Silicon Valley Office

Heritage Village Offices

51 E. Campbell Ave, Suite 400G
Campbell, CA 95008

Managing Partner and Advisors

John Mittelstet, CBI, CBB

Managing Partner

Phone: (408) 460-5446
BRE # 01138134

Certified Business Intermediary (CBI)
Certified Business Broker (CBB)

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

John is the Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley office of M&A Business Advisors, a full-service Business Brokerage and M&A Advisory Firm in the Western US. John has over 25 years of experience representing Sellers and Buyers in the CONFIDENTIAL sale of privately owned Businesses across a wide range of industries including Manufacturing, Service, Technology, Software, Distribution, Construction, Automotive, Food & Beverage Related Businesses as well as other industries with sales from $0 to more than $90MM per year. In recent years, John has focused on companies with sales from $2MM to $30MM.

John has been licensed with the California BRE since 1992 and his credentials include a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Texas Tech, and post graduate work at the Harvard’s President’s class taught in conjunction with IBM. Additionally, John has earned the designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from the International Business Brokers Association. The CBI designation is granted to a select group of individuals who are seasoned in the industry, have completed over 68 hours of course work including financial analysis, pricing/valuation, legal and tax implications related to the sale or purchase of a business and have passed a comprehensive exam. With this designation, comes the assurance that you will be working with an individual who is specifically trained and has met all the requirements to be a professional and knowledgeable intermediary on your behalf.

John is also a member of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) and has earned the Certified Business Broker (CBB) designation. John has served as President of CABB for 2000 – 2001.  John helped design CABB’s two-day Introduction to Business Brokerage class, and was an instructor for this class throughout Northern California from its inception in 2008 through 2012.  John also helped design and teach the CABB’s Certified Business Broker re-certification class.  John was on the CABB Board of directors from 1995 through 2013, and during that time chaired several committees to include the organization’s web-site and education committees.

John knows that selling or buying a business of any size can be a complex and time-consuming process. John’s hallmark strength, and commitment to his clients, is to make this process as smooth and fair, as possible for both parties, so that both Seller and Buyer leave the Closing table satisfied that they have participated in a successful transaction. References are available upon request. John can be reached at or at (408) 460-5446.

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