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Blake Taylor Business Broker NYBlake Taylor
Managing Director

Blake has over 16 years of experience as a Business Broker and M&A Advisor, and 30 years of business experience including growing a start-up company as a VP of Sales and Marketing and working for Fortune 500 companies. He has experience negotiating and closing hundreds of large deals and employs a win/win negotiating style that benefits both parties. Blake has won numerous awards throughout his career including #1 sales executive worldwide. As a VP of Sales & Marketing, he increased revenues over 2,000%, which ultimately resulted in the sale of the company for $20Million. In addition to extensive sales and negotiation experience, he also has experience working as an economic analyst in analyzing financial information, including budgets and business forecasts and projections. Blake manages the team of Brokers and Marketing Staff that regularly generates thousands of inquiries from interested Business Sellers and Buyers around the US and Worldwide. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Honors Program at the State University of New York at Albany with a degree in Economics and Business.
email: [email protected]
phone: (914) 738-9350
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Joe Coculo NJ Business brokerJoe Coculo
Senior M&A Broker

Joe has over 30 years of experience as a Sales and Marketing Executive. His experience includes holding key positions for fortune 100 financial service companies & working closely with “C suite” level executives to help grow their market share. Joe managed strategic sales & marketing projects on a national scale for Wells Fargo and developed a reputation of successfully delivering value on time. Having gone through the process of buying and selling a business, Joe understands the emotional attachments that owners have to their business. He considers this while searching for the right potential buyers who will honor their legacy and at the same time negotiating top dollar. His knowledge of business financials helps the transaction close smoother and promptly. He has a degree in Business and Marketing from the College of New Jersey. His passion is around bringing value to sellers who desire to exit their business. If you are interested in having a confidential discussion about the potential sale of your business in NJ, PA, MD, the Mid-Atlantic, and beyond, please give Joe a call.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (609) 672-6467
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Bo Prybyla CT Business BrokerBo Prybyla
Senior M&A Broker

Bo has sold dozens of businesses throughout CT & NY and works with potential buyers and sellers throughout the US.   In addition to business brokerage, he has over 25 years of experience as a Sales and Marketing Executive. His experience includes holding key positions for several Fortune 500 companies as well as buying and selling several of his own businesses. He has negotiated and closed hundreds of sales contracts on local and international levels. He employs a win/win style that works to benefit all parties and deliver results.  He has an extensive network of potential buyers throughout the North East. He graduated Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Oswego with a BS in Marketing and obtained an MBA in Global Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
email: [email protected]
phone: (860) 983-9151
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Lincoln Taylor Senior Broker of Synergy Business Brokers based in Boston MassachusettsLincoln Taylor
Senior M&A Broker

Based out of Massachusetts, Lincoln sells businesses throughout New England, including MA, RI, NH, VT, and ME.  He has over 15 years of experience as a Business Broker and M&A Advisor and over 25 years of experience as a sales and business development executive. His experience includes starting a business brokerage company, growing an IT services company as the head of sales and senior-level sales positions in fortune 500 software and services companies. He has negotiated and closed hundreds of transactions and employs a win/win style that works to benefit all parties. He enjoys helping buyers and sellers throughout the business ownership transfer process. He has won various awards throughout his career including #1 sales executive worldwide while working for a consulting company with a sales force of several hundred sales executives. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Albany where he studied Economics and Sociology.

email: [email protected]
phone: (978) 443-3238
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Michael Farruggia Business Broker NYMichael Farruggia
Senior M&A Broker

Based in the Hudson Valley area of NY, Michael has enjoyed a diverse business career over the past three decades. Before Business Brokerage, Michael successfully grew a family business which he sold. Also, he had senior roles as an executive manager and sales professional. Each experience has allowed him to develop a broad range of solid expertise in many types of businesses, including manufacturing, engineering, construction, retail, services, and more. With a solid business background, he has a firm belief in effective communications and is skilled at negotiating and closing equitable deals. Michael enjoys investing time and thought in building business relationships. He appreciates that working with both buyers and sellers requires special handling and a complete understanding of the differing perspectives of each side. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology College of Business.  Mike sells businesses in NY, NJ, and beyond.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (845) 222-2240
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Raj Sheth Business Broker NYRaj Sheth
Senior M&A Broker

