Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Joe Steet Sr.
    Owner
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 717

    Joe Steet is the second generation Steet owner/operator and grew up in the car business! He loves skiing in the winters, and going up to the Adirondacks in the summers. Joe lives in New Hartford with his wife, where he also raised his two kids, Carly and Joe Jr., who also work in the business with him! His favorite Toyota vehicle is the Land Cruiser.

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  • Steve Ponte Sr.
    Vice President
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 722

    Steve Ponte is a native of Herkimer, NY, and has lived in Central New York for many years with his family. He is an avid Golfer, and loves to take his yearly family vacation to Lake George in the summer! His son, Steve Ponte Jr., also works in the business at our Chevy store!

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  • Greg Wrate
    General Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 711

    Greg Wrate has been with Steet Toyota from the start! Greg is an avid Golfer, and is a huge Utica Comets Hockey fan! His favorite Toyota vehicles are the Celica and Highlander. Greg lives in New Hartford with his wife and children.

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  • Frank "Gee" Guarascio
    Sales Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 734

    Frankie "Gee" Guarascio grew up in the car business and worked at his father's business, Frank Gee Chevrolet in the past. His favorite Toyota is the Tacoma. Frankie is an avid fisherman, and has won MANY Bass fishing events! He lives in Marcy with his wife. 

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  • Joe Steet Jr.
    Sales Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 737

    Joe Steet Jr. is the third generation Steet family member in the business! He also grew up working at Steet Toyota; you may have seen him washing cars, working in the Parts Department, or as a Service Writer in years past. He graduated from Syracuse University and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. Joe's hobbies include skiing, traveling, and investing in stocks. His favorite Toyota vehicle is his 2007 Toyota 4Runner!

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  • Brian Mathias
    Sales Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 743

    Brian Mathias is a native of New Hartford where he lives with his wife and puppy, Harley. He is also a member of the New Hartford Fire Department, and in his spare time, he loves riding his motorcycle, camping, exploring the Adirondacks, and spending time with his family. His favorite Toyota is the 4Runner or Tundra!

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  • Jerry Reginelli
    Internet Sales Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 738

    Jerry Reginelli is our Internet Sales Manager, and is a graduate of SUNY Albany. His favorite Toyota is the Sequoia. He enjoys riding motorcycles in his spare time, and camping, and lives with his wife and dog in Whitesboro!

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  • Christopher Bivins
    Financial Services Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 718

    Chris Bivins has been one of our Financial Service Managers for over a decade! You can catch him representing our store at any of the local parades with his two sons. Rain or shine, they're always passing out candy! Chris' favorite Toyota is the Tacoma. He loves spending time with his sons, swimming, and building things for his house!

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  • Brian Lorento
    Financial Services Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 716

    Brian Lorento has been one of our Finance Managers for over a decade! He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and his pugs, Lara and Pacino. Brian is a huge sports collector and loves baseball, especially the New York Yankees. His favorite Toyota vehicle is the Highlander, and he is a longtime resident of Utica!

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  • Matthew Darling
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 720

    Matt Darling is a native of Central New York, and lives in New York Mills with his two dogs! In his spare time, he likes to ride his motorcycle, travel with his girlfriend, and golf. His favorite Toyota is the 2017 TRD Pro Tacoma!

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  • Brandon Aldrich
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 723

    Brandon is a Sales and Leasing Consultant here at Steet Toyota! He is a longtime resident of Upstate New York, and is from Sauquoit. His favorite Toyota vehicle is the Tundra. In his spare time, Brandon likes to race dirt bikes!

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  • Corey Day
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241

    Corey Day is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! You may recognize him, as he used to be our Lot Attendant and has recently been promoted! Corey lives locally in the Mohawk Valley, in Little Falls, NY. He loves to be outside and take advantage of all the outdoor activities there are to do in Upstate New York, from hiking, to camping and fishing! Corey's favorite Toyota is the 4Runner.

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  • Armin Rahic
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241

    Armin is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota, and you may recognize him as he used to work in our shop and as a shuttle driver! Armin lives locally in Utica, NY, but originated from Teslic in Bosnia, and does speak fluent Bosnian for our bilingual customers! Armin has many hobbies, and his latest interest includes bee farming with honeybees!

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  • Marc Rabice
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 721

    Marc is a longtime Central New York native and resides in Utica with his children. He loves to spend time outdoors, especially in the warm weather, and also DJ's in his spare time! Maybe you'll catch him at your next event! Marc's favorite Toyota is the 4Runner.

