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  • Joe Steet Sr.
    Dealer Principal

    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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  • Steve Ponte Sr.
    Dealer Principal

    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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  • Christopher Gardiner
    General Manager

    Christopher Gardiner is the General Manager at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville. Chris has over seven years of experience in the automotive industry. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends and spending time with his wife and two children. His favorite Nissan vehicle is the Nissan Altima because it was his first car out of college.


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  • Mohamed Elmarasy
    General Sales Manager

    Mohamed Elmarasy is the General Sales Manager at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville and has worked for us for four years. Mohamed lives locally in New Hartford, New York, with his wife and three children. He enjoys soccer and his favorite Nissan is the completely redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue.

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  • Mike Pcola
    Parts & Service Director

    Mike Pcola is the parts and service manager for Steet Ponte Nissan. He has been with the company for three years and continuously works hard to provide customers with a knowledgeable and stress-free service experience. 

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  • Kevin Panzica
    Finance Manager

    Kevin Panzica is the finance manager at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville and he has been with the company for four years. Kevin started as a sales consultant with the company and completed Nissan's training program to move into our finance manager position. He relays that he enjoys the change of pace from sales to finance, as well as the organization of the financial process. Kevin served in the armed forces and is three years into his army reservist duties. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities. His favorite Nissan vehicle is the all-new and redesigned 2022 Nissan Frontier.

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  • Courtney Hanna
    Office Manager

    Courtney Hanna is the office manager at Steet Ponte Nissan and she has been with the company for ten years. In her spare time, she enjoys four-wheeling and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite Nissan is the all-new Nissan Rogue.

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  • Barbara Stevens
    Dealership Accountant

    Barbara Stevens is the dealership accountant for Steet Ponte Nissan. She has been with the company for three years and enjoys bowling. Barb's favorite Nissan is the Nissan Rogue.

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  • Jenicia Mozzetti
    BDC Administrator

    Jenicia Mozzetti is the BDC Administrator for Steet Ponte Nissan. She has been with the company for one year and is from Utica, NY. Outside of work, Jenicia enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her two children. She loves a good cup of coffee and her absolute dream car is the completely new and redesigned 2022 Nissan Pathfinder!       

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  • Gisele Faraino
    Receptionist

    Gisele Faraino is the receptionist and cashier for Steet Ponte Nissan. She has been with the company for a couple weeks and is a local resident of Rome, NY. In her spare time, Gisele enjoys binge watching Netflix, playing basketball, and being a dog mom to her Husky/Akita mix. Her favorite Nissan vehicle is the 2021 Altima sedan.

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  • Rachel Agne
    Photographer / Merchandising Administrator

    Rachel Agne is the photographer and merchandising administrator for Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville and has been with the company since April of 2019. In her free time, she enjoys reading historical fiction novels, gardening, and traveling. Her favorite Nissan vehicle is the all-wheel drive Nissan Altima.

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  • Joe Curri
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Joe Curri is a Sales and Leasing Consultant who has been with the company for eleven years. Joe and his family live locally in Whitesboro, NY, and he is a eight time recipient of the Nissan Award of Excellence. He spends his free time watching sports, movies, and disc golfing. Joe's favorite Nissan is the 2012 Nissan Cube. 

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  • Devon Rudolph
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Devon Rudolph is a sales and leasing consultant at Steet Ponte Nissan. Devon has been working with customers for three and a half years. He enjoys watching basketball and football, which he used to play. His favorite Nissan vehicle would be either the Titan truck or the Nissan Armada.    

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  • Nicholas Mecca
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Nick Mecca is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Ponte Nissan, who joined our team in December of 2020. Nick lives locally in Rome, NY, with his wife and will soon be welcoming his first child. In his spare time he enjoys refereeing and playing hockey and hanging with family and friends. Nick's favorite Nissan is the all new 2021 Nissan Rogue. 

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  • Mustafa Abdulkadhim
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Mustafa Abdulkadhim is a sales and leasing consultant at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville. He has been with the company for eight months and lives locally in Utica, NY. His hobbies include watching soccer games, because he used to play the sport, and reading. One of Mustafa's favorite Nissan vehicles is the 2016/2017 370z (GTR), but his absolute dream car is the blue 1999 Nissan Skyline.

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  • Bradley Marsh
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Bradley Marsh is a sales and leasing consultant with Steet Ponte Nissan. He is a local resident of Hamilton, NY, and has four months of experience with the company. In his off time, Brad likes to drive all types of cars and play soccer. His favorite Nissan car is the 2015 Nissan Sentra, because it was the first car he's ever owned.  

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  • Erik Carlson
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Erik Carlson is a Sales & Leasing Consultant who has just joined our sales team. He is a local resident of Rome, NY. Outside of work, Erik enjoys playing golf and tuning in to live music and comedy events. He also enjoys cooking and traveling. Erik's favorite Nissan is the completely redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue.

