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 C. J. (Charlie) Vlahos

 Owner/broker for over 29 years.

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 Bio of C. J. (Charlie) Vlahos

 Charles J. Vlahos is currently the President & CEO of BLANKET REAL ESTATE, INC., a full service real estate firm specializing in business, commercial & residential brokerage, acquisitions, divestments, leasing, site selection, property management, business valuations and management consulting.

He sells and helps his clients buy businesses, investment, commercial and residential properties.

As part of his consulting activities, Mr. Vlahos works with individuals and businesses to develop on going business and exit plans. He also serves his investment clients by helping to analyze commercial and business investments.

Owning a residential real estate franchise several years ago also helps Mr. Vlahos market and locate residential properties for his customers and clients.

Prior to actively managing his company, Mr. Vlahos held VP & General Manager positions with several large wholesale and retail businesses. He had P & L responsibility and managed overall business planning as well as the day-to-day operations of these companies.

Mr. Vlahos supervised the activities of sales, service, transportation and administrative personnel. He managed all facets of location start-up and development, including site selection, negotiation of purchase, lease and supply contracts, market feasibility studies, capital expense justification, growth/profit projections, and operation efficiency improvements.

He also was responsible for obtaining all permitting and working closely with attorney’s, local and state officials, health departments, engineers, planning and zoning boards. He is knowledgeable in state/federal environmental regulations and has worked with consultants, engineers and governmental regulators to develop and implement plans for cost effective remediation programs.

He obtained financing for new business development and capital expansion programs. Mr. Vlahos has bought, sold, leased, brokered and managed over 700 properties for these companies (and Blanket Real Estate) in the Northeast.

Mr. Vlahos has an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Pace University and has completed all course work for his Masters in Finance from Western Connecticut University. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in CT & NY, holds the GRI designation.

He is a member of Connecticut's CID (Commercial Investment Division), NAR, CAR, CMLS, CTMLS and NFCAR. Mr. Vlahos is on the Board Of Directors of the Northern Fairfield County Association Of Realtors and was their President in 2001.

Charlie is also a member of CBA, (Commercial Broker's Alliance Of Western CT), NAR, CAR, GFC-MLS, CTMLS and NFCAR. Mr. Vlahos is on the Board Of Directors of the Northern Fairfield County Association Of Realtors and was their President in 2001.

Charlie is also a member of the New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA), New York Association Of Business Brokers (NYABB), International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Institute Of Business Appraisers (IBA), and a candidate for the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) & Certified Business Intermediary (CBA) designation.

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 Charlie covers CT and the Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess counties of NY

 Charlene Vlahos - Marketing & Closing Coordinator - Licensed Business & Real Estate Agent.

Blanket Real Estate - Business Brokers

Alex Vlahos - Licensed Business & Real Estate Agent covering Stratford, CT area.

Stephen Vlahos - Business Agent covering Norwalk, CT area.