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Skip Warner

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!

Mobile: 914-960-4071

Office: 212-661-4160 ext:203

Email: lisiten.skip@gmail.com


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Alan Waldman

Senior Vice President

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.

Mobile: 914-763-3988 

Office: 212-661-4160 ext: 208

Email: lisiten.alan@gmail.com

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JOHN M. LAMBERTI

Senior M&A Advisor

John has been a successful businessman and entrepreneur covering over 40 years, buying and selling million-dollar yachts and businesses.

His business experience started when he was 9 years old.

His father was an entrepreneur, who owned apartment buildings and operated several businesses, manufacturing retail store displays, retail/wholesale ladies & children stores.

John learned from his father and became very successful on his own.

Over the years he opened and managed multiple Gas stations, a Goodyear and Firestone repair establishment, Ladies & children retail stores, and established a Display Designer Service Business.

Other ventures included the boating industry.

He operated a large dealership covering a broad spectrum of manufacturers and vessel sizes.

These vessels range in class from performance and sport fishing boats to recreational cruisers and mega yachts. He sold mega yachts up to 200 feet.

John has been a real estate agent since 1999.

With his professional consulting and teaching experience, he has helped salesman learn the art of knowing the competition, hunting leads, cold calling, salesmanship, closing the deal, and overseeing a smooth final transition. He knows the art of making money selling properties and businesses.

Before john’s business activities, he graduated as an Aeronautical Design Engineer and had theopportunity to be an early part of Grumman’s research and development support engineer on the A6A Intruder, all weather attack plane, and the F-14 Tom Cat, bomber and interceptor attack aircraft.

John knows how Aircraft are designed and manufactured.

And lastly, there is nothing more pleasurable in business when you create a WIN WIN situation, leading buyers and sellers to a happy and successful conclusion.

It is up to the business broker to control the deal. If you lose control, the transaction will fail.

That’s why John firmly believes that,“Customer satisfaction is his #1 Priority” and “Hello to Delivery”

John can definitely help you to sell your business!

Email: lisiten.jlamberti@gmail.com

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ROBERT KENT

Senior M&A Advisor

Bob Kent is a very successful Businessman.

BOB Started his career by opening an Insurance Agency at age 24. 

After 2 years he already had 3 offices and 15 employees. 

He still owns them and has a Manager running them for him.

In 2006 Bob opened his first Imaging Center in Park Slope New York aligned with NYU. 

He then went on to open another in 2018. 

They are very successful and are Run by Onsite Managers.

In the interim years,  Bob bought and sold some other Businesses 

Nothing held his attention until he joined LISITEN ASSOCIATES.

Bob says that he loves helping people buy and sell businesses and that this will be his focus for the rest of his life.

With his vast and diversified business experience, BOB can definitely help you to sell your business!

Email: lisiten.bob@gmail.com

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Senior M&A Advisor

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

Office: 212-661-4160 ext: 208 

Email: lisiten.alan@gmail.com

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Kristin Egmont

M&A Advisor

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!

Email: lisiten.kristin@gmail.com

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Nancy Schuster

Business Development

Nancy brings with her over 20 years of her Business and Sales Development Expertise.  She has extensive experience in business development & strategic partnerships, negotiating deal structures and contract negotiations.

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.

Mobile: 484-639-4220

Email: lisiten.nancy@gmail.com

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Mike Pantouvakis

Business Development 

 

Mobile: 725-251-7076

Email: lisiten.mikep@gmail.com


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HEATHER  McKINNON

Global Communications, Marketing & Advertising

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, Europe, Israel, 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.


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Rosemarie Antonelli

Media Relations & Video Marketing

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. 

ROSEMARIE is now working on our Newest Technology to be implemented by 2023 to all of our Listings – VIDEO TEASERS !