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  • Howard Edel
    Lead Service Advisor

    Howard Edel is the lead service advisor for Steet Ponte Nissan and lives locally in New Hartford, NY. He contributes over thirty years of experience to our business and wants to assure customers that we will continue to provide the best service experience possible. In Howard's spare time, he enjoys playing golf. His overall favorite Nissan is the Nissan Rogue because it is our most popular model.

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  • Lynette Pritchard
    Service Advisor

    Lynette Pritchard is one of the service advisors at Steet Ponte Nissan and has been with the company for one year. Lynette is a local resident of Oriskany, NY and enjoys spending time with her family. Her favorite Nissan car is the redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue Platinum.

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  • John Strzepek
    Service Advisor

    John Strzepek is a service advisor at Steet Ponte Nissan. He has been with the company for four months and enjoys working with customers. John enjoys soccer, because he used to coach the sport, and riding his motorcycle. John's favorite Nissan vehicle is the Nissan Murano.

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  • Karl Roessler
    Master Service Technician

    Karl Roessler is a master service technician for Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville and he has been with the company for 14 years. In his free time, he enjoys dirt biking and knifemaking. Karl got involved with cars at twelve years old and still enjoys working on them today.

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  • Don Caswell
    Master Service Technician

    Don Caswell is a master service technician at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville. He is a longtime employee and has thirty one years of experience with the company. Don lives locally in Westmoreland, NY and enjoys boating and fishing in his free time.


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  • Kyle Adamo
    Nissan Certified Technician

    Kyle Adamo is a Nissan Certified Technician with Steet Ponte Nissan. He brings thirteen years of experience in the field and enjoys what he does. Kyle enjoys anything car related.

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  • Frank Napoli
    Nissan Certified Technician

    Frank Napoli is a Nissan Certified Technician and has been with the company for three years. His hobbies include playing video games, working on cars, and walking his white German Shepherd. His favorite Nissan vehicle is the Nissan 370z. 


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  • Richard Messineo
    Nissan Certified Technician

    Richard Messineo is a Nissan Certified Technician and joined our staff in January of 2019. His favorite Nissan truck is the Nissan Titan.

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  • Abdual Musallam
    Service Technician

    Abdual Musallam is a service technician at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville. He has been working with the company for a year and a half. Abdual lives locally in Utica, Ny, and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. His favorite Nissan vehicles are the 370z and every trim level of the new Nissan Sentra.

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  • Caitlin Musallam
    Service Technician

    Caitlin Musallam is a service technician at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville and joined our staff one month ago. In her free time, she enjoys working out and spending time with her husband and three daughters. Caitlin enjoys working on all different makes and models of vehicles in our shop and her favorite Nissan vehicle is the 2021 Rogue.

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  • Elvedin Racic
    Service Technician

    Elvedin Racic is a service technician at Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville. He is the father of two and enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time. Elvedin is anl EMS volunteer and his favorite Nissan is the Silvia S15.

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  • Brady Becker
    Service Technician

    Brady Becker is a service technician with Steet Ponte Nissan and joined our staff a month and a half ago. In his free time, he enjoys off-roading activities and mudding. Brady's favorite Nissan car is the Nissan 370z.

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  • Joe Batista
    Parts Consultant

    Joseph Batista is a parts consultant at Steet Ponte Nissan and has over twenty years of experience helping customers find what they are looking for. Joe lives locally in Poland, NY. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, particularly to the numerous state parks located in the northeast region. Joe's favorite Nissan is the GTR. 

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  • Jeff Dennis
    Parts Consultant

    Jeffrey Dennis is a parts consultant with the dealership and has nine years of experience dealing with customers. He lives locally in Suquoit, NY and enjoys various outdoor activities. In particular, he spends his free time riding his side by side and camping in different area locations. Jeff's favorite Nissan is the Nissan Titan. 

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  • Mason Ford
    Parts Consultant

    Mason Ford is a parts consultant and has been at our dealership for over two years. He lives locally in Utica, NY and his favorite Nissan vehicle is the 2021 Nissan Sentra. 

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  • Daniel Gage
    Lot Attendant

    Daniel Gage is a lot attendant with Steet Ponte Nissan and a local resident of New Hartford, NY. He's been with the company for one year now and enjoys working with all types of cars and computers. His favorite Nissan vehicle is the R32. 

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  • Josue Montanez
    Lot Attendant

    Josue Montanez is a lot attendant for Steet Ponte Nissan of Yorkville and has been with the company for one year. Eating and sleeping are two of of Josue's favorite hobbies. His favorite Nissan is the 2022 GTR 400z. 

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  • Charlie Teer
    Detailer

    Charlie Teer is the head detailer for Steet Ponte Nissan and has been with the company for one year. He is a self-described car addict and his favorite Nissan vehicle is the Silvia S15.

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