Our People


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  • Jack Capponi
    General Manager


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  • Chris Cardello
    Subaru Manager


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  • Michael Risucci
    Sales Manager


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  • Dave Abdou
    Preowned Sales Manager


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  • Matt Potasiewicz
    Floor Manager
    (866) 792-6070


    Matt has been in the automotive industry for 2 1/2 years, and is currently the Floor Manager at Don's Superstore. What he enjoys most about his position at Carbone is the relationships he builds with his customers.

    At home Matt has a wife, 3 sons, a daughter in college, and 3 dogs. He enjoys football, softball, hockey, and his hobby of Scuba Diving. When he is not working hard at the dealership, Matt enjoys spending time with his family at their camp. He is also involved with the Whitesboro Volunteer Fire Department.


    To contact Matt, send him an email: mpotasiewicz@carbonecars.com.

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  • Ted Koniowka
    Internet Sales Manager
    (866) 792-6070

    Ted has been working for Don's Ford Subaru BMW for 5 years, and is the dealership's Internet Sales Manager. His favorite thing about the Carbone team is the hardworking people he gets to work with every day.

    Ted has a wonderful wife and 4 children and enjoys vacationing with them to Portsmouth, NH. In his spare time, Ted likes to watch movies, fish, hunt, and go boating.

    He is also an active member of the American Legion and American Redcross.

    To contact Ted, send him an email: tkoniowka@carbonecars.com.

    What our customers are saying about Ted:

    "Ted was great to work with! Love my new Ford Edge!"

    -Linda

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  • Rick Renodin
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    A 30-year veteran in the automotive sales industry, Rick has spent the last 17 years working for Don's Ford Subaru Carbone BMW. He says the best thing about working for the Carbone Auto Group is their impeccable reputation, fairness, and focus on the local community.

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  • John Fero
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    John is a 30 year veteran of the Carbone Auto Group, and still loves being a part of the family at Don's Ford Subaru Carbone BMW. He shares his life with his wife, 3 children, 2 step-children, 7 grand kids, and a 12 year Husky named Skyler.

     

    John enjoys reading in his spare time, as well as classic cars and motorsports. He is also involved with the UCP charity organization.

     

    If John had to pick a favorite place to vacation, this family man said it would be in his own home.


    To contact John, send him an email: jfero@carbonecars.com.

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  • Jim Marino
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    Jim is a 27 year automotive sales veteran at Don's Superstore. He has been with Carbone for all 27 years and enjoys the atmosphere and the people he works with.

     

    Married, with 3 children and pet fish, Jim's family and hobbies of camping, fishing, basketball and football keep him busy when he is not at the dealership. When he gets the chance to vacation, one of his favorite locations is Cape Vincent, NY.


    To contact Jim, send him an email: jmarino@carbonecars.com.

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  • Mike Green
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    Mike is a 23 year veteran in automotive sales and has spent all those years working for the Carbone Auto Group. When you speak with Mike, he'll tell you that what he enjoys the most about his career are the people.


    Mike lives with his wife, Jeanette, children, Krista and Adam, his dog, Scotty and goldfish, Sunny. He loves being active and enjoys skiing, hiking, kayaking and completing home improvements in his spare time. He is also involved with the United Way and Home's for Habitat.

    Named SubeSTAR for July 2016 by Subaru Distributors Corporation.


    To contact Mike, send him an email: mgreen@carbonecars.com.

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  • Jim Worden
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    What our customers are saying about Jim:


    "My son recently took delivery of a 2014 Ford Focus ST from Jim Worden. Since we live a few hours away from the dealership, we were concerned that if someone forgot to dot an 'i' or cross a 't' that we'd be at the dealership until late in the evening - but this was not the case. I'm happy to report that Jim kept in constant contact with us while the vehicle was being prepped for delivery, he made sure that he had all the paperwork completed when we arrived, and when all was done, we spent less than fifteen minutes sitting at a desk signing required documents. Everything was letter-perfect when we arrived and this allowed Jim time to review the functionality of the Focus with our son, the proud owner of a new ST. The entire experience was professional, and stress free. Thanks to Jim for a job well done and to all the folks at Don's who made this delivery such a pleasant experience."

    -M Kane (June 2014)

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  • Scott Risucci
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070


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  • Tom Ciccarelli
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    Tom Ciccareli, a 12 year automotive industry veteran, has been working for the Carbone Auto Group for all those years. What he enjoys most about working for Carbone is that it's like a family.

     

    Tom has a lovely family, his wife, Janet, daughter, Jennifer, and his 1 and only grandson Mike. He also has 3 cats, Cosmo, Scotch and Ginger. In his spare time, Tom has many interests including golf, fishing, riding motorcycles, and various collections to name a few.

