About us

With many years of experience, local knowledge, and a commitment to providing excellent customer service, Santa Rosa Business & Commercial is the best choice to buy or sell any business in the North Bay Area. Visit our individual broker and agent profiles below. Each of us welcomes the opportunity to talk to you about buying or selling your business. Whether you are familiar with the business sale and acquisition process or not, we will gladly assist and acquaint you with gathering all the information you need. Please stop by our office, call or email us today!

Mike Nova, Owner/Principal Broker

Mike’s diverse 30-year career as a multi-business owner and restaurateur give him unique insight into business sales. As a Business Broker for the last 15 years Mike has focused on maintaining the highest level of client service and a “think outside the box” style of marketing and getting the job done.

Mike has successfully represented and sold Restaurants, Bars, and Coffee shops as well as Service Businesses, Yoga Studios, Contractors, Auto Shops, Technology Companies and host of other retail establishments.

As the owner of Santa Rosa Business & Commercial, Mike and his team of 7 Agents/Brokers represent a diverse and talented group of past business owners with direct hands on knowledge of business operations. As a client of Santa Rosa Business & Commercial you get an entire team working to sell your business.

Mike can be reached on his cell phone at 510-708-6682 or by email at [email protected]. DRE license # 01789190.

Jeff Sacher, Broker Associate

Jeff has been a leader in business brokering in the North Bay for more than 20 years. Since beginning his real estate career in 1999, Jeff has assisted buyers and sellers in several hundred business sales and acquisitions. Jeff also assists property owners in the sales of commercial and residential properties as well as commercial leasing opportunities for investors. As a consultant, Jeff provides other services for his clients such as business valuations for companies, banks, attorneys, etc. He has appeared in court proceedings as an expert witness. As an expeditor with the local Santa Rosa Alcohol and Beverage Control (ABC), he is able to offer fast and effective ABC licensing services and ABC license sales for his clients. Jeff can be reached on his cell phone at 707-888-4972 or by email at [email protected]. DRE license #01253061.

Bob Oshetsky, Broker Associate

Bob Oshetsky is licensed as a Real Estate Broker, specializing in helping clients buy and sell businesses. Bob is experienced in selling a wide range of business types, including but not limited to auto repair shops, restaurants and bars, service businesses, retail, distribution businesses, and internet businesses. Bob has a degree in Economics from Stanford University, extensive business experience, and is comfortable and capable in analyzing financial documents of all kinds. Bob is committed to providing excellent service to his clients, whether buyers or sellers, with a goal of finding the right match to create a winning situation in which all parties to the transaction are happy with the end result. Bob can be reached on his cell phone at 707-327-9400 or by email [email protected]. DRE license #01432707.

Joseph Tucker, Agent

Jo Tucker received his real estate salesperson license in 2019. He has over nine years of experience working in the restaurant industry, in which he conducted in-depth profit and loss management to ensure the success of the company. Jo’s passion for analyzing numbers, income statements, and investment metrics fuelled his interest to pursue business brokerage. Jo is most proud of his proactive approach to business and commercial real estate; his continuous push for growth and innovation allows him to deliver professional and efficient service to his clients. DRE License #02095409: [email protected] | Cell: (707) 338-7693.

Lisa Hemenway, Agent

Over the past 30 years, Lisa has been a licensed real estate agent, owned restaurants & bakeries, designed kitchens and worked as an executive chef in both Vietnam and Singapore. She has cooked for and entertained wine makers, chefs and dignitaries throughout the world! Lisa is passionate about sharing her knowledge of the real estate markets in Sonoma County, where she has also lived for 34 years. Lisa through her incredible depth of knowledge of the local restaurant industry and her understanding of the buying and selling process, lease negotiations, commercial kitchen design and restaurant layout, well-established contacts with restaurant suppliers, and purveyors she offers her clients restaurant consulting and design services. She also specializes in the buying, selling and remodeling of residential properties. Her expertise in this area includes knowledge of local neighborhoods, gourmet kitchen design, home staging, and the entire building process and knowledge of historical homes. Lisa can be reached on her cell phone at 707-290-9337 or by email at [email protected]. DRE license #01804115.

Ryn Longmaid, Broker Associate

Ryn Longmaid is a Certified Business Broker specializing in the sale of restaurants, bars and cafes. She is also the founder and host of Deep Dish Live, the Facebook and YouTube series that discusses the business of restaurants for restaurateurs, restaurant buyers and sellers and the restaurant curious. In addition to being a proficient business broker, Ryn has over 20 years experience in the restaurant, hospitality and food industries. She has served as an executive chef, restaurateur, and Culinary Institute of America instructor.

Ryn is genuinely committed to offering the most knowledgeable services to her clients: she holds an MBA and is a Certified Business Broker (CBB), a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and in 2019, she secured a Broker’s license with the Department of Real Estate resulting in the highest level of licensing and certification a business broker can achieve. To learn more about Ryn, visit her website at longmaidrestaurantsales.com, text her at 707-503-9335 or email her at [email protected]. DRE license #01450190.

Michele Habeeb, Agent

Michele Habeeb is a licensed real estate agent and consultant dedicated to clients seeking to purchase or sell a business or residential property in the greater North Bay Area. 25 Years ago, Michele started her service industry career in high end retail which led her to owning and operating a gas station, running a successful personal assistant business, consulting on Green Business Certification and managing the Santa Rosa Business & Commercial office. All of these business adventures have honed her abilities and dedication to providing her clients with the richest and most responsive service. Michele can be reached at [email protected] DRE License #02066624.

Allen B. Cox, Agent

A licensed real estate agent with over nine (9) years of business & commercial real estate experience that includes sales and leasing of commercial and industrial properties, market analysis, consulting and sales of business opportunities. He also has 26 years of combined personal experience in two different restaurant concepts; pizza restaurant franchising, and espresso café licensing and development. His many representations include Buyer/Lessee, Seller/Lessor, and Dual Agency. Restaurant and other retail transactions include franchises and sole proprietorships. His goal has always been to serve his clients, insuring that the transaction process his conducted in a professional manner. Also, he has been a member of several business and commercial real estate organizations & associations, so as to benefit his clients with the required knowledge of current real estate trends. Allen can be reached at 707-804-7228 or email him at [email protected]. DRE #01297408.