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Robert J. Chalfin

Robert J. Chalfin is the CEO of The Chalfin Group Inc., a Metuchen, New Jersey-based firm that offers advisory services in connection with the purchase and sale of closely held businesses, strategic planning, and valuation. Mr. Chalfin is an owner/investor, corporate board member, and consultant to several businesses, many of which are in the information technology sector. He has invested in, operated, and developed real estate. For eight years he served on the Board of Directors of Raritan Bay Medical Center and Raritan Bay Health Service Corporation.

Mr. Chalfin is an attorney, CPA, and a Lecturer in Management at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He teaches graduate-level courses on acquiring closely-held businesses and real estate entrepreneurship to MBA candidates. Mr. Chalfin has presented seminars to numerous professional organizations on a variety of topics including buying and selling businesses, strategic planning, and business valuation.

Bob is the author of A Practical Guide to Buying a Business-Second Edition (2023), A Practical Guide to Selling a Business (2022), A Practical Guide to Buying a Business (2020), and Selling Your IT Business: Valuation, Finding the Right Buyer, and Negotiating the Deal (2006).

Mr. Chalfin has served as a Court-appointed receiver, fiscal agent, administrator, and valuation expert.  He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and numerous other publications. He was cited in The Best Lawyers in America Directory of Experts as an expert in the area of business valuation, New Jersey Super Lawyers in the area of closely held business, and in New Jersey’s Top-Rated Lawyers in the area of business and commercial.  He was the recipient of the 2009 Middlesex County Bar Association Non-Litigation Attorney Award and a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VIII (Middlesex County) Ethics Committee.  He is a Rule 1:40 Mediator for Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases.

In addition to being an avid baseball fan, Bob owns minority interests in three minor league baseball teams. 

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83 Clarendon Court

Metuchen, NJ 08840-1504

(732) 321-1099

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