Founded in 1988 by Michael R. Posternak and Steve Bauer. Posternak Bauer Associates, Inc. is designed to serve the food service, bakery, supermarket and convenience store industries in the metropolitan New York/New Jersey and Fairfield County Connecticut areas.

Posternak Bauer’s objective is to bring the highest level of professionalism, product knowledge, salesmanship and technical support to the marketplace. With over 100 years of combined industry experience, we are uniquely qualified to fulfill the needs of manufacturers, dealers, consultants and end users. We are well networked with the industry and are associate members of SFM, HFM, and NYSSFSA. Additionally, we maintain close relationships with key buying groups.

Posternak Bauer utilizes state-of-the art computerized paperless office systems to provide timely customer service, close factory liaison and direct mail capabilities. Posternak Bauer Associates has achieved MAFSI highest level of technology certification, level 401.

Posternak Bauer Associates has actively implemented a long-term employee retention and succession plan. This partnership now consists of Michael Posternak, Steve Bauer, David Aitkenhead, and Larry Cantamessa.


PBA has extensive field coverage with an outside sales force making at least one hundred & fifty sales calls a week.

PBA has state of the art administrative capabilities. Our selling effort is backed by an office staff which enables us to provide strong customer service support.

PBA's wider scope enlists the involvement and partnering of more than 200 dealer salesman who specify our products. This provides us with an "army" of supporters interfacing with end-users.

PBA's unique dual focus on both front and back of the house insures maximum opportunities and awareness.

PBA's consultant orientation creates an earlier awareness of projects than our tabletop only competitors and make us a great source of leads to supply dealers.

PBA fully understand the complexities of today's foodservice marketplace such as the role of buying groups, the impact of broadliners, private labeling, direct importing, as well as the benefits of select distribution.

PBA is known for its highest level of integrity, professionalism and fairness.