Protegrity Advisors

New York’s Premier Auto Advisors for Dealership Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions

To get the greatest value and service when selling your Dealership, you want the best team with first-hand experience working in a dealership environment and who understands the buyer landscape. As a leading regional merger and acquisition firm, we have created a specialized division of industry experts – Protegrity Bellavia Auto Advisors – which fully understands the unique challenges of your operation and is best suited to help you move on to the next phase of your life.

Protegrity Bellavia Auto Advisors

Contact us today for a free, no obligation market valuation of your dealership:

or contact Joe Bellavia at (631) 619-6763

Protegrity Advisors has advised business owners on sell-side M&A transactions totaling hundreds of millions of dollars, selling to public and private companies, private equity firms, serial entrepreneurs, international buyers, and others while providing the utmost confidentiality and hands-on experience.

Heading up our Auto Advisors Division, Joseph Bellavia brings 35 years of experience having owned, managed, and successfully sold automotive dealerships for over three decades. The Bellavia family has an exceptional reputation in and extensive knowledge of the auto industry. Incorporating that tradition within our M&A advisory services is a great benefit to any auto franchise owner who is contemplating a sale.

With the combination of Protegrity Advisors’ proficiency and resources in the M&A space with Joseph Bellavia’s industry experience and relationships, our team will prepare you to be well-positioned to capitalize on today's favorable market conditions. By working with us, you can remain focused on running the dealership, and can be confident that the sales process will be managed in a professional, confidential, and ethical manner with the objective of negotiating the best possible sales.

Confidentiality Assured • Maximum Valuation

Past Transactions

  • Northstar Chevrolet
  • Riverhead Chrysler Jeep Dodge
  • Smithhaven Kia
  • Smithtown Chevrolet
  • FX Caprara
  • Chevrolet Ford
  • Chrysler Jeep Dodge Kia
  • Thomas Subaru
  • Bronx Volkswagen
  • Bronx Cadillac
  • Northstar Chevrolet
  • Oneonta Audi
  • Bayshore Chrysler Jeep
  • Geis Auto Mall
  • Grand Prix Subaru
  • Grand Prix Chrysler Jeep
  • Valley Stream Toyota
  • Valley Stream Hyundai

"The Protegrity-Bellavia team was instrumental in our ability to successfully sell our automobile dealership. They were extremely knowledgeable which helped me to feel comfortable as I moved through the unfamiliar steps of the sale process. I was able to focus on my business knowing that they were managing the sale and could not have done it without them!" — Northstar Chevrolet

"Car dealerships are unique so when I decided to sell ours, I needed advisors who not only knew about selling a company, but about the automobile industry. Protegrity-Bellavia Auto Advisors was the perfect fit for me! Joe Bellavia has worked for over 35 years in the auto industry as a dealer, manager and broker, and Gregg Schor has over 25 years’ experience managing mergers and acquisitions. The team guided me through the sales process with complete competence and made feel comfortable throughout. I strongly recommend Protegrity-Bellavia Auto Advisors to car dealership owners looking to sell their business." — Riverhead Dodge