Mergers & Acquisitions

Business SaleS

Real Estate Investment

Value Enhancement

Donald Baum

(DRE # 01825558)‚Äč

Director - JD/CBB/Broker

BTI Group

(DRE # 01160661)

Don's Bio

Don's Team

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 businesses and real estate.

As a Director at BTI Group, Don is part of the largest Main Street and lower-middle-market mergers & acquisitions 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: several thousand 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 clients in all facets of their operations to maximize value. Prior to law school, Don led the outside sales and marketing efforts for The Brady Company's Chicago-based Midwest territory.

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

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

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

  • Most Completed Transactions: 6,870+ 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?