Joe Bartram - Co-Founder, 1934 - 2013
J. Burr Bartram, Jr. is a co-founder of Bartram & Brakenhoff. Prior to the formation of Bartram & Brakenhoff, Mr. Bartram was associated with a highly prominent yacht brokerage firm for six years, where he attained the position of Vice President and General Manager of the Stamford, Connecticut office.
Mr. Bartram has been yachting since childhood, initially with his family and then in a succession of yachts of his own. He is active in numerous yacht clubs, including the prestigious New York Yacht Club. His co-managing the Courageous Syndicate's successful defense of "The Cup" in 1974 highlights his long and avid interest and involvement in the America's Cup activities.
Mr. Bartram is also a member of YBAA (Yacht Brokers Association of America) and FYBA (Florida Yacht Brokers Association). "Joe" has a lot of respect amongst some of the best crew in the industry for his persistence of job placements. Over the years, Mr. Bartram's reputation is considered to be one of the most successful yacht brokers in the industry, selling a variety of unique, classic and large motor yachts.