The Jerry George Team
Office Phone: (217) 787-7000
Cell Phone: (217) 725-2467
Fax: (217) 787-7779
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Dan Sperry is a Licensed Real Estate Broker and Licensed Business Broker. Mr. Sperry is also an affiliate of American Business Brokers, a nationwide business brokerage company and Self Storage Brokers of America, a nationwide self storage investment brokerage. Dan specializes in commercial real estate sales and leasing, buyer and tenant representation, business sales and acquisitions and investment properties.
Dan Sperry has been surrounded by entrepreneurship and business connections his entire life. He understands the challenges of starting a business first hand and certainly appreciates the great benefits that present themselves in buying or selling an existing business, acquiring commercial space or securing a stake in an investment property. Even more importantly, Dan understands the great privilege it is for individuals to own their own company and the great responsibility that goes along with it.
Mr. Sperry has mostly worked within his own business entities and in doing so has developed an ability to understand the specific needs of each client, whether buying or selling. His strong entrepreneurial spirit has evolved over time, starting when he was ten years of age working in his family’s grocery store stocking shelves and tearing down boxes. Mr. Sperry's pursuits have allowed him to be involved in the ownership and operations of more than half a dozen different businesses over the last 12 years. These include retail, service, real estate, restaurants, and commercial property development.. Presently, Mr. Sperry has ownership interest in two restaurant operations, a business brokerage firm and a home service company.
Mr. Sperry has also had the opportunity to become involved in the franchise industry, both as a franchise owner as well as representing buyers and sellers of various franchise operations including Subway, Quizno’s, Cold Stone Creamery, Dairy Queen, British Petroleum, Phillips Conoco, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Valvoline, Great Clips, Midas, General Nutrition Centers and Planet Beach.
Mr. Sperry’s diverse background as an owner and operator of various businesses helps him to relate to the same challenges his clients face when they are in the process of making those tough decisions which directly affect their business. Mr. Sperry can relate to both the seller and buyer knowing what it takes to transfer a business or a piece of commercial property.With a leading approach to client service and a passion for results, Dan has built his reputation on leading his buyers and sellers through the complex lifecycle of business and commercial property acquisition. Dan recognizes the dynamic relationship between current market conditions, emerging trends, and price. He uses this paradigm to his advantage when negotiating. Understanding the factors that set price is critical; this is the key to getting deals done.