Peter Ackerman CPA, CVA, CEPA
If you’re in the market for a dental practice for sale in Chicago or if you’re looking to sell your own practice, let the Midwest’s most trusted dental practice brokerage help you handle the process. ADS Midwest, formerly known as the Dental Marketplace, is the top provider of dental transitions and consulting services in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. ADS Midwest’s knowledgeable team, which has decades of combined experience in accounting, management and real estate, is known and respected for our ability to help both buyers and sellers reach satisfying agreements. With offices in both St. Louis and Chicago, ADS Midwest has a location near you, enabling you to visit in person with a broker who will take the time to understand your unique situation and needs.
ADS Midwest’s principal broker centered in the Chicago office is Peter Ackerman.
Peter holds degrees in accounting, general business, and finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He worked as an accountant with several successful private companies including General Binding Company, Lane Hotels, Lane Aviation, Secret Communication, and others. He earned his CPA degree in 1996 just before joining ADS Midwest. Peter is a member and past president of ADS, a licensed real estate and business broker, a certified valuation analyst, certified exit planning advisor and a member of the Practice Valuation Study Group. He contributes articles frequently to Dental Economics, Illinois Dental News, and the Chicago Dental Review. He is an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern Dental School, lectures regularly to dental practitioners and students at meetings of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentists, and others.
Other key members of ADS Midwest’s team include Guy Jaffe and James Ackerman. Guy studied business at the University of Illinois–Champaign and earned his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis before going on to work in real estate. He is a member of the Practice Valuation Study Group, a founding member of ADS, and an approved sponsor of PACE (the Academy of General Dentistry’s organization for promoting high-quality continuing education for dentists). James studied accounting at St. Louis University and, after taking a few years to pursue his passion for piloting airplanes, James joined ADS Midwest in 2010.
As a member of ADS, ADS Midwest has met the rigorous standards of service and professionalism specified by American Dental Sales. We also offer complimentary practice valuations for potential clients in the areas we serve. Don’t try to transition or acquire a dental practice alone—schedule a consultation with ADS Midwest today.