September 18 2012
In 1972, Andrew graduated from college with a degree in Economics and Business Administration. He began his career in marketing for a boat manufacturing company.
In 1976, he joined Luke Brown Yachts. A year later the owner of LBY advised his brokers that heclosing the doors, due to a lack of profit. Seeing the potential, Andrew acquired the firm and assumed the role of President. Through hard work, dedication to his clients and brokers, and a commitment to integrity, Andrew has lead Luke Brown Yachts to turn a profit every year since his ownership.
Andrew's success is due, in part, to his wealth of experience in the boating/yachting industry. With over forty years as a yacht broker and thirty two as the owner of a major yacht brokerage firm, there are few, if any active brokers, who have more experience.
ANDREW CILLA HONORED WITH THE BROKER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Andrew Cilla of Luke Brown Yachts was presented with the second annual FYBA Broker of the Year Award at the FYBA Annual Dinner Meeting on January 29. Andrew was recognized by his peers for his dedication,professionalism and community service.
Andrew joined Luke Brown and Associates in 1977 and a year later took over the company and assumed the role as President. With over 35 years as a yacht broker, there are few, if any, active brokers who have more experience in the industry.
*Reprinted with permission from the FYBA