skip-warner OUR TEAMSkip Warner

Senior Vice President

Having built and sold multiple businesses of his own, He is an experienced entrepreneur and business broker.

He knows and understands what it takes to successfully run, operate and grow your business in today’s global and highly competitive environment .

Skip knows what it takes and has the experience to sell your business.

SKIP’S prior background includes directing company operations, product design, merchandising, sourcing, production, manufacturing, sales, marketing, brand promotion, advertising and distribution.

SKIP has hired, trained, developed and managed both internal and external sales teams, negotiated license agreements and has traveled extensively both domestically and internationally.

Skip has helped make LISITEN ASSOCIATES the top Business brokerage M&A in North America Today!

lisiten.skip@gmail.com  212 661-4160 ext:203

AlanPfeiferSm-2 OUR TEAMAlan Pfeifer

Vice President

Being an M&A Business Broker at Lisiten Associates is a perfect fit for Alan.

He brings a wealth of successful Business experience to this position.

Alan is a true entrepreneur who has a vision for staying ahead of the curve.

His background is a unique combination of corporate success in both business and sales development with a dozen years in sales management at Levi Strauss and over a decade in business running a high profile division as President of Calvin Klein Jeans.

After 20 plus years from these two successful corporate roles, Alan forged his own jeans company and developed products for existing Brands and Retailers for over a decade.

The experience and gratification of running his own company satisfied his goals at the time.

He then sold his Company and briefly retired, but retirement does not suit Alan’s temperament.

He is constantly thinking of ways to grow so he reinvented himself and became a successful real estate broker at Douglas Elliman while honing his skills as a Business Broker.

This utilization of Alan’s prior work experience has contributed to his success as an extremely important Business Broker and team member at Lisiten Associates.

Lisiten Associates’s proven formulas for achieving Mutual Goals with their Clients has provided the platform for Alan to apply his highly recognized people skills and insatiable desire to help business entrepreneurs either sell or buy a business.

As a Business Broker he is able to evaluate an existing business with the Professional Tools and unmatched International marketing provided by Lisiten Associates and successfully market that business for sale.

Alan skillfully works with first time buyers as well as Corporations and Family Held Businesses looking for that just-right purchase or acquisition.

IMG_1943 OUR TEAMKimia Shadrokh

Regional Sales Director

Kimia is a seasoned professional with extensive sales experience.

Kimia is armed with a resolute determination to achieve success in her field.

She works tirelessly to successfully find the right deals for her buyers, to market each seller’s company with all tools at her disposal and to negotiate the best possible value for all her clients.

Kimia began her career as the Director of Commercial Assets for nearly 10 years at a well-known REIT, The Moinian Group, and oversaw an $8 Billion commercial real estate portfolio.

She managed hundreds of employees and successfully completed a number of high-publicized deals.

Kimia spent the next several years working for Mark Cuban as an Executive Vice President of one of his data analytic firms, Motionloft.

Kimia has an impressive record of results, a sharp eye for detail, and an expert ability to build strong relationships with clients and peers thank to her keen listening and analysis.

Armed with fortitude, work ethic and personality to persuade by using facts and arguments to win, Kimia brings these extremely valuable talents to Lisiten Associates.

Her investigative skills and motto of leaving no stone unturned translate to unprecedented results for her clients.

Kimia graduated manga cum laude with a B.A. degree from New York University.

She resides in New York City and is an avid runner that takes advantage of Central Park every opportunity she gets.

Lisiten.kimia@gmail.com  212 661-4160


allan OUR TEAMAllan Montalbano

Regional Sales Director

Allan joined Lisiten Associates as a leading sales consultant in the financial field and new business development in outside markets.

Before that, Allan was a branch office owner at a large independent financial institution.

Throughout his 14 years in the finance industry, he was highly successful in guiding clients to reach their financial goals.

He was responsible for developing and leading sales teams and building client wealth.

He personally grew his branch to top 3 in the company.

Allan has continued that success in his time with LISITEN ASSOCIATES.

He brings a wide range of knowledge across all industries that is needed when servicing business owners.

