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"I was exceptionally pleased to have had the opportunity to deal with Ryan Kelly and Peter Almonte of Practice Exchange, they made my transition into retirement very easy. I have been in practice for 50 years. Practice Exchange found me a buyer who I was comfortable with entrusting my patients to. They made the whole process of evaluating my Practice and getting me what I thought the Practice was worth seamless. I could not be happier and would recommend Practice Exchange without reservation to anyone thinking of selling" Dr. Gerald Blumberg, O.D. - New Jersey
"Ryan Kelly and the team at Practice Exchange did an exemplary job handling the sale of my 35-year Optometric Practice. Ryan really took the time to get to know my practice and our region, and I feel he really cared about addressing any questions or concerns without hesitation... he was always just a quick text or phone call away at all times. Their knowledge and professionalism were impressive, and I felt completely confident in their ability to successfully handle the entire process. I am truly grateful for their kindness and expertise, and would highly recommend their services to any professional practice." Dr. Michael Penney, O.D. - Missouri
"Finding a qualified buyer for my Practice on my own was difficult. Optometry schools did not help. Local and state societies were no better. Practice exchange not only found a buyer for the Practice but they sold the Practice with a cash offer in a seamless manner. I recommend their services with no reservations." Dr. Mark Skinner - California
"It is with a huge thank you that we had the opportunity to work with you all at Practice Exchange in the sale of our optometric practice, The Lakewood Eye Center located in Lakewood, CO. Peter and Norm have an excellent reputation along with their sons, Ryan Kelly, Luke Kelly and Peter Almonte, Jr., who are a great support to the entire team. Practice Exchange went above and beyond, and worked diligently to find the right OD to purchase our practice and to assist in the transition of the sale and continuation of an excellent practice. We highly recommend Practice Exchange, Peter Almonte and Norm Kelly and their staff to anyone who is seeking a highly professional team in the coordination of a successful sale in the field of optometry. They were amazing. If we can answer any further questions in regards to Practice Exchange, please do not hesitate to call" R. Craig Finch, O.D. - Lakewood, Colorado
"After speaking with Ryan Kelly the first time, I was confident I wanted Practice Exchange to represent me for the sale of my practice. The entire team is extremely professional, knowledgeable and responsive making the whole process as smooth as can be. I highly recommend Ryan Kelly and Practice Exchange for anyone interested. you will have full confidence that your best interests are at heart from start to finish. I am very grateful for all of their hard work!" Dr. Markar Taroyan, O.D. - Texas
"We are pleased to have the opportunity to share our experience with Peter Almonte and Norm Kelly of Practice Exchange. Peter and Norm assisted us in locating an excellent buyer for our two location practice as well as the associated real estate. They started by taking the time to fully understand the nature of our practice, our specific needs and our timeline to retirement. Peter and Norm established a value for our practice that was fair to both us and the buyer. Practice Exchange has developed strong relationships with lenders and our buyer was able to secure excellent terms even in these difficult times. Peter and Norm were impartial, hard working and always available. They quickly earned our trust and respect. They handled the more difficult moments with grace and determination. It was a complicated process and it is difficult to imagine such a happy outcome without their help, for which we are very grateful." - William E. Kimball, O.D., Liann Kimball, O.D., Victor Richardson, O.D. New Haven County and Hartford County, Connecticut.
I decided to pursue selling my optometric practice when a nearby group called wanting to purchase and made an offer. There was an unsolicited letter on my desk from Practice Exchange that did not make the circular file, so when I had a no show patient I called them on a whim. The call was engaging and enjoyable so I decided to look into their program. The local group's accountants appraised my practice, however I was not impressed so I had Practice Exchange value it. Their comprehensive appraisal was 60% higher, a number eventually offered though Practice Exchange. Practice Exchange had in depth knowledge and understanding of optometric practices. Questions and details that needed attended to received immediate attention, with quick responses. Unexpectedly, Practice Exchange did much work for the buyers to facilitate the deal and obtain more favorable financing, ultimately benefiting me. Selling a practice is more daunting and complicated than you probably think. I found Practice Exchange to be very knowledgeable, professional, and personable during the sales process, resulting with me being very happy I chose them. Dr. John Reimold, O.D.
