MD Johnson, Inc. Advises Ralph Martinez On The Sale of Chrysler, Jeep,
Hyundai, Fiat and Chevrolet Dealerships
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2013
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Johnson, Inc. announces the
completion of the sale of a portion of Town & Country dealershipsin
Milwaukie, Oregon outside of Portland. Brands sold include Chrysler, Jeep
Fiat, Hyundai and Chevrolet dealerships on an automotive campus on McLoughlin
Boulevard in suburban Portland. No sales price was disclosed.
Ralph Martinez retained and operates Town & Country Honda in Gladstone, Oregon
2 miles south of the dealerships being sold.
Martinez and his Town & Country brand has been a stalwart in the automobile
industry in Portland for almost 30 years. Along the way Martinez has owned
Nissan, Toyota, Kia, Isuzu, Oldsmobile, Lincoln Mercury, Ford, Mitsubishi,
Dodge and Ram franchises in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver WA. Martinez,
originally from New York, started in the automobile business with Chrysler
after relocating from California to be the Chrysler Plymouth dealer on
McLoughlin Blvd. in 1985. Along with other accomplishments Town & Country
dealerships were voted the number 1 large business to work for in Oregon in
2003. Martinez continues to operate Town & Country Honda along with his two
sons Carlos and Christopher in Gladstone, Oregon.
Mark Johnson, President of MD Johnson, Inc represented Martinez in the
transaction to well known automobile dealers Ted Moore and Bob Nouri. Johnson
commented that Nouri and Moore recognized that Portland is a great, vibrant
market and that Martinez had built a very well known brand. They pursued the
acquisition for almost a year. Martinez stated that "Mark spent a number of
years working with myself and my family to create the right opportunity for me
in a time when I had decided to change my life to be able to work one on one
with my sons in one dealership. We are all very excited about working together
under one roof for the first time."
Among other significant contributions made to Oregon and to Portland in
particular, Mr. Martinez was appointed by Governor Kulongoski to SAIF the
State Accident Insurance Fund board of directors and the Governors board of
"Brand Oregon." Mr. Martinez was also the President of the Chrysler Minority
Dealers Association and had also been active securing Chrysler Minority
opportunities in the automobile business for others, his entire automotive
career. Ralph and his wife of 32 years Carmen reside in Lake Oswego .
MD Johnson, Inc.is the premier US provider of automotive dealership buy sell
financial advisory services.The firm advises dealers, both public and private
on the purchase, sale, analysis, succession and valuation of automobile
dealerships, dealership platforms as well as dealership real estate through
their wholly owned real estate entity, MDJ Realty Inc. The firm represents
clients nationwide supporting their buy sell activities and has advised on
more than2 Billion, 500 Millionin transactions.
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