8 am – 5 pm


1655 Elmwood Avenue

Suite 110 Rochester
New York 14620-3426

We are a premiere business brokerage firm

June 16, 2024

8 am – 5 pm


1655 Elmwood Avenue

Suite 110 Rochester
New York 14620-3426

About Us

In today’s business, experience speaks volumes. With over four decades buying and selling businesses, Excel Brokers USA, Ltd. and its principals, are at the center of both simple and complex business purchases and sales worldwide. By providing a vast array of services to business owners, we’ve developed unique insight into a business owner’s motivations when buying or selling.

Excel Business Brokers USA, Ltd. and our agents adhere to the highest ethical standards in all transactions. Our firm is committed to a stringent principle of confidentiality. Any violation of that principle puts your business at risk; jeopardizing employee and customer retention while impacting competition. We work tirelessly on your behalf. Investing in your success is what we do best. Talk to one of our agents today. You’ll be represented by the best the industry has to offer.

Serving the US with offices in New York, Michigan, Virginia and Oklahoma.

Who we are

Buy and sell

We list and sell business entities across the US, confidentially or publicly.

A network of professionals

Our relationships with industry professionals include CPAs, attorneys and financial planners.

Personal, professional, accurate

We visit listed properties for a firsthand look to ensure your listing is accurately represented.

Our Expert Team

Ronald B. Gould

Owner, Managing Broker
Ronald Gould, CPA, owner of Excel Business Brokers USA, Ltd. has been successfully buying and selling businesses across the US for more than twenty years. Key to his success is his ability to conduct every business transaction with a can-do attitude.
Ron’s desire to achieve success for both buyer and seller has allowed him to fine-tune his negotiating skills beyond the level of most brokers working in the industry today. His hands-on approach inspires trust and confidence from clients across the country.
In addition to his expertise in brokering the sale and purchase of businesses, Ron is skilled in mergers and acquisitions.
Ron has assembled a team of lawyers, accountants and sales professionals to meet your buying and selling needs. Give him a call today.

Mark Palazzo

Commercial Real Estate Broker
Mark Palazzo is a member of Greater Rochester Association of Realtors. He represents sellers of commercial and investment properties with an emphasis on apartment buildings and multi-family investment properties. In addition, he represents owners who desire to sell their businesses.
Palazzo was named a Power Broker by Co-Star Group, Inc.—a leading provider of commercial real estate information—recognizing him as one of the top commercial brokers in Rochester, NY. He earned a B.S. in Business from Nazareth College.

Frank Valenti

Senior Advisor
A Rochester native, Frank Valenti was a car salesman for 30 years relying upon his background in auto- mechanics to sell cars. After leaving retail sales, he joined a car finance company selling financial programs to dealers.
His brokering experience began as a car broker at auction for local dealers. As a senior advisor for Excel Business Brokers USA. Ltd., Frank is an integral part of the buying and selling of businesses.

Michael Quinn

Commercial Real Estate Broker
Michael Quinn, a member of the Board of Realtors, has been a commercial real estate broker since 2006.
A graduate of Framingham State College in Massachusetts, Quinn completed a graduate program in historical architecture at the University of Massachusetts. After selling a successful home inspection company, Quinn moved his family to Rochester to apply his expertise to commercial real estate.
Quinn joined the Peace Corps after college and was sent to Liberia where he helped build schools and hand pumps for water distribution.
Married for 32 years, he and his wife, Melissa, live in Penfield and have one daughter. Quinn serves on the board of the Penfield Symphony Orchestra and the Penfield Business Chamber.

Ryan Fuller

NYS Certified Public Accountant
Ryan Fuller, NYS Certified Public Accountant, has worked closely with businesses and individuals in both taxation and financial statement analysis for 15 years. Ryan began his career at a regional forensic accounting firm in NYS that specialized in the measurement of economic damage claims for business clients suffering from catastrophic loss.
This experience, coupled with a knowledge of financial and business management and residential real estate, informs Ryan as he helps clients achieve their financial goals. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economic Crime Investigation.
Ryan enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly camping with his wife, two kids and their dog, a Labrador named Murphy.

Donna De Palma

Business Broker / Real Estate Salesperson
Donna De Palma, though native to Rochester, is a traveler at heart. Having lived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Providence, Rhode Island and Washington D.C.– just a few of the many places she’s called home—she can say unequivocally, that she truly loves the country of her birth.
Donna comes to business brokering with a background in the arts, having earned two degrees in Fine Arts. Most recently, she’s freelanced for ad agencies, international talent agencies and private clients as an art director, commercial photographer, features writer and content manager. Gannett and USA Today, as well as several national and regional magazines, feature her contributions.
A rental manager in Rochester for 11 years, Donna prides herself on outstanding customer service and client retention. She is always interested in a good story which is why she can often be found listening intently to her clients as they describe their hopes and aspirations.