As a result of his finance background, he is able to work seamlessly with buyers and sellers to expedite the sales process.

He is very honored to play a key role in helping other business owners reach their goals.

Allan is born and raised in Nassau County, and still lives there with his wife and two daughters.

Lisiten.allanm@gmail.com  212-661-4160 ext 220

sandra OUR TEAMSonya Perrotti

Sonya Perrotti is a seasoned sales professional and entrepreneur.

She has been involved in many successful business ventures of all types.

She adds a wide variety of expertise to Lisiten Associates.

Her knowledge in supply chain optimization, manufacturing sales, creation and execution of sales drivers are second to none.

She also worked as an Acquisition Specialist at ADP.

Sonya’s strong knowledge and background will bring business buyers and sellers to an achievable end result.

Sonya has easily become one of LISITEN ASSOCIATES Top Salespersons

Sonya earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management in California at the University of LaVerne.

Lisiten.sonya@gmail.com   212 661-4160 Ext 205

paul-k OUR TEAMPaul Kanengiser

Paul Kanengiser is a seasoned sales professional and entrepreneur.

He has a vast background involving many successful family business ventures.

Paul’s first venture into the business brokerage industry was the sale of his family’s chain of Roller Skating Rinks.

He adds a wide variety of expertise to Lisiten Associates.

His knowledge in family and multi business ownerships, manufacturing sales, creation and execution of sales are second to none.

In 2012, He was named to the Northern Advisory Board for Two River Community Bank, Middletown, NJ

Paul’s strong knowledge and background will bring business buyers and sellers to achieve a smooth transition of ownership.

Paul has become one of LISITEN ASSOCIATES latest and trusted business brokers.

Paul earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Volunteered as an EMT in his home town as well as coaching basketball in his town over the last 12 years.

He has led his teams to 7 Championships and 5 runner ups. Always bringing a winning attitude wherever he is involved.

Paul will bring that same winning attitude to help sell your business.

lisiten.paul@gmail.com   212 661-4160 Ext 219

nancy-bio-pic-e1519246722726 OUR TEAMNancy Schuster

Nancy brings with her over 15 years of her Business and Sales Development Expertise.

She has extensive experience providing new business strategy and implementation services within the business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets.

Nancy has an In-depth understanding of core business processes.

She is able to define, communicate and fulfill project goals and break complex issues into manageable parts.

Nancy has a proven record of leading successful teams to achieved desired goals.

She consistently meets or exceeds sales goals and extremely adept at multi-tasking and time.

212 661-4160 Ext: 206      lisiten.nancy@gmail.com

Unknown-e1539961301942 OUR TEAMDan Mansour
Regional Sales Director

With over 15 years of experience in the high finance industry,

Dan’s commitment to his clients extends beyond the average sales professional.

His knowledge of commercial real estate investing, lending and sales experience helps create a system that provides the best options for his clients and investors.

Trust is important, that’s why Dan places particular value on personal relationships with his clients.

His background in the business and commercial industry gives him the resources and knowledge base to effectively sell his clients business at the highest market value with the fastest closing times.

When it comes to negotiating the best possible outcome while buying or selling businesses, Dan’s conviction and resolve will close the deal.

His ability to sell your business makes him an asset to Lisiten Associates.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur buying another business or a seasoned executive selling your business, Dan will execute your transaction.

lisiten.dm@gmail.com 212-661-4160 Ext: 209

john-cairo OUR TEAMJohn Cairo
Regional Sales Director

With over 25 years of experience in finance, business, lending and commercial real estate, John has over seen and managed over $500MM in real estate projects.

John formed and managed a private real estate firm with office, multi-family and retail projects in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey areas.

John managed all facets of the company including acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing and property management.

John began his career with banking institutions in New York overseeing middle market and small business lending divisions.

He has strong knowledge of the management and financing needs of middle market companies.

John received his MBA in International Finance from New York University Stern School of Business.

He resides in Center City Philadelphia and attended the University of Pennsylvania and St. Joseph’s Preparatory School.

John has been active on the boards of non-profit groups and is an active tennis player and golfer.

John will help you sell your Business today!

