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Top 8 Franchise Brokerages for 2024

Whether you are new to the field, looking to expand your portfolio or are hoping to become a consultant yourself, these top picks provide a promising avenue into the world of franchising.

Franchise brokers play a crucial role in connecting aspiring entrepreneurs with franchise opportunities that match their goals and investment levels. As the franchise industry continues to grow, the demand for knowledgeable and effective franchise brokers is also increasing. Here are the top franchise brokerages for 2024.


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Founded in 1987, FranNet has more than 100 experienced consultants across the United States, Canada and Germany. FranNet uses a proprietary profiling and consultative process to determine a business model unique to each client’s goals, skill sets and interests, and has matched thousands of prospective business owners to rewarding small business franchise opportunities. The company recently announced a strategic partnership with its sister company, QUALIFYI, a cutting-edge AI tool for franchisee matching. 

The Franchise Consulting Company (FCC)

FCC offers a global network of hundreds of consultants who provide free, personalized guidance to prospective franchisees, supported by a vast portfolio of franchise opportunities. The company has the flexibility to operate across a wide variety of fields, such as property services, personal services, fast food, manufacturers, real estate, auto and many others. FCC operates in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Cambodia, Columbia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Ireland and Israel. 


FranChoice, founded over two decades ago by Jeff Elgin, has evolved from the vision of one man's extensive experience in the franchising industry. FranChoice's unique method involves a deep understanding of each candidate's individual goals, dreams and business preferences. The company's consultants, who are seasoned business executives or owners and often franchisees themselves, dedicate several hours to each candidate. This detailed approach has resulted in over 25,000 successful franchise placements.

Franchise Brokers Association

This organization is dedicated to nurturing competent brokers through comprehensive training programs and resources, ensuring high standards in brokerage services. The company’s brokers have access to over 3,300+ franchises meticulously scored on their performance over time. Existing franchise brokers can also join the FBA Membership to leverage that database. 

IFPG - International Franchise Professionals Group

The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) is a membership-based franchise broker organization with more than 1,500 franchisors, franchise consultants and vendor members. IFPG has been named the #1 Franchise Broker Organization by Entrepreneur Magazine for six years in a row. 

Franchise City

Franchise City provides a brokerage service that helps potential franchise owners make informed decisions, supported by data and research to find the best fit. The network includes nearly 20 independently owned and operated affiliated offices across the country, with consultants ranging from MBA professors to franchise lawyers to multi-unit franchisees. The company also runs a YouTube channel that provides insider information most franchise sellers don't want candidates to hear. 

The Entrepreneur's Source

Since 1984, The Entrepreneur’s Source has provided tens of thousands of people with the coaching and business ownership opportunities they needed to improve their lives. The company also hosts a podcast that features “the industry’s most insightful minds on all things business and career ownership.”


FranServe, Inc. is the world's largest franchise consulting and expansion organization, with brokers representing over 800 franchise brands all together. It’s not only a popular choice for consulting services, but is also a leading opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to become brokers themselves. The company also provides over 160 live hours annually of continuing education and advanced training to candidates who have gone through the system.

These franchise broker opportunities are paving the way for dynamic growth in the franchising sector, each offering distinct benefits and support systems to ensure the success of their brokers and the satisfaction of their clients. 

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