Staff


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

Dealer Principal

Joe Steet
Owner
(315) 736-3361 ext. 117

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, and daugther, Carly, now work in the family business with him! Joe lives in New Hartford with his wife, where they raised their kids! He loves going up to his camp in Indian Lake with his wife and family, skiing, and riding his motorcylce. You may see him riding around town in the good weather in his 1966 Red Corvette!​

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Sales Department

Lou DeMichele
General Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext. 108

Lou DeMichele is the General Manager at United Auto Sales! He lives in Whitesboro with his wife and two sons. He loves spending time with his family, classic cars, and in his spare time, you'll find him working on his own classic car, his 1965 GTO.​

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Dom DeMichele
Sales Manager
(315) 736-3361

Dom DeMichele is a Sales Manager at United Auto Sales who started working with us in early 2019! You may recognize his name, as his brother, Lou, is our General Manager here! 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. Which I own!

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Maria Brancaccio
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext. 108

Maria Brancaccio is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales and has been in the car business for over five years! Her favorite car would have to be the Honda Accord. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends. You can also catch her on many of our Facebook and YouTube videos!

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Brandon Shelley
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361

Brandon Shelley is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who started working with us in mid 2019! He lives locally in Utica, NY, and  is a musician when he's not at work. His favorite car is the Ford Mustang.

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David Wright
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext. 108

Dave Wright has been a longtime employee of the Steet Ponte Auto Group! 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. 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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Alisa Carrasco
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361

Alisa Carrasco is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who started working with us in late 2019! Alisa lives locally in Frankfort, NY, and in her spare time, she enjoys Photography, which also happens to be her major in school! Her favorite vehicle is a Dodge Charger.

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Lee Bartlett
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361

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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Mike Schara
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361

Mike Schara is a Sales Consultant at United Auto Sales who started working with us in mid-2019! He lives in Clayton, NY, and has been in the auto industry since he was 15 years old reconditioning cars! In his spare time, he enjoys keeping up with the stock market. His favorite car is his own 2006 Lamborghini! 

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Dennis Giorgi
Sales Consultant
(315) 736-3361 ext. 108

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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Service Department

Jim Rando
Service Manager
(315) 736-3361

Jimmy Rando is the Service Manager at United Auto Sales of Utica! Jimmy is an experienced Auto Technician and loves working on cars and playing guitar in his spare time. He lives locally in Herkimer County in Mohawk, NY, and his favorite car is the 1965 Chevy Impala!

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Chris Webster
Service Advisor
(315) 736-3361

Chris Webster is a Service Advisor at United Auto who recently 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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Shakira Dupont
Service Advisor
(315) 736-3361

Shakira Dupont is a Service Advisor at United Auto Sales of Utica! She started working with us in late 2019 and comes with many years of experience in the industry. Shakira lives locally, and in her spare time, she loves to work on cars. Her favorite make is a Subaru!

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Internet Department

Jeff Ambrose
Internet Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext. 106

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 live music, going to car shows, and spending time with family and friends. His favorite car is the Ford Mustang.

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Finance Department

Roger Pisanechi
Financial Services Manager
(315) 736-3361 ext. 105

Roger Pisaneschi is the Financial Services Manager at United Auto Sales and has been working here for 25 years!! Roger lives in West Rome with his wife and three sons, who he loves spending time with and watching their sports games! His favorite vehicle is the Chevy Silverado, which he also drives himself because, "it goes places even my dog won't go!" In his spare time, he also loves to 4wheel on Tug Hill!​

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