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  • Galati Certified Professional Yacht Broker Designations

    Certified Professional Yacht Brokers | Broker Designations

    By: | Date: March 19, 2019


    Certified Professional Yacht Brokers

    Galati Yacht Sales commits to exceeding the expectation of our customers and has done so for nearly 50 years. Our team of knowledgeable yacht brokers located throughout the gulf coast and beyond, are certified yacht brokers with many years of experience in both international and domestic yacht sales. Our sales team, on average, has 25 years of industry experience. Not to mention, many have earned their designation from the Certified Professional Yacht Broker Association (CPYB). What does it mean to be certified as a CPYB? Below we’ll explain the benefits of working with a certified professional yacht broker (CPYB.)


    CPYB Certification:

    CPYB logo

    Since 1999, the CPYB program has been the industry performance standard for yacht sales professionals— a mark of excellence for yacht brokers throughout North America. Yacht brokers who are CPYB certified have a benchmark for measuring their skills, abilities, and performance. All while enhancing their marketing value. Boat sellers and buyers can rest assured that they are in a better position to select qualified sales professionals when looking to buy or list their yacht for sale.

    A Yacht Sales Professional is an individual who conforms to industry standards of skill, competence, and character in service to their clients. As a member of a recognized certified yacht broker trade association and through continuing education and compliance with established codes of ethics, a Yacht Sales Professional maintains their expertise throughout their professional career.


    CPYB Continued Education

    Like many other industries, performance standards, professional training and recognition are essential tools for ensuring that the industry encourages and maintains aggressive performance goals and sound business practices. Galati Yacht Sales Anna Maria Location recently hosted a continuing education seminar for those looking to obtain certification in the CPYB program. The training started at 8 AM and lasted through most of the day. Brokers spent hours studying the content for the 150 question exam at the end which determines if they quality for the designation. We are happy to announce our newest Certified Professional Yacht Broker found below.


    Newly CPBY Certified Brokers at GYS


    Andrew Maryott

    Andrew Maryott

    Jim Nelson

    Jim Nelson

    Michael C Galati

    Michael C Galati

    John McDonald

    John Mcdonald

    Jon Mitchell

    Jon Mitchell


    Current CPYB Certified Salesmen & Brokers include

    Anna Maria Location: Carmine Galati, SR | Carmine Galati JR | Chris Carrere | Ray Woods | Chris Hirshberg | Nick Galati

    Tampa Location: Jeff Rummel | Kerry Alexander | Pep Shappee | Rickard Charleson

    Naples Location: David Hirshberg | Dan Howland | Dianne Stigall

    Orange Beach Location: Stan Hoynowski

    Texas Location: Cory Webster | David Hunt | Jay Dee Jackson, Jr.

    Benefits of Working with Certified Brokers

    The benefits of working with a certified professional yacht broker include providing a strong knowledge base. CPYB sales professionals spend all day every day exposed to the marine industry. They will help you find the right boat for you at the best deal available. Also, they have a network of contacts by making use of broker to broker relationships established over the years. CPYB’s establish value by handling all aspects of the sales or listing process with you. Another significant benefit of working with a Certified Professional Yacht Broker is that they provide a safeguard for funds by utilizing an escrow account. They also ensure all other existing loans or other encumbrances are paid off so no issues arise during closing.

    If you are interested in working with a yacht broker certified as a CPYB, check out our team of professionals readily available to assist you.

    Sources:  CPYB

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