Managers purchase Blackman Plumbing
Blackman Plumbing Supply announced 13 members of its management
team, together with President/Chief Executive Officer Robert
Mannheimer, have purchased 100% of the company from the estate
and trust of Richard Blackman.
In addition to the operating company, the purchase includes all
affiliated operating companies, showrooms, branches and
real-estate entities in New York, New Jersey and Florida.
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Mannheimer applauded today’s purchase “as a major event in our
company’s 96-year history. As owners and managers of Blackman, we
are now poised to implement changes that will allow us to experience
exponential growth in the coming years.”
Blackman Plumbing opened its doors in Brooklyn in 1921 under the
leadership of founder Sam Blackman. Richard Blackman followed his
father into the family business, eventually becoming the company’s
sole owner. He substantially grew the business, opening locations on
Long Island, in New York City and New Jersey.
Richard Blackman died in September 2012, leaving the leadership to
Mannheimer under whose guidance Blackman Plumbing continues to grow,
most recently adding a state-of-the-art showroom in West Palm Beach,