Darrell Arne Business Broker Specializes in Selling Mid-Sized Businesses in New Mexico


Prior Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1974-2017

  • FINRA Licenses: Series 79 Investment Banking Representative; Series 63 State Securities, 2010-2017

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser, BV, American Society of Appraisers, 1992-2017

  • Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor, Alliance of M&A Advisors, 2008-2017

Additional Qualifications:

  • Licensed New Mexico Real Estate Qualifying Broker, 1985-Present

  • Fellow of the IBBA, 2004

  • President, New Mexico Chapter, American Society of Appraisers, 1989-1990, 1998-1999

  • State Director, American Society of Appraisers, 1990-1992

  • American Society of Appraisers Business Valuation Instructor, 2000-2002

  • Member, Litigation Services Subcommittee, American Institute of CPAs, 1992-1995

  • Discussion Leader, AICPA/University of Illinois National Tax Education Program, 1998-2000

  • Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Albuquerque Class, 2006-2007

  • Author and Instructor, IBBA Education Programs, 1997-2016

  • Instructor, AMAA’s CM&AA Certification Program, 2009-2017

  • Author of Business Transaction Marketplace, a Quarterly e-newsletter, 2007-2017


  • McGladrey Hendrickson, CPAs, Rockford, Illinois, 1970-1977

  • Peat Marwick Mitchell, CPAs, Rockford, Illinois, 1977-1979

  • Peat Marwick Mitchell, CPAs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1979-1983

  • Private Practice, CPA, Albuquerque, NM, 1983-1994

  • Arne & Co., President, Albuquerque, NM, 1994-Present


  • Investment Banking and M&A Advisory Services Surrounding the Purchase or Sale of Privately Held Businesses and Professional Practices


  • Southern Illinois University, B.S. Accounting, 1969


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

About Darrell Arne

Daniel Hall Principal at NEBB Institute, LLC./International Society of Business Appraisers, LLC

"Darrell is a well-versed instructor of financial issues to be considered in the business transfer arena. His many years of experience as a deal maker in the middle market has provided him a wealth of knowledge and expertise. This "real world" knowledge has helped Darrell to author several courses dealing with financial and deal structuring concepts which buyers, sellers and professional advisors should understand. Darrell's personality and attitude are a real asset to his clients and customers."