Based out of Long Island, NY, Raj has a background that spans 30 years in industries as diverse as manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, real estate, retail, and finance. With nearly 500 transactions closed as a principal, Raj has vast experience and has been engaged as a consultant by attorneys and real estate professionals on complex transactions. He is also regarded as a turnaround specialist having successfully led several companies out of insolvency back to profitability. He has won multiple awards for bringing in Millions of dollars in annual transactions. Having been both an owner and executive in many businesses and industries, Raj understands the unique needs of both buyers and sellers and the nuances and sensitivities needed to close a deal successfully. Raj graduated Magna cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance from New York University. Raj sells businesses in the Northeast and the South.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (516) 749-1756
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dewey vaughn business broker texas M&ADewey Vaughn
Senior M&A Broker

Dewey is based out of Dallas, TX.  Dewey relates well to both buyers and sellers having bought and sold his own companies. In addition, he has worked as a Chief Financial Officer and in Private Equity and Venture Capital. Dewey has done management consulting involving exit strategies, financial planning, financial analysis, and marketing.  He has handled the sale of real estate as a licensed real estate broker and has sold securities as a registered financial advisor holding licenses for series 22, 63, 39. Dewey has also worked in Environmental Consulting (LEED Certified), Energy, and Oil & Gas. He attended Eastern Oklahoma State College and East Central University in Oklahoma. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Business and an MBA. He received post-graduate degrees in Business Management (GMB) and Management Consultant (GMC).  Dewey sells companies in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and throughout the Southern US.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (214) 871-3330
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Jon DelCegno Business Broker NYJon DelCegno
Senior M&A Broker

Jon is based in New York City (Mid-Town Manhattan). Previously Jon worked in M&A (corporate development) at a Private Equity backed Healthcare company.  Along with the private equity group, he evaluated and negotiated the successful closing of a number of acquisitions. He also developed PitchBook materials and performed due diligence. Prior to this, he worked at another private equity-owned company, Mergermarket. They provide financial data to assist M&A professionals in valuing businesses, decision analysis, competitive information, and industry analysis. Jon was a Business Relationship manager who successfully opened new accounts and maintained strong relationships with his clients. His responsibilities included modeling data trends, business intelligence, and providing SWOT analysis.  Jon graduated from the University of Connecticut with Magna Cum Laude honors and taught finance and business at the City College of New York for several years. Jon sells businesses in NY, NJ, the Northeast and other parts of the country.
email: [email protected]
phone: (646) 450-7996
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John Geaneotes Business Broker NJ PAJohn Geaneotes
Senior M&A Consultant

John is based out of the Philadelphia Metro area. Before coming to Synergy, John worked for a number of years for an M&A firm. He joined Synergy because of our comprehensive marketing strategy and database of potential buyers. Prior to M&A, John was a Director of Strategic Advisory for KPMG and a Manager of Strategy Consulting Services for Deloitte. He also worked as a financial analyst for GE Capital and a Consultant for TD Banks. John has worked on a $5 Billion Healthcare M&A Deal as well as a $25 Billion Chemical Company M&A project. In addition, he worked on smaller M&A deals at GE Capital. John has an MBA from Temple University and a BS at Drexel University. He also has a Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate from Villanova.  John brings a wealth of experience in a variety of industries in selling businesses in PA, NJ, MD, DE, and in other areas of the US.
Phone: (215) 402-7075
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Sam Levine Business Broker NYSam Levine
Senior M&A Broker

Sam is based in Westchester County, NY. In addition to Business Brokerage and M&A experience, Sam has 20 years of sales experience in a variety of industries including wholesale/distribution and import/export markets. He has achieved many awards throughout his career, including top sales executive with annual revenue generated in excess of $3Million. He has successfully implemented strategic sales and marketing programs for small and large businesses and understands the issues that owners and potential buyers face. One of the keys to his success has been his ability to establish relationships with his clients which has led to successful closings. He graduated with Honors with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Queens College.  Sam sells businesses in the Northeast and beyond.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (914) 733-2337
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Robert Stiplosek M&A Business Broker LouisianaRobert Stiplosek
Senior M&A Broker