"Nothing but positive thoughts about my experience with this broker. I initially thought a simple listing at the schools would bring in a slew of prospects. Two years later, no bites. After signing up with Practice Exchange, events moved swiftly. First, a very detailed "bank ready" appraisal was prepared. Afterwhich, contacts were quickly made leading to a qualified buyer. Now where this firm really shines is in the "nitty-gritty" of closing the deal. They have the expertise to bring together all the "devil in the details": legal / accounting / financing. Thanks to this professional firm, I'm now transitioning to a new and exciting stage of my life." Dr. Paul Mazur - New Jersey
"Peter Almonte and his team were very attentive and well organized during the whole process. They were a great fit for my recent practice purchase. Their guidance and experience served as a great stabilizing factor through my first transition. It helped me gain perspective along the way. Peter and his team were recommended to me by a colleague that had purchased a practice one year earlier and after working with them I would highly recommend them as well." Dr. Justin Coleman - Kentucky
"I was extremely pleased with the handling of my practice sale through the Practice Exchange. Norm Kelly and Peter Almonte were the most hardworking and professional team that kept me posted every step of the way and helped me work through several unforeseen glitches. Their dedication was second to none. I highly recommend using the Practice Exchange. Their professionalism and advice are needed to help you sell your practice." Dr. Steven Croce - Lincoln, Rhode Island
"I was more than pleased with Peter Almonte and Norman Kelly of Practice Exchange. They provided comprehensive guidance and advice throughout the entire process. My goal was to maintain a private practice and continuity for my loyal staff, patients, and myself. There is still a need for high quality private practice. Practice Exchange was influential in achieving my goal." Dr. Albert Germain, O.D. - Connecticut
"Without any hesitation or reservations, I highly recommend Practice Exchange for your practice sale needs. Their knowledge, experience and expertise through the appraisal, marketing and successful sale of our optometric practice was exceptional. Even though we were miles apart in distance, they were always right next door via phone call, email or text 24 hours 7 days a week. I could not imagine getting through this complex process without the professionals at Practice Exchange." Dr. William Smith - Tennessee
"I had a wonderful and profitable experience with Practice Exchange. Ryan Kelly and Peter Almonte helped me with negotiation of my 30+ year optometric practice and knew just what to do. The process took longer than I wanted to and expected, but they held my hand and got me to the finish line. Communication was always open, day or night. There were no snafus or unexpected surprises. I highly recommend them." Dr. Mark Hanson - Texas
"The Practice Exchange led by Norm Kelly and Peter Almonte were wonderful to work with during the sale of my practice. From the initial practice valuation to the closing date they were always available to answer questions, provide valuable insight, and were extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of practice transition. Norm and Peter are compassionate professionals who skillfully navigate both the buyer and the seller through the sometimes complicated aspects of selling a practice. Their vast experience in the calculations of a practice valuation as well as their overall business experience greatly facilitated everyone involved understanding the details of practice purchase and transition." Dr. George Adrian - Connecticut
Peter leverages 27 years of specialization in practice transitions as an attorney, practice broker, practice valuation specialist, and consultant. He has personally participated in over 2,100 practice transitions and is a published author on this subject matter. Before Practice Exchange, Peter was associated with Visionary Practice Group and was president of the Almonte Fallago Group. Peter holds a Doctor of Laws degree from Cornell University, and is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross.
You can reach Peter by calling 800.786.1389 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Norm brings almost 20 years of experience in developing strategic solutions for clients which he leverages as an accomplished broker-consultant and mediator during practice transitions. Norm is one of the original founders of Software Quality Associates, a leading software quality assurance consulting firm. He also founded the Metta Students Foundation which gives scholarships to high school students who perform random acts of love and kindness. Norm graduated from Rhode Island College with a BS in Political Science.
You can reach Norm by calling 800.786.1389 or by email at email@example.com
Peter Almonte Jr. brings over 30 years of experience to his role at Practice Exchange. As Managing Director of Trusthill Real Estate Brokerage Peter and his affiliates handle all aspects of the real estate transaction nationally.
Serving residential and commercial real estate clients for over three decades, Peter’s successful career in real estate began in 1988 when he joined the East Greenwich (RI) branch of Coldwell Banker. After several years with the firm, he then joined REMAX Metro Warwick (RI) in 1990. While at REMAX, he advanced quickly to become one of the top-producing brokers which earned him induction into the REMAX Hall of Fame. Mr. Almonte is a graduate of Providence College.
You can reach Peter by calling 401.391.1444 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Charles Samaras, former practice owner, is a Dental Practice Transition Consultant based in the Southeast. Dr. Samaras is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and has practiced Dentistry for 36 years. For 9 years he served on the faculty at Tufts Dental as The Director of Practice Management and Associate Clinical Professor. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and The International College of Dentists. Dr. Samaras has authored over 50 articles appearing in several dental publications such as Inside Dentistry, Dental Economics, Dental Money Digest and Dental Product Shopper. Dr. Samaras has lectured nationally and internationally on Dental Technology, Digital Dentistry, Practice Management and Creating the Raving Fan Practice. His mission statement is to “Practice Smarter Not Harder to Provide Clinical Excellence and Excellence of Service.”
You can reach Charles by calling 800.786.1389 or by email at email@example.com
Ryan brings a fresh perspective to the Practice Exchange team. With 7 years of experience in sales and consultant industries, he specializes in working alongside clients in order to understand their needs. This is the foundation of our business as each practice transition is truly unique. Ryan focuses on transition coordination and brokerage services. Ryan is also a licensed real estate agent and will help facilitate real estate negotiations.
Ryan received his MBA from Quinnipiac University.
As a founding member of Practice Exchange, Luke brings over seven years of experience in consulting on practice transitions. His experience has allowed him to build expertise in the dental and optometric field related to practice valuations, practice transitions, practice acquisitions, financing, and practice real estate negotiations. In particular, Luke works closely with our clients who are purchasing a practice and serves as a consultant for any matters related to the acquisition.
Luke graduated from Rhode Island College with a BS in Marketing.