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  • Ben Hans
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 712

    Ben is longtime employee of Steet Toyota. He enjoys watching all kinds of sports and is a huge Yankees fan. In his spare time, he also enjoys cooking and camping. Ben's favorite Toyota vehicle is the Rav4!

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  • Mike Malachowski
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 713

    Mike is a resident of Utica where he lives with his two children. He loves to go mountain biking in his spare time, and spend time with his kids traveling, attending their sporting events, and school activities! His favorite Toyota is the 4Runner.

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  • Frank Mariani
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 740

    Frank Mariani is a resident of Utica where he lives with his two sons. In his spare time, he loves to go hunting, and spend time with his boys! Frank's favorite Toyota is the Tacoma.

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  • Jeffrey Oyer
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241

    Jeff is a Central New York native, who lives in Utica. He has been working for Steet Toyota for over a decade! He enjoys spending time with his daughter, and, many may not know, he is always in charge of coordinating our holiday and work parties! His favorite Toyota is the Land Cruiser.

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  • Mark Bonville
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 732

    Mark is a resident of New Hartford where he lives with his wife and daughters. Mark is an avid golfer, and in his spare time, he loves to watch baseball and hockey, and spend time with his family! His favorite Toyota is the Avalon.

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  • Mike Yaddow
    Parts Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 731

    Mike Yaddow is the Parts Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! Mike was recently promoted to Parts Manager in August of 2017, and is a longtime employee of Steet Toyota. Mike lives locally in Boonville, NY, and in his spare time he likes to go camping and spend time in the Adirondacks. His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Tacoma. 

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  • Carmen Faccioli
    Parts Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 729

    Carmen Faccioli is a Parts Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and is a longtime employee here! He lives locally in Utica, NY, and in his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family.

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  • Josh Joseph
    Parts Consultant
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 730

    Josh Joseph is a Parts Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! He has been working with us for a few years now, and lives locally in Marcy, NY. In his spare time, Josh likes to work on old cars, and play the guitar in his band! His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Yaris. 

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  • Mark Spina
    Parts Consultant/Parts Delivery Driver
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 730

    Mark is a Parts Consultant and Parts Delivery Driver at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! Mark lives locally in Deerfield, NY, and in his spare time he loves to go camping and spend time in the Adirondacks, especially Old Forge! His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Tundra.

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  • Jim Chapman
    Service Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 719

    Jimmy Chapman has been a longtime employee of Steet Toyota of Yorkville! He is a Senior Master Certified Technician, who recently took over the Service Manager position after Ralph DeAngelo retired. Jimmy resides in New Hartford with his wife and family, and he enjoys working around the house in his free time! His favorite Toyota is the 4Runner.

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  • Andy Hicks
    Assistant Service Manager & Rental Car Manager
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 742

    Andy is a local resident of New Hartford where he lives with his wife and dogs. He is a member of the New Hartford Fire Department, and you can catch him playing softball for the Department in the Summers! In his spare time, Andy enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and dogs. His favorite Toyota is the 4Runner.

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  • Gabe DiPietro
    Service Advisor
    (315) 736-8241 ext. 727

    Gabe is a resident of New Hartford where he lives with his wife and children. Gabe has been with Steet Toyota since we purchased the store and is a staple in our Service Department! Gabe enjoys spending time with his family, as well as going to the Turning Stone Casino! His favorite Toyota is the Celica.

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  • Jenna Kilts
    Service Advisor
    (315) 736-8241

    Jenna Kilts is a Service Advisor at  Steet Toyota of Yorkville. Jenna has many years of experience in the Auto Service Industry, and started working for us in 2016. She lives locally in Utica, NY, and is a busy mom who loves spending time with her kids, especially outdoors in the good weather! 

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  • Jim Deeghan
    Service Dispatcher
    (315) 736-8241

    Jim Deeghan is the Service Dispatcher at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! He recently started working with us and enjoys meeting new people and our Technicians while at work! Jim lives locally in Clinton, NY, and in his spare time enjoys carpentry and building things around the house. His favorite Toyota is the Tundra!

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  • Auto Technicians & Recon Staff

    These are the men that keep your vehicle in tip top, and clean, shape!! From Right to Left: Marc Mathias, Ryan Louman, John Evans, Edin Hamzic, Joe Dragotta, George Matthews, Jasmin Sabanagic, Pete Massocco, Tim Richer, Eldin Seho, Caleb Renner, Luis Ferrer, Brandon Savicki, Geoff Gibilaro.


    Missing From Photo: Greg Knisely

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