Steet Toyota of Yorkville Staff


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Dealer Principal

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

Joe Steet Sr. has been in the auto industry his entire life, starting out reconditioning cars at his father and uncle's business, United Auto Sales of Utica! Joe lives locally in New Hartford with his wife, where they raised their two children, Carly & Joe Jr., who both work in the family business as well! In his spare time, he likes to spend time at his camp in Indian Lake with his family, ski in the winter, and ride his motorcycle in the warm weather!

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

Steve Ponte Sr. has been in the auto industry for over 30 years, having started at our sister store, the former Len Brown Chevrolet, now Steet Ponte Chevrolet in Herkimer! He lives locally in Herkimer with his wife, where they raised their four children. Steve is an avid golfer, and in his spare time you'll find him on the golf course or traveling for different golf events! He loves to spend time with his family and seven (and counting!) grandchildren taking their annual trips to Florida and Lake George! 

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Sales Department

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

Greg Wrate is the General Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and has been with us since we opened our doors in 1994! Greg lives locally in New Hartford with his wife where they raised their children. In his spare time, you'll find Greg on the golf course or at a Utica Comets Hockey game! His favorite Toyota is the classic Celica as well as the Highlander. 

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

Frankie "Gee" Guarascio grew up in the car business having worked at his father's business, Frank Gee Chevrolet in the past. He has been with us for many years, and is one of our Sales Managers here at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! Frankie is an avid fisherman and has won MANY Bass fishing events! Frankie lives locally in Marcy with his wife, and his favorite Toyota is the Tacoma. 

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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 one of the Sales Managers at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and has worked with us for over five years now having started as a Sales & Leasing Consultant. Brian is a native of New Hartford where he lives with his wife, 4 month old son, and dog, Harley!  Brian is 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 and friends. His favorite Toyota is the 4Runner or Tundra!

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

Matt Darling is a longtime employee here at Steet Toyota and a Sales & Leasing Consultant. Matt is a native of Central New York and currently lives around the corner 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 Aldrich is a Sales and Leasing Consultant here at Steet Toyota and has been working with us for a few years! He is a longtime resident of Upstate New York and lives locally in Sauquoit. His favorite Toyota vehicle is the Tundra, and in his spare time, Brandon likes to race dirt bikes; in the spring and summer months, you'll find him on the race tracks!

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Matt Bevivino
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 736-8291

Matt Bevivino is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in late 2018 after having worked at one of our sister stores for about a year! Matt lives locally in Utica, NY and has many years of experience in the Automotive Sales industry having recently moved back to the area after working at another Toyota dealership. Outside of work, Matt loves to spend time with family and friends, and his favorite Toyota is the Toyota Highlander.

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

Mike Malachowski is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here! Mike lives locally in Utica, NY with his two children. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his kids, attending all of their sporting and school events, mountain biking, traveling, and spending time with friends. His favorite Toyota is the 4Runner.

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

Frank Mariani is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here! He lives locally in Utica, NY with his two sons, and his favorite Toyota is the Tacoma. In his spare time, he loves to spend time with his family and friends and is an avid hunter!

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

Marc Rabice is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here, having been here for over 10 years! Marc is a 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 Hans is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here, having worked here for over 10 years! Ben lives locally in Utica, NY, and his favorite Toyota is the Rav4. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, camping, and watching sports, especially the New York Yankees! 

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

Jeff Oyer is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here having worked here for almost 15 years! Jeff is a Central New York native, and lives locally in Utica with his daughter. He enjoys spending time with his daughter outside of work, 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 Bonville is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here! He lives locally in New Hartford, NY with his wife and two daughters. Outside of work, Mark is an avid golfer, loves to watch baseball and hockey, and spend time with his family! His favorite Toyota is the Avalon.

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Internet Department

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

Jerry Reginelli is our Internet Sales Manager, and a longtime employee at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! If you send in a request online for more information on a vehicle, he is the man you'll be speaking with! Jerry is a graduate of SUNY Albany, and lives locally in Whitesboro with his wife and their son, Jerry IV! In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and riding his motorcycle. His favorite Toyota is the Sequoia.

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Corey Day
Internet Sales Manager
(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 was promoted in 2017! 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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Finance Department

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. Outside of work, 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 lives locally in Utica, NY and in his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and 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.

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Parts Department

Jenna Kilts
Parts Manager
(315) 736-8241

Jenna Kilts is a the Parts Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! She recently was promoted to this position after working as a Service Advisor here for a few years! Jenna has many years of experience in the Auto Service & Parts 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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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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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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Jeff Coller
Parts Consultant
(315) 736-8241

Jeff Coller is a Parts Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in 2017! He lives locally in Frankfort, NY, and his favorite Toyota is the Toyota Supra. In his spare time, he enjoys target shooting!

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Rob Arensman
Parts Consultant
(315) 736-8241

Rob Arensman is a Parts Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! He recently started working for us in late 2018 and has over 15 years of experience in the Toyota Parts world after working out of state. Rob lives locally in Utica, NY and is a huge sports fan! His favorite Toyota is the Tundra or Highlander, which he recently purchased!

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Service Department

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

Jimmy Chapman is the Service Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and has been a longtime employee, having been with us since the '90's when we first opened! He is a Senior Master Certified Technician, who took over the Service Manager position after Ralph DeAngelo retired in 2016. Jimmy resides in New Hartford, NY 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 Hicks is the Assistant Service Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville. He lives locally in New Hartford with his wife, 4 month old daughter, and their dogs. Andy 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 DiPietro is a Service Advisor at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee here, having been with us since we opened in 1994! Gabe lives locally in New Hartford with his wife and children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as going to the Turning Stone Casino! His favorite Toyota is the Celica.

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Alex Cherubin
Service Advisor
(315) 736-8241

Alex Cherubin is a Service Advisor at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and a longtime employee of the Steet Ponte Auto Group! He lives locally in Whitesboro, NY, and in his spare time he loves spending time with his family and golfing. His favorite Toyota is the Avalon.

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Ed McTiernan
Service Advisor
(315) 736-8241

Ed McTiernan is a Service Advisor at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who recently started working with us in late 2018! Ed lives locally in Schuyler, NY, and in his spare time he enjoys exercising and spending time with family and friends. His favorite Toyota is the Tacoma, which he also drives himself! 

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Jim Deeghan
Service Dispatcher
(315) 736-8241

Jim Deeghan is the Service Dispatcher at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! He started working with us in 2017 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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