Robert is based out of the New Orleans, Louisiana area. Having formerly run a Business Advisory Practice within a major financial institution, Robert has an extensive background assisting many business owners with the improvement and sale of their business within the $5 Million - $250 Million revenue market. Robert has accumulated over 1400 consulting engagements to date, reviewed 7,000 plus businesses over the course of his career, and met with thousands of business owners and senior level executives across all industries within North America. Additional experience includes building and later selling two companies: a $6.3 Million revenue textile manufacturing business and commercial/residential property holdings business. Robert sells companies in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississipi, Alabama, Tennessee, and more.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (504) 273-3226


louie castriota business broker PA MDLouie Castriota
Senior M&A Broker

Louie has been on both the buyer and seller side of the M&A process allowing him to have a deep appreciation and understanding from both viewpoints. Over the last ten years, he has created five companies from start-up, all operating today with combined annual revenues exceeding $12MM. He has extensive experience in leading from the C-suite, and successfully securing more than $30MM in funding over a multitude of sources: private equity, SBA, bank financing, gap funding, and seller subordinated debt.  He also spent twenty years leading high performing sales teams in the advertising and marketing space giving him a diverse network of executives with knowledge in many different business types. Louie has been the recipient of many honors and is a graduate of the esteemed Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. Louie is based on the East Coast and would like to support you in selling your business in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, DC, and more.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (410) 989-3710


M&A Advisor NYSuyen Lyn
VP of Marketing

Suyen is responsible for our marketing process. Our marketing includes internet advertising, search engine optimization, direct mail, telemarketing, and extensive email marketing.  Our digital advertising is on Google, Facebook, Bizbuysell, Bing, Yahoo, LinkedIn,,, IBBA, and many other websites. We also work with a number of Inc. 5000 national digital marketing consulting firms that assist us with optimizing our marketing process. This allows us to maximize the potential buyers that we generate for our clients to sell their business confidentially in a timely fashion. Suyen has been with Synergy Business Brokers for over 15 years, and before Synergy, she operated a successful small business and worked in the technology industry as a marketing executive. She graduated with honors from Amherst College.
email: [email protected]


Casey Hoskins Business Broker DE PA NJCasey Hoskins
Marketing Associate & Broker Support Services

Casey assists with the marketing and advertising efforts of Synergy. She writes marketing documents that bring out the value of a business for sale. In addition, she assists Joe Coculo in his communication with potential buyers and sellers and coordinates meetings and phone calls. Casey’s inbound and outbound support assists in our commitment to good communication. Prior to Synergy, she worked for 5 years in transaction coordination and marketing for real estate companies. Casey's experience allows her to maximize her efforts in effectively bringing in potential buyers for a business for sale. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Wilmington University. She also has several digital marketing certifications in SEO Management, Google Adwords, and Google Analytics. Casey is based out of Delaware.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (862) 214-4032


Viktoriya Lyuppa Synergy Business Brokers Listing ManagerViktoriya Lyuppa
Listing Manager

Viktoriya optimizes opportunities to sell our business for sale assignments. She has a can-do attitude and is always thinking of the best interests of her sellers when making decisions. While at the same time she works with buyers to make a deal happen and satisfy their needs.  Viktoriya works closely with Joe Coculo our Senior M&A Broker based out of New Jersey. Viktoria's role is vital to ensure communication with buyers and sellers is her top priority.  She has 8 years as a tax preparation expert as well as working as an accounting principle.   Her attention to detail and financial experience has proven to be a strong asset.  Viktoriya can be described as extremely versatile in understanding a client's needs.
email: [email protected]
Phone: (609) 319-4474


M&A Firm NJ

Grant Lawrence
Marketing Associate

Grant assists with the marketing efforts including video production, mailings, images, photos, written marketing, website management, and more. Grant brings youthful energy, ideas, and insight to the Synergy Marketing team. He has been working for us for several years in marketing. His education includes SUNY Geneseo and Hofstra University.
email: [email protected]



If you would like one of our M&A Professionals to contact you, please fill out our Confidential Seller Registration Form.

We sell businesses with annual revenues of $700,000 to $40 Million in NY, NJCTMAPA, MD, TXVANH, LA, OHDC, and throughout the US. We have experience and potential buyers in the following industries: Technology, Distribution, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Construction, Services, Education, and Transportation.  To watch a video with some of our Senior Brokers and clients, you can visit Overview Video.

If you would like to buy a business, please view our: Businesses for Sale.

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