     

    A member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Elks, Tom also helps fund raise for Help our Veteran in Need.

    To contact Tom, send him an email: tciccarelli@carbonecars.com.

    What our customers are saying about Tom:

    "Tom C. is professional, honest, patient, knowledgeable and hardworking. He reviewed all outbacks with options available on the premises as well as incoming inventory. He went out of his way to accommodate our schedule; making himself available even on his day off. He kept us updated during the entire buying process. We have already referred a friend to him!"

    (March 2014)

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  • Matt Cataldo
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    Matt started out in the Rome Ford Lincoln Mercury dealership 4 years ago and is now working at Don's Ford Subaru BMW. He enjoys the freedom the Carbone Auto Group allows him to be committed and dedicated in his job. He also loves that he can have fun and still help others.

     

    In his spare time, Matt enjoys cycling, watching motorcross, and vacationing in the Outer Banks, NC.


    To contact Matt, send him an email: mcataldo@carbonecars.com.

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  • Mike Cardello
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070

    Starting out in our reconditioning department in 2006 and moving to sales representative in 2008, Mike has been a part of the Carbone Auto Group for 8 years. He enjoys the family atmosphere, the community involvement, and the great co-workers he has had the chance to meet along the way.

     

    Mike is an outdoors kind of guys and he loves to hunt, fish, and play on the tractor. He is also a member of the Clinton Fish and Game Club. When he's not hard at work or outside, Mike also enjoys watching football and motorcross, and spending time with his 2 dogs and 12 ducks.


    To contact Mike, send him an email: mcardello@carbonecars.com.

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  • Bradley Fromma
    Upgrade Specialist
    (866) 792-6070

    A new face to Don's Superstore, Brad has been working as a sales consultant for 5 months. He is enjoying working with his welcoming and helpful coworkers and enjoys interacting with his customers.

    Brad enjoys going to Utica Comets hockey games and watching the horse races at the Saratoga race track. An avid fisherman, he enjoys spending time on the Salmon River in Pulaski, NY.


    To contact Brad, send him an email: bfromma@carbonecars.com.

    What our customers are saying about Bradley:

    "I just purchased my 3rd SUBARU (a Forester - 2015). Brad Fromma (certified sales consultant) and Todd Crandall (business manager) were amazing. Regardless if looking for new or used...they will get you through the process not only painlessly...but, they make you feel like you are a VIP. When I am ready to trade up again, I will be calling Brad...he is probably one of the best sales consultants I have ever dealt with. He sold me exactly what I wanted. "
    -Antonie (July 2014)

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  • George Fischer
    Sales Consultant
    (866) 792-6070


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  • Nick Borelli
    Finance Manager


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  • Ryan Meenan
    Upgrade Specialist
    (866) 792-6070

    Ryan has been a member of the Don's Superstore for over a year and a half and he enjoys the family atmosphere with his fellow co-workers. A fun and friendly person, Ryan is always willing to go the extra mile for his team and his customers.

     

    When not at work, Ryan spends time with his German Shepard and loves to head up to Lake George. He enjoys canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and fishing in the Adirondacks, but also loves to attend local sports events


    To contact Ryan, send him an email: rmeenan@carbonecars.com.

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  • Todd Crandall
    Finance Manager
    (866) 792-6070

    Todd has been with the Carbone Auto Group for 8 years, both as a sales person at Honda, and, currently, as an F&I Manager at Don's Ford Subaru BMW. His favorite things about working for Carbone are the people he is able to interact with every day, and the company's commitment to the local community.

     

    Todd believes family is very important and loves being a dad. He graduated with a BA in business from Utica College and enjoys doing most calculator functions in his head! He likes to play competitive softball and his newest hobby is road biking. He hopes to be involved in the Ride For Missing Children next year.

     

    When Todd wants to take a vacation from crunching numbers, he chooses to fly out to Houston to visit his sister, brother in law, and his 2 nephews.

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  • Drew Farley
    Service Manager


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  • John Mazza
    Quicklane Service Advisor
    315-797-1520 ext 146


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  • Stephanie Brosemer
    Subaru Service Advisor


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  • Don Davies
    Parts Manager
    315-797-1520 ext. 293

    19 Years Experience

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  • David Todora
    Parts Counter

    18 Years Experience

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  • Jim Mann
    Parts Counter

    23 Years Experience

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  • Kevin Sullivan
    Parts Counter


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  • John Carhart
    Parts Counter

    15 Years Experience

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  • Bill Taylor
    Parts / Shipping and Receiving


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  • Mike Hughes
    Body Shop Manager
    315-797-1520 ext 155


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