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Dealer Principal

Joe Steet
Owner
(315) 736-3361 ext. 1117

Joe Steet Sr. has been in the car business his entire life, starting at age 11 by reconditioning cars at this very store, United Auto Sales of Utica (then in its' original location on Oriskany Boulevard!) He worked for his Father, Joseph G. Steet, and his Uncle, Tony Steet. His son, Joseph T. Steet, daughter, Carly, and son-in-law, Brian, now work in the family business with him! Joe lives in New Hartford with his wife, where they raised their kids! He loves spending time with his two grandchildren, going up to his camp in Indian Lake with his wife and family, skiing, and riding his motorcycle. You may see him riding around town in the good weather in his 1966 Red Corvette!​

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Sales Department

Dom DeMichele
General Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext.1103

Dom DeMichele is the General Manager at United Auto Sales who started working with us in early 2019! Dom lives locally in Whitesboro, NY, with his wife and children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family. His favorite vehicle is the 1969 GTO.

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Lee Bartlett
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext.1109

Lee Bartlett is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who recently started working with us in mid 2019! He lives locally in Utica, NY, and when he's not at work he loves spending time on the lake. His favorite car is the 1983 Pontiac Trans Am.

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Sean Cronin
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext.1108

Sean Cronin is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who started working with us in mid-2021! He lives locally in New Hartford, NY, where he raised his two kids. When Sean isn't at work, he's an avid golfer and loves hockey as well! His favorite vehicle is the Ford Mustang.

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Dennis Giorgi
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext.1118

Dennis Giorgi is a longtime employee of United Auto Sales, having worked here for over 30 years! Dennis lives locally in Whitesboro with his wife. He loves spending time with his family, especially his two sons and granddaughter, and traveling.

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Dave Jurin
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext. 1125

Dave Jurin is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who started working with us in late 2021! Dave lives locally in Clinton, NY, and in his spare time, he enjoys golfing. His favorite vehicle is the 1979 Ford Pinto!

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Carlos Paulino
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext. 1107

Carlos Paulino is a Sales Consultant who started working with us in late 2021! He speaks Spanish and English for our multilingual customers! Carlos lives locally in Rome, NY and in his spare times, he loves spending time with is 2 dogs, his Siberian Husky and Blue Nose Pitbull! His favorite vehicle is the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT.

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Tyler Rizzuto
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext.1126

Tyler Rizzuto is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who started working with us in late 2021! Tyler lives locally in Marcy, NY, and outside of work, he enjoys snowboarding in the winter months and spending time with family and friends. His favorite vehicle is the Dodge Viper.

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Brandon Shelley
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext.1110

Brandon started working with us as a Sales Consultant in mid 2019 and has over 5 years of experience in car sales. In his spare time he likes to have fun by doing karaoke and rapping new lyrics over current songs. He also enjoys watching basketball and rooting for his Boston Celtics. Brandon lives locally in Utica, NY and his favorite car is the classic era Ford Mustang.

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Finance Department

David Wright
Finance Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext.1105

Dave Wright has been a longtime employee of the Steet Ponte Auto Group and was promoted to Finance Manager in late 2021! Dave has many years of experience in the Auto Sales Industry, as well as the Auto Service Industry having worked across the street at our Toyota store for a while, and of course for United Auto for many years. Rest assured, he knows this business inside and out and is a great asset to our store. Dave lives locally in Utica, NY, and in his spare time enjoys spending time with family and friends, and fixing things around his house! Dave's favorite vehicle is the Toyota Tundra TRD Pro.

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Internet Department

Jeff Ambrose
Internet Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext.1104

Jeff Ambrose is the Internet Manager at United Auto Sales! He recently started working at this store in mid-2019, but has been a longtime Auto Group employee having worked as a Sales Consultant at one of our sister stores! He lives locally in Whitesboro, NY and in his spare time enjoys playing guitar, going to concerts, traveling, going to hockey games, car shows, and spending time with family and friends. His favorite car is the Ford Mustang.

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Service Department

Chris Webster
Service Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext.1124

Chris Webster is the Service Manager at United Auto who started working with us in late 2018! He lives locally in Utica, NY, and in his spare time enjoys working on cars, and spending time with his family and friends. Chris' favorite vehicle is the 1963 Chevy Impala!

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Shy Johnson
Service Advisor
(315) 736-3361 ext.1112

Shy Johnson is a Service Advisor here at United Auto Sales who recently started working in this position in early 2021! You may recognize her as she used to work in sales here, and at one of our sister stores as well! Rest assured, your vehicle is in great hands as Shy has worked in Automotive Service for about 11 years now. Shy lives locally in Whitesboro, NY with her family, and her favorite vehicle is the Toyota Camry TRD. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her motorcycle in the warmer weather, and spending time with her family and friends. 

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Thom Ouimette
Service Advisor
(315) 736-3361 ext. 1113

Thom Oiumette is a Service Advisor at United Auto Sales of Utica who started working with us in late 2021! He lives locally in Holland Patent, NY, and in his spare time, Thom enjoys playing the guitar and making movies. His favorite vehicle is the 1959 Cadillac Superior Hearse!

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