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Dealer Principals

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

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
(315) 736-8241 ext. 722

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

Brian Mathias is the Used Car Sales Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville and has worked with us for over 8 years now having started as a Sales & Leasing Consultant. Brian is a native of New Hartford where he lives with his wife, two kids, 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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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 his favorite Toyota vehicle is the Tundra. In his spare time, Brandon is an avid motocross racer; in the spring and summer months, you'll find him on the race tracks!

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Jason Coleman
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 736-8241

Jason Coleman is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in late 2019! He comes to us with many years of experience in the Auto Industry, and we're happy to have him on our team! Jason lives locally in New Hartford, NY, and in his spare time, he loves playing golf, drumming, flying his drone, boating in Alex Bay, and spending time with his 2 dogs! His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Camry XSE.

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Carm Dainotto
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 736-8241

Carm Dainotto is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in late 2019! He comes to us with many years of experience in the automotive industry. Carm lives locally in Barneveld with his dog. In his spare time, he enjoys working on his home and spending time with family and friends. His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Supra!

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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 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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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, kayaking,  mountain biking, traveling, and spending time with friends. His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Tacoma, which he drives himself!

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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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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 wife. He enjoys spending time with his daughter and grandson 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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Jerry Reginelli
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(315) 736-8241 ext. 738

Jerry Reginelli is a Sales & Leasing Consultant and longtime employee of Steet Toyota of Yorkville! Jerry is a graduate of SUNY Albany, and lives locally in Whitesboro with his wife and their two children! 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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Internet Department

Alissa Cook
Business Development Representative
(315) 736-8241

Alissa Cook is the Business Development Representative at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in mid-2021! Alissa lives locally in Utica, NY and in her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, interior design, and watching movies with her two sons! Her favorite Toyota is a toss up between the Toyota Camry or Toyota Highlander. 

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Vi Le
Sales Business Development Representative
(315) 736-8241

Vi Le is a Sales Business Development Representative at Steet Toyota who started working with us in early 2022! She is the one you will be speaking with when you inquire on a vehicle on our website and can answer any questions you may have. Vi lives locally in New York Mills, NY, and in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and trying out new restaurants! Vi's favorite Toyota is a Toyota Rav4, which she drives herself.

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Jasmine Wall
Service Department Business Development Representative
(315) 736-8241

Jasmine Wall is the Service Department Business Development Representative at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in early 2022! She lives locally in Lee Center, NY, and in her spare time she enjoys hiking all the local trails and photography. Her favorite Toyota is the Toyota Supra!

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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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Matthew Darling
Finance Manager
(315) 736-8241 ext. 716

Matt Darling is one of the Finance Managers at Steet Toyota of Yorkville. You may recognize him, as he has been a longtime Sales & Leasing Consultant here and in early 2020 was promoted to Finance Manager! Matt lives locally in New York Mills, NY with his wife Krista, their daughter, and two dogs. In his spare time, he likes to ride his motorcycle, play golf, travel, and spend time with family and friends. His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Supra.

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Service Department

Andy Hicks
Service Manager
(315) 736-8241 ext. 742

Andy Hicks is the Service Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville. He has been with us for many years and was promoted to Service Manager in late 2021! He lives locally in New Hartford with his wife, 2 kids, 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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Eldin Seho
Shop Foreman & Master Technician
(315) 736-8241

Eldin Seho is our Shop Foreman and Master Certified Technician at Steet Toyota! He has been a longtime employee here and a great asset to our team! He lives locally in Yorkville, NY, and in his spare time, he enjoys golfing, going to the range, building PC's and spending time with his wonderful wife and their 2 dogs! His favorite Toyota is the Toyota Camry. 

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Hussain Abukhdair
Service Advisor
(315) 736-8241

Hussain Abukhdair is a Service Advisor at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us in early 2022! He comes to us with many years of experience in the Auto Service industry. He lives locally in New Hartford with his wife and their 4 kids! Outside of work, he enjoys going to the range, spending time with his family, and hiking. His favorite Toyota is the Toyota 4Runner.

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Alex Cherubin
Service Dispatcher
(315) 736-8241

Alex Cherubin is the Service Dispatcher 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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Jim Deeghan
Service Advisor
(315) 736-8241

Jim Deeghan is a Service Advisor 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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Luke Kiser
Service Advisor & Rental Car Manager
(315) 736-8241

Luke Kiser is a Service Advisor and Rental Car Manager at Steet Toyota of Yorkville! He started working with us in early 2020 and is a great addition to our team having started as our Service Business Development Representative. He lives locally in Sherrill, NY, and in his spare time, he enjoys photography. His favorite Toyota is the Toyota 4Runner.

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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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Parts Department

Rich Thompson
Parts Manager
(315) 736-8241 ext.

Rich Thompson is the Parts Manager here at Steet Toyota of Yorkville who started working with us again in late 2019! Rich has many years of experience in the Auto Parts industry, and has worked with us for many years. Rich lives locally in New Hartford, NY and his favorite Toyota is the Toyota Tundra. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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

Marc 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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Daniel Standley
Parts Consultant
(315) 736-8241

Daniel Standley is a Parts Consultant at Steet Toyota of Yorkville!  His favorite Toyota is the Tundra. He lives locally in Oneida, NY and in his spare time he enjoys landscaping and lawn maintenance on his property and golfing.

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