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Meet Thomas P. Brubaker

Licensed Real Estate Broker  |  Appraiser, State Certified #RD2130

Florida’s Premier M&A Firm

At TAMBAY Mergers & Acquisitions, we pride ourselves on being Florida’s leading M&A firm. Our team of seasoned experts collaborates to ensure your business is sold efficiently and effectively. What distinguishes us from other firms is our exceptional valuation skills, which allow us to accurately determine the value of your business. Our team-based approach leverages the unique strengths of each member to navigate you through the sale process with minimal stress. We handle all the heavy lifting for you.

Meet Our President, Tom Brubaker

Our President, Tom Brubaker, began his career in 1990 as an appraiser. After owning Tampa Bay Appraisal for 16 years, he founded a commercial real estate brokerage and subsequently TAMBAY Mergers & Acquisitions. With 33 years of complementary experience, Tom brings unparalleled expertise to the sale of your business. “In my 33 years, I have never met anyone with my level of experience,” says Tom. Tom is also the current President of the Florida Gulf Coast Commercial Association of Realtors (FGCAR).

Focused Expertise in the Lower-Middle Market

Our firm specializes in the lower-middle market, attracting strategic buyers looking to grow through acquisition and private equity buyers interested in middle to upper-market businesses. While we are equipped to handle all business types, we excel in selling industrial-related and medical businesses.

Contact Us

13902 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 102, Tampa, FL 33618

Cell: 813.493.2913 (Preferred)
Office: 813.908.0706
Email: [email protected]

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M&A Source (Mergers & Acquisitions)

IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)

BBF (Business Brokers of Florida)

Vice President – Gulf Coast Chapter 2023’

Board of Directors – 2023’

Florida Gulf Coast Commercial Association of Realtors (FGCAR)

  • 2024’ President
  • 2023’ President Elect
  • 2022’ Treasurer
  • 1017’- 2021’ Board of Directors

Other Skills

  • Mediator for broker to broker disputes
  • Hearing Chairman for Arbitration among Brokers
  • Hearing Chairman for Ethics Complaints among Brokers



My Florida Regional MLS

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  • Attended 1,200 Classroom hours of business advisory symposiums, seminars, and classes; Appraisal courses, classes; Commercial real estate courses & classes.
  • Licensed Real Estate Instructor
  • Written and taught several commercial real estate classes
  • Attended the University of Toledo, wasn’t my thing, so I became an entrepreneur