About

John and Richard Sullivan founded Sullivan Business Brokers with the single minded desire to stand for excellence – for the seller, for the buyer, for the partnerships forged and for the results achieved.They spend their time nurturing, managing and evolving the buyers and sellers vision throughout the Coachella Valley and Hermosa Beach. Working with their clients’ business from the frontlines, their deep and diverse knowledge of business acquisitions, purchases and selling make them particularly valuable business brokers. Their greatest and most valued achievement is the trust they have earned from their clients. They spend most of their time on their clients businesses brokered, which is why they limit their time to a small group of accounts, so they can be intimately
involved with each and every buyer and seller.

John M. Sullivan

John M. Sullivan is President of Sullivan Business Brokers, which he and his son Richard co-founded. John and Richard are both licensed real estate brokers in California and maintain offices in La Quinta and Hermosa Beach,
California.

John has an extensive background in the field of hospitality; examples being non-profit organizations and exclusive resorts. He has a BS degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration and is a member of the California Association of Business Brokers, the International Business Brokers Association and the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce. John has a wide range of business brokered with his most recent including restaurants, nightclubs, gas station maintenance, air conditioning businesses, dry cleaners, carpet cleaning,
manufacturing, and electrical firms. Aside from his day to day meetings with owners and prospective buyers, he also handles valuations in the sale of larger businesses.

Richard Sullivan

Richard is a Licensed Real Estate and Business Broker in the State of California. He is General Partner of Sullivan Business Brokers and heads up the Los Angeles office.

He specializes in Manufacturing Plant Acquisitions and has 20 years experience in the Engineering/Manufacturing field. He has acquired broad and diverse expertise in the Aerospace and Defense industry working with Boeing Space and Communications, and other large government contractors. In addition, he also has focused experience in Plant Process optimization and the machine shop and metal fabrication industry.

Richard understands small businesses first hand, because has been a business owner for the last 8 years. In addition to being a business broker, he is a Licensed General Engineering Contractor, Class A and is a Certified Professional Engineer, Mechanical, Licensed in the State of California. He earned a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State
University.

You won’t find a more experienced group of professionals than The Sullivan Team, working together to bring your goals to fruition.