

Dwayne started his career after graduating The Culinary Institute of America with an Associate Degree in Occupational Studies in 1979. He became corporate chef for a major hotel chain on the east coast. After being a chef for 10 years, he purchased a bagel & bakery business in Hoboken, NJ and successfully operated this business for eight years. After 9/11, he felt it was time to shift gears and therefore sold his business to become a sales consultant for an industry related company. With extensive first-hand experience as both a business owner and seller, Dwayne decided to join the NJ Broker Plus team where he facilitates the buying and selling of small to medium sized businesses.

Rutul Shah

Rutul holds engineering degree and International Trade and marketing diploma with diverse work background from financial services to Supply Chain Management.

He has experience working for one of the big four consulting firms, helping clients assess their needs, formulate solutions to increase efficiencies and overall cost savings.

Currently he operates marketing and management consultancy firm providing services for trade missions, international market access, management consultancy and outsourcing.

His has a passion for entrepreneurship, trade, innovation, international markets, and business analysis skills gained from versatile business experience over the years brings him to NJ Broker Plus.

With right mindset and customer focused Rutul is the business broker you need on your side for all your buying or selling goals

Ken Freedman

Ken recently sold his IT Firm after successfully running it for 34 years. As a 1981 Rutgers University graduate he spent his entire career in the computer industry working with small to medium-size businesses.

His motto in life has been that “Nothing is impossible, the impossible just takes a little longer”. After years of being told his business could not be sold he proved those naysayers wrong after meeting with Mike Janis.

Together they listed his company and it sold in less than 6 months. The secret to having a successful sale is to prepare all aspects of your company just like selling a house.

Ken is proud to join this exclusive and professional team to help other business owners with the purchase or sale of their dream business.