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Kerrigan Advisors

The Premier Sell Side Advisor and Thought Partner to Auto Dealers Nationwide

Professional. Confidential. Proven.


Every Kerrigan Advisors Client is a Referenceable Client

Ed Tonkin Former President of the Tonkin Family of Dealership
Patti Swope Former Owner of Swope Auto Group

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What We Do

Our firm’s success is attributed to our team’s laser-focus on fulfilling each client’s personal and financial goals.

Our Expertise

Kerrigan Advisors’ extensive industry experience and proprietary research provide our clients with the comfort of knowing they are working with the most informed advisors in auto retail.

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Our Proprietary Buyer Database - Over 800 Buyers Nationwide

Kerrigan Advisors’s proprietary database is the largest and most robust in the industry. Our database tracks key aspects of a buyer’s investment criteria, ensuring we only bring the right buyers to our sell-side clients. Browse the number of buyers by state below.

If you would like to be included in our Buyer Database, please register here.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Kerrigan Advisors is considered an industry expert on dealership valuations, buy/sells and real estate.  We are often asked to speak at leading industry events.  We hope to see you at one of our upcoming speaking engagements.

Our Reputation

We are proud that every Kerrigan Advisors’ client is a referenceable client.

"Having Kerrigan Advisors as a partner gave me the confidence to move forward with the sale."

Patti Swope

Former Owner of Sam Swope Auto Group, 89th Largest Dealership Group

"Our sale process was a great success thanks to Kerrigan Advisors."

Darryl Holter

Former CNCDA Chairman, CEO of the Shammas Group, Former Owner of Downtown LA Auto Group, 55th Largest Dealership Group

"Kerrigan Advisors’ team was invaluable to our once-in-a-lifetime sale."

Steve Bloomer

Former Owner of Village Automotive Group, Lexus of Wayzata, Lexus of Maplewood and Village Chevrolet

"We could not have completed this sale without the guidance and expertise of Kerrigan Advisors."

Enessa Carbone

Chief Executive Officer of Carbone Auto Group, 94th Largest Dealership Group

Our Team

Our team is comprised of industry leaders with extensive experience in auto retail, investment banking, private equity, commercial banking, accounting, and real estate. No other firm has the breadth of skills or client support services to work successfully with dealers as they grow or sell their business.

The Success of a Proven Process

Kerrigan Advisors has represented on some of the largest auto retail transactions in the nation, including more of the Top 150 Dealership Groups than any other firm in the industry. 

Our Perspective

As a leading buy/sell advisory firm in the auto retail industry, Kerrigan Advisors’ insight and research is often quoted in top industry publications.

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