Michael Greene


Michael Greene, President

Due to his considerable management experience and practical approach, Michael Greene is one of the most successful and well-respected business brokers in the Southwest. Often quoted in the pages of Albuquerque Business First, Michael is a recognized authority on New Mexico business opportunities.

Michael has been a business broker for over two decades. He has personally ushered hundreds of restaurants, retail, art galleries, hospitality and other service-related businesses to a successful sale. He has helped numerous individuals pursue their dreams, secure their livelihoods, and become their own boss.


After graduating from Harvard Law School, Michael practiced business law in Southern California where he concentrated upon mergers and acquisitions. Since moving to New Mexico over 25 years ago, he has held his New Mexico real estate broker’s license. He presided over a Prudential real estate brokerage focused on commercial real estate and business brokering for over 10 years. In 2002, he helped found the strategic consulting firm The Goldsmith Group. Managing a portfolio of regional and national clients, he helped restructure businesses, stream-lined operations, identified new revenue opportunities, and guided organizations to focus upon their core competencies.

Since taking the helm of Sam Goldenberg and Associates in 2007, Michael has grown it into the foremost business brokerage in the state of New Mexico. Today Sam Goldenberg & Associates’ footprint reaches from Las Cruces to southern Colorado. His emphasis on accurate, trustworthy data, transparent communications and a non-adversarial approach to negotiations has won him the respect of clients and colleagues. Under Michael’s leadership, Sam Goldenberg & Associates’ derives a significant portion of its portfolio from repeat clients and referrals, and the brokerage has notably increased it business valuation services.