Edward J. Smith

1st Choice Business Brokers

Nevada's Largest Business Broker

Las Vegas, NV 89146

Company Overview

First Choice Business Brokers LV101 is, by far, Nevada's Largest Business Broker. Ed Smith's award winning service has rated him as the #1 Business Broker in the State of Nevada! Ed Smith’s 45 years of experience helps you with all of your Las Vegas business and Las Vegas business real estate needs! ED SMITH has been involved with all types Las Vegas businesses, listing and sales in every price range. His selling and negotiation experience embraces just about every type of business that exists. This includes but is not limited to: Restaurants, Fast Food Franchises, Non Food Franchises, Auto Repair & Body Shops, Light and Heavy Manufacturing, Service Industry, Dry Cleaning, Slot Taverns, Tanning & Beauty Salons, Strip Clubs, Publishing, Professional Services, Retail Operations, Mail Box Stores, Limo Companies, Motels, Multi Unit Chains, Liquor, Bar & GAming, Adult operations and more! Price ranges vary from as little as $50,000 to over $20,000,000! ED SMITH has been the “Salesman of the Year” for most of his years with First Choice Business Brokers and he is the record holder for this title. Ed’s very savvy market experience coupled with the resources of First Choice Business Brokers offers Buyers and Sellers unprecedented skills and abilities for all purchases and sales.

Services Offered

Business Brokerage: Seller & Buyer Services. Sales of existing businesses, large and small. Consultations. Franchises. Mergers & Acquisitions. SBA Financed Purchases. Seller Carry Purchases. Employee Buyouts. National Company Roll Up Purchases. Lease-To-Own Deals. Gaming establisments. Adult industry. Equipment Leasing. Venture Capital & Funding Deals. Leasehold Interests. Partnerships and more. All contacts and communications with buyers and sellers, potential or otherwise, are kept in very strict confidence.

Broker Profile

“ED SMITH” – Edward J. Smith, Ltd. is a licensed real estate broker salesman in the State of Nevada. Ed also possess the required State of Nevada Business Broker Permit. During the last 15 years, he has listed and sold businesses and business real estate at First Choice Business Brokers, Nevada’s largest business broker. His New York Metropolitan Area previous 30 year background experience has always been a very strong personal and professional negotiating asset. ED SMITH has been the “Salesman of the Year” for most of his years with First Choice Business Brokers and he is the record holder for this title. Ed’s very savvy market experience coupled with the resources of First Choice Business Brokers offers Buyers and Sellers unprecedented skills and abilities for all purchases and sales. Ed’s full time marketing experience exceeds 45 continuous years. Approximately 50%-70% of Ed’s business is repeat or referral. Some of Ed’s OTHER PAST EXPERIENCE includes: - The coveted CRB, Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager designation The Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation is recognized industry-wide as the measure of success in brokerage and real estate business management. The designation is awarded by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers to REALTORS® who have completed the Council's advanced educational and professional requirements. CRB designees consistently increase their level of industry knowledge, advance their earning and career potential, increase their firm’s profitability and benefit from active involvement in our network of real estate professionals. - Many years of real estate appraisal experience as an RM candidate of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers. Ed has all the required courses and reporting experience. - Was appointed to and has held numerous Realtor Committee Chairman positions with the Passaic County, NJ Board of Realtors. - Classified as a “Real Estate Expert” in the Superior Courts of Passaic County and Bergen County, New Jersey and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark, NJ. Ed represented real estate, business use interests and land use development for buyers and sellers. Ed’s expert testimony also included client representation for certain bankruptcy proceedings, matrimonial, death and incompetency estates and class action law suits. - Represented numerous buyer and seller clients appearing before city and county Planning Boards and Boards of Adjustment in many communities in Passaic and Bergen Counties, New Jersey. Assignments included major and minor land use, business uses of real estate and variances for uses. - Did location site work for Mac Donald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, 7-Eleven and other commercial strip center and shopping center locations. - Sells more national franchises in Nevada than any other broker. - Has appeared professionall on Channel 3 in Las Vegas with discusions on the gaming industry. - Ed has appeared often at the College of Southern Nevada as a guest speaker at numerous business classes offered by the College. - A radio show called "The Street Guide To Business" that broadcasts every Wednesday at 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM on KLAV AM Radio 1230 AM.

Areas Served

Nevada/Clark County. California/Los Angeles; Orange; San Diego Counties. Arizona/Maricopa County.

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