 212 661-4160 ext 217

thumbnail_Lisiten OUR TEAMCarl E. Guzman, CPA

After leaving one of the largest most prestigious accounting firms in the world, and Starting without contacts, experience, or knowledge in the mortgage industry, Carl started a Mortgage Broker/Banker business and built his Mortgage Company into a seven figure business.

Carl is a CPA, real estate broker in New York and New Jersey, and seasoned businessman with over 28 years of extensive business ownership and operations experience.

Carl has an intimate knowledge of business operations (human resources, administrative, product development, and marketing) and total respect and appreciation of what it takes to be an entrepreneur and business owner.

His goal is to always provide clarity and the best professional and ethical advice to business buyers and sellers.

He has developed, authored, and conducted seminars throughout numerous well known and respected universities and educational providers.

He has served as a board member of the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers, Chairman of the Association’s Education Committee, Treasurer for the Teaneck Economic Development Corporation, and as an arbitrator on large real estate cases for the American Arbitration Association.

Carl has appeared on TV and radio and is frequently published and quoted in various news media.

Carl has the experience and understanding to assist entrepreneurs in their pursuit of fulfilling their dreams.

Carl can help you to sell your business.

212 661-4160 Ext: 207      Lisiten.carl@gmail.com

PC031468-e1541600349101 OUR TEAMAlfred Paliwoda


Al knows how and what it takes to successfully operate, and enhance a business.

He has been a former owner of multiple successful small businesses in retail, service, and commercial real estate as well as being a Project Manager Consultant for assisting Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing divisions.

He has 14 years in the manufacturing arena, having been in production, materials, manufacturing, plant, and project management in industries such as forgings, hand tools, automotive mechanics tools, fasteners, locks, and large capital equipment.

Al works tirelessly on behalf of his Clients.

He searches for the right deals for his Buyers and markets Seller’s companies aggressively and relentlessly and will negotiate the best possible outcome for all his clients.

He has great qualities of persistence and follow-up.

Al has a lengthy background in commercial real estate, property management, and investment properties that he puts to work on behalf of his clients.

Al is a very competitive individual who had a highly decorated collegiate and post collegiate career in the Track and Field events.

He was a high school All American, and three time NCAA All American while at the University of Connecticut.

He was named the University’s Outstanding Senior Athlete and was more recently inducted to the New Britain Sports Hall of Fame.

He earned his MBA from New Haven University with a concentration in Finance.

Al is a true sales professional and also an successful entrepreneur.

He looks forward to working with both Sellers and Buyers and is part of the Lisiten Associates Team.

212-661-4160 Ext 229 Lisiten.alp@gmail.com

kristin OUR TEAMKristin Egmont

Regional Sales Director

Kristin brings over 17 Years of Enterprise Sales Experience to Lisiten Associates.

She has an entrepreneurial background as well as vast experience from multiple successful business ventures over the years.

Kristin’s tenacious spirit contributes to, and generates positive results for her clients.

Kristin always puts her customer’s needs first and easily builds long term relationships coupled with success.

Kristin employs strong business skills complete with a high level of service to her clients.

She is always there to support her clients through every step of selling their business.

Kristin can help you sell your Business!

212 661-4160 Ext: 222      lisiten.kristin@gmail.com

mark-samoka OUR TEAMMark Savoca

Regional Sales Director

Mark is a serial entrepreneur with 30 years’ experience in building and analyzing businesses.

Mark started his career in 1988 at Lehman Brothers, learning the intricacies, complexities, and nuances needed for proper business valuations.

After many years managing upwards of $50 million dollars in customer assets, Mark went on-to co-found a successful boutique trading firm, also on Wall Street.

With a keen eye for risk management and analytical prowess, Mark was able to generate astronomical compounded returns year over year for nearly 15 years.

Prior to joining LISITEN ASSOCIATES, he was the National Sales Director for an automotive services company, providing sales tools, software, and valuable metrics to increase car sales for every national dealership franchise enlisted as a client.

Mark resides in Long Island, on his down time you can catch him at a local softball or soccer field doing what he loves the most, coaching his two daughters and their teams.
Mark can easily help you to Sell your Business!

