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DEALER PRINCIPAL

STEVE PONTE SR
Owner
(315) 866-5080

Steve Ponte Sr. has been working in the car business for over 30 years! He lives locally in Herkimer, NY with his wife, where they raised their four children. Steve's son, Steve Jr. also works in the family business! Steve is an avid golfer, having golfed at some of the world's best courses. He loves to spend time with his family, especially with his nine grandchildren, and taking their family trips to Lake George, Florida, and Disney!

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JOE STEET SR
Owner
(315) 866-5080

Joe Steet Sr. has been working in the car business his entire life starting at age 11 reconditioning cars for his father and uncle's business, United Auto Sales! He lives locally in New Hartford, NY with his wife where they raised their two children, Joe Jr. and Carly, who also work in the family business! In the warmer weather, he loves riding his Harley Davidson with his wife, skiing at Gore Mountain in the winters, and spending time at his camp in Indian Lake in the summers with his family, especially his two grandchildren.

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Sales

STEVE PONTE JR.
General Manager
(315) 866-5080

Steve Ponte Jr. leads our Sales Department as General Manager, and you've probably seen him on our commercials each month! Steve lives locally in Ilion with his wife and two daughters, and loves spending time with his family when he's not at work! His favorite Chevy is the Chevy Tahoe.

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MATT KANE
Sales Manager
(315) 866-5080

Matt Kane is the Sales Manager at Steet Ponte Chevy and a longtime employee here, having started working with us as a Finance Manager and was promoted in late 2016! Matt is a local resident of Ilion, NY where he lives with his wife and kids who he loves spending time with! He is an outdoorsman, and loves hunting, mountain climbing, and snowmobiling. His favorite Chevy vehicle is the Chevy Camaro!

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DAN BROWN
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Dan Brown, or, "Brownie" as you'll hear us refer to him as, is a longtime employee of Steet Ponte Chevy! He lives locally in Herkimer with his wife and kids. His favorite Chevy is the Corvette, of course! When he's not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family at home.

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RICH DULAK
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Rich Dulak is a Sales & Leasing Consultant and has been working with us for a few years. He enjoys meeting new customers and learning about the Chevy lineup! Rich lives locally in Ilion, and his favorite Chevy is the Corvette. He enjoys running in his spare time, and maintaining his health and fitness!

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BRADY LAWRENCE
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Brady Lawrence is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Ponte Chevy who started working with us in mid-2021! He has had great experience with us as he started as a Business Development Representative and transitioned to our Sales Department in late 2022! Brady lives locally in Ilion, NY, and in his spare time he enjoys playing bass guitar and watching hockey, especially his favorite team, the Washington Capitals! His favorite Chevy is the Chevy Suburban.

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TOM MOORE
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Tom Moore is Sales & Leasing Consultant and a longtime employee of Steet Ponte Chevy! He lives in Ilion, not too far away from our store, and his favorite Chevy is the Chevy Malibu. When he's not at work, you can catch him on the golf course!

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BOB RODGERS
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Bob is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Ponte Chevy and a longtime employee here! He resides locally in Mohawk, NY and his favorite Chevy is the Chevy Colorado. In his spare time, he enjoys playing pool and spending time with family and friends!

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INTERNET

JOANNA LUICCI
Sales Business Development Representative
(315) 866-5080

JoAnna Luicci is our Business Development Representative for our Sales Department who started working with us in late 2022! She is the one who will answer any questions you may have about our inventory on our website! JoAnna lives locally in Dolgeville, NY and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, kayaking, and spending time on Great Sacandaga Lake in the summers! Her favorite Chevy is the Chevy Camaro.

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FINANCE

SEAN BARRY
Finance Manager
(315) 866-5080

Sean Barry is the Finance Manager at Steet Ponte Chevy and has been working with the Auto Group for over five years now! Sean has many years of experience in the Auto Industry, and lives locally in Utica, NY. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his wife and daughter, and watching and playing Hockey! His favorite team is the NY Rangers. Sean's favorite Chevy is the Chevy Silverado.

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SERVICE

PETER PAUL
Service Manager
(315) 866-5080

Peter Paul is the Service Manager at Steet Ponte Chevy. He has earned the General Motors Mark of Excellence and GM World Class Technician Title of "Mr. Goodwrench" among many others, so you can be assured he is knowledgeable and is also just as friendly to serve you. Steet Ponte sold Peter his first Chevy Silverado when he started with the company back in 1999 and he has driven Chevys ever since!
In Peter's time off he has given back to the community with his family and volunteers with Herkimer BOCES and USAF Civil Air.

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TIM ABRAMS
Body Shop Manager
(315) 866-5080

Tim Abrams is our Body Shop Manager at Steet Ponte Chevy! He was recently promoted to Manager in early 2021! Tim comes to us with 24 years of experience in the Automotive Service industry, with 21 years as a Certified Technician! Rest assured, Tim knows your vehicle inside and out, probably better than you do. He lives locally in Cedarville, NY, with roots from our very own Herkimer, NY. In his spare time, Tim enjoys riding his motorcycle, golfing and boating, and spending time with family and friends.

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JOSH EMERSON
Service Advisor
(315) 866-5080

Josh Emerson is a Service Advisor at Steet Ponte Chevy who started working with us in mid-2021! He lives locally in Mohawk, NY, and in his spare time he loves working on cars! His favorite Chevy is the Chevy C10.

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RENEE GONZALEZ
Service Advisor
(315) 866-5080

Renee is a Service Advisor at Steet Ponte Chevy who has been with our store for over 2 years now. She was recently promoted to Service Advisor as she worked in our wash bay! Renee lives locally in Ilion, NY and enjoys spending time with family and friends outside of work. Her favorite Chevy is the Chevy Silverado Z71!

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JOHN MAHER
Service Advisor
(315) 866-5080

John Maher is a Service Advisor here at Steet Ponte Chevy and longtime employee! He has many years of experience in all departments of our store and is enjoying meeting new customers in his new role! John lives locally in Herkimer, NY with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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DAVID PAUL
Service Business Development Representative
(315) 866-5080

David Paul is the Service Business Development Representative at Steet Ponte Chevy who started working with us in late 2022! David started out in our Parts Department and transitioned to this position, and will be the one who can help answer your service questions or schedule any appointments. David lives locally in Utica, NY and was previously an EMT and flew for a Search & Rescue team! In his spare time, he enjoys flying planes. His favorite Chevy is his Chevy Impala that he drives!

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Parts

CHUCK WARN
Parts Manager
(315) 866-5080

Chuck Warn is the Parts Manager here at Steet Ponte Chevy and a longtime employee here, having been here for over 14 years and was promoted to the Manager position in mid-2022! Chuck lives locally in Mohawk, NY, and in his spare time he loves spending time with his family and friends, and anything outdoors: fishing, hunting, going for a walk, and 4-wheeling! His favorite Chevy is the Chevy Silverado Trail Boss.

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KEVIN GILBO
Parts Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Kevin Gilbo is a Parts Consultant and longtime employee here having switched from his Technician position to the Parts Department in early 2022! He lives locally in Schuyler with his family, and in his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends and coaching his son's minor league team! His favorite Chevy is the Chevy Camaro. 

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STEPHEN RUSSELL
Parts Consultant
(315) 866-5080

Stephen Russell is a Parts Consultant at Steet Ponte Chevy who started working with us in late 2022! Stephen lives locally in Ilion, NY, and in his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing video games. His favorite Chevy is the Chevy Camaro

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