Leading and established independent food broker

At the Reese Group, our roots in the grocery business date back to 1902. As one of the oldest food brokerage companies in the country, our representation of top brands is wall-to-wall in every class of trade. We pride ourselves on being the leading regional and independent broker in the United States.


Currently, we have offices doing business in 42 states. The Reese Group services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, dollar/discount, value, drug and convenience.

Category Management and brand building are key successes for our company. Leveraging the latest retail technology, nationally syndicated data, and space management programs, we are able to maximize efficiency and ensure success for your brands. The same technologies and efficiencies are applied in our private label success throughout our customer base.


Our exceptional client services, aggressiveness with your brand, and ability to deliver category solutions are recognized industry-wide.

History and Reputation

Former and Current Leadership

Napier-Reese (1902-1968)

Paul Reese (1968-1979)

Darrell Reese (1979-2020)

Ryan Reese (2006-2020)

Larry Reese (1979-Present)

Matt Reese (2002-2023)

Jim Carmody  (2023-Present)