Mergers & Acquisitions



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Real Estate Investment



Value Enhancement


Donald Baum

(DRE # 01825558)‚Äč

Director - JD/CBB/Broker

BTI Group

(DRE # 01160661)

Don's Bio

Don and his team help owners and C-Suite executives enhance value in the acquisition, operation and exit strategy of their business and real estate endeavors.  A veteran attorney and broker with over $1B in Closings, Don brings a wealth of negotiating experience to help client's pursue strategic acquisitions, mergers and eventual dispositions of privately-held business and real estate opportunities.

As a Director at BTI Group, Don is part of the largest Main Street and lower-middle-market brokerage for privately-held companies on the West Coast. Don's clients have access to unparalleled outreach, marketing, investment wherewithal and professional brokerage consultation aligned with their interests. Don's team provides the industry's best platform for success as proven by the industry's best track record of success: over 6,700 successful transactions and counting.      


Don's career included senior executive roles with Property Sciences, Ascent Property Investments, Marcus & Millichap, and Miller, Starr & Regalia. As General Counsel for Marcus' subsidiary Pacific Property Company, Don helped build and scale one of the nation's leading institutional investment sponsors. Throughout his career, Don has assisted business and property owners, developers and financial institutions in all facets of their operations. Prior to law school, Don led the outside sales and marketing efforts for The Brady Company's Midwest territory.


A serial investor himself, Don owns and operates a number of commercial investments and enterprises, often providing real-world ownership experience and a measure of business acumen essential to the successful execution of client assignments.  What can Don and his team do for you?    

Don's Team

  • Largest Team of Main Street Mergers & Acquisition Professionals in California

  • Team Members throughout California, Nevada and the Pacific Northwest.


  • Most Completed Transactions: 6,700+ and Counting.


  • Unparalleled Marketing and Outreach; Best Network of Industry Professionals.


  • Success Based; Client-Aligned


  • Certified Business Broker Recognition 


  • Let's Meet!  How Might We Work Together?