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Jim Pate, CBB

Listing Transaction Agent, Northern California

I am grateful for the opportunity help restaurant owners with the next great adventure. I enjoy helping new restaurant owners get started, and help make their dream come true.

Jim Pate is a certified restaurant broker who focuses on helping buyers and sellers in Northern California. He brings to his clients a wealth of experience in the foodservice industry including firsthand knowledge of the ins and outs of the restaurant industry. Jim has over 30 years of experience as a chef, including such properties as Harrah’s Lake Tahoe and Oregon State University. As well, he has 10 years of experience as an owner/ operator of a successful restaurant, which he sold in 2016. Lastly, Jim has 15 years of experience working as a consultative foodservice salesman for leading national companies.

Jim Pate’s passion and understanding of the business as a whole enables him to assist both buyers and sellers throughout the transaction process. He has been recognized for his extraordinary commitment to excellence by helping restaurant owners solve problems and increase their profits and growth. He truly has “walked a mile” in his clients’ shoes and works tirelessly on their behalf to get the deal done.

With his decades of business knowledge and experience, Jim finds it rewarding to help individuals realize their dreams of owning a restaurant. He listens carefully to find out what his clients really want so he can help them achieve their goals. People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

Jim is a Certified Business Broker and member of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) and International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and holds a California Real Estate License.

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