212 661-4160      lisiten.mark@gmail.com

IMG_2835-e1526048076745 OUR TEAMAnthony Pagnozzi

Anthony has been around business his whole life – having grown up in a family of entrepreneurs, and businessmen alike.

He has grasped common business concepts and strategies from a young age.

He knows what will work and won’t work.

Anthony finds it a pleasure to be around others and he loves helping people.

He has a passion for building his clients trust.

He is a very hard-working, understanding, and helpful man.

Anthony also has a vast understanding in both finance and marketing.

Anthony has just recently joined Lisiten Associates in 2018 with a goal and vision to better the company even further.

Anthony’s contact information is posted below. He can help you sell your company.

212 661-4160 ext: 226      lisiten.anthonyp@gmail.com

image OUR TEAMLaura Goldsmith

Laura comes to LISITEN ASSOCIATES with an impressive15 year track record in business and sales.

Earning her Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University, she leveraged her passion for business and communication into a highly successful medical equipment sales career.

Selling millions in high-end Capital Equipment, and brokering large, multi-site contracts for Becton Dickinson with hospitals in the Tri-State area,

Laura has the proven drive and business acumen to get the deal done.

At LISITEN ASSOCIATES , Laura will understand your needs and criteria and quickly find opportunities which best suit them.

LAURA’S determination and genuine concern for customer satisfaction has made her a valued team member.

LAURA can easily help you to sell your Business or Company.

Laura can be reached at 212-661-4160, Ext. 218, and by email at: Lisiten.laurag@gmail.com

alan-waldman1 OUR TEAMAlan Waldman

Alan began his career in business financing with a position at a New York based notes receivable Factoring company.

While working there Alan completed his M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

During the next decade Alan held finance and operations positions within the publishing and manufacturing industries.

It was during this phase of Alan’s career that he was able to lay the foundations of his finance, operations, manufacturing and distribution skill sets.

Alan has extensive experience in product and content creation, licensing, and product distribution.

With a strong background in sales, pricing and product profitability, deal structures and contract negotiations.

Alan has completed deals with numerous major household names such as; Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Fisher Price, Disney and Electronic Arts.

As a result, prior to joining Lisiten Associates in 2011 Alan was already the veteran of a number of multi-million dollar sales and acquisition transactions for his previous employers.

Alan also serves on the Board of Trustees for several organizations in the tri-state area.

lisiten.alan@gmail.com   212 661-4160 ext: 208`


heather-sloane OUR TEAMHeather Sloane  MBA


Global Communications

Heather is an exceptional and amazing Mother of three.

She is very tireless and extremely shy.

Heather has been with Lisiten Associates since 1998.

She started as a secretary to Mel Lisiten and has grown up with the company.

Today Heather heads up all International Communications between New York, Florida, Beverly Hills, China, India and the rest of the World.

In addition she oversees Our Public Relations, IT, Bookkeeping and is our General office MGR.

Heather graduated from the University of PA. with a BS degree in Communications and has now completed her Masters Degree at Columbia University.

Once her Children have all gone off to College, Heather is looking forward to joining our Sales Team full time.

rosemarie OUR TEAMRosemarie Antonelli



Video Production and Graphic Arts

ROSEMARIE Heads up our Video and Graphics Departments.

She is both an Amazing and accomplished Artist. In addition she owns her own Extremely Successful Beauty Company.

Rosemarie also works tirelessly on projects for Lisiten Associates.

She is in charge of all artwork and videos to be used for Marketing as well as the Branding of the Lisiten Associates Concept.

She is currently working on Video Concepts to be used all over the World for the New and Futuristic (yet to be seen and leading edge Lisiten Associates Marketing Campaigns.

The current Marketing approach used by Lisiten Associates is unmatched anywhere in the World.

The Newest Futuristic and Technically forward Proprietary systems will propel Lisiten Associates further into the forefront of the Brokerage Industry and will be rolled out shortly in 2018.

ROSEMARIE is now working on our Newest Technology to be implemented by 2018 to all of our Listings – VIDEO TEASERS !