Our Competition Subaru Family


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Sales

Andrew Connellan
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x


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Cathy Kelleher
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4018

Cathy Kelleher has been with the Subaru brand for almost 20 years now. She is our most veteran product specialist here at Competition Subaru. She is available to help you and answer all your questions about your new or pre-owned Subaru! Cathy brings years of experience and a friendly attitude to Competition Subaru family.

** SUBARU OUTBACK OWNER **


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Chris Deperte
Salesperson
888-604-0343


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Erik Tops
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4004


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Greg Giordano
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4038

Greg has been with Competition family for almost 1 year but has extensive Subaru brand knowledge and experience prior to joining us with over 10 years in industry. 

** SUBARU LEGACY OWNER **

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Jeff Barkan
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4005

Jeff came to us from Thomas Subaru in Port Jefferson Station. His knowledge of the Subaru product, combined with years of experience in a managerial position, make Jeff an excellent addition to our Subaru team.

Visit us here at Competition Subaru of Smithtown, and see what all the buzz is about! Competition Subaru is proud to feature the highest-quality personnel, from management to sales, service to parts, our Smithtown Subaru repair facility and Subaru sales for Suffolk County and Long Island, will exceed your expectations! Call Competition Subaru at 888-604-0343.

** SUBARU LEGACY OWNER ** 


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Joe Giampietro
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4003

Joe has been with Competition Subaru of Smithtown for over 5 years. He has extensive knowledge not only about the automotive industry but about the Subaru brand itself. Prior to joining our team, he worked for many years in a position for Subaru of America headquarters. In addition to being one of our seasoned sales professionals, Joe handles many facets within the sales team including overseeing the inventory. 

** SUBARU FORESTER OWNER ** 


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Lisa Cain- Fluent in Italian
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4061

Lisa has been with Competition Subaru in the Sales & Leasing Consultant role for a little over a year now and with the Competition Auto group for over 5 years. Prior to joining the Subaru salesforce she worked in our Competition Infiniti Service department as a Client Care Specialist. Lisa has a total of 10 years automotive experience including auto body and insurance areas. Outside of her role at Subaru is a dedicated Mom to 4 daughters and 3 grandchildren. Her hobbies include; cooking and community outreach. Employee Referral Affiliates: Police Department, Teachers, Nursing




** SUBARU FORESTER OWNER **

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Mike Dougherty
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4064



** SUBARU LEGACY OWNER ** 

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Regina Medina
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4062



** SUBARU ASCENT OWNER ** 

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Robert Tutino
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4076




** SUBARU OUTBACK OWNER **

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Rodney McCabe
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4014

Rodney has over 30 years of experience in the Automotive Industry which has made him quite an invaluable asset to Competition Subaru team over the past 2 years! Rodney is here to help you find that perfect vehicle whether you are looking to lease or finance. His outside interests include; an enormous passion for culinary arts, riding motorcycles and his 5 grandchildren. 


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Sean Miller
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4025

Sean is one of  our newest additions to the Subaru Sales team - here with us just about 6 months. His career prior to joining our team includes 27 years in Finance as a finance advisor & entruprentual ventures including an automotive detailing business. Outside of work - Sean is an improv comedian, a loving husband & father to 2 teenage boys and enjoys playing golf. 


** SUBARU ASCENT OWNER **

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Tim Mccrum
Sales and Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4030

Tim's years of experience in helping people find the perfect vehicle for themselves and their families will come in handy when shopping for your next Subaru!

** SUBARU OUTBACK OWNER **


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Vincent Direnzo
Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-604-0343 x4002

Vinny has been with Competition Subaru of Smithtown for over 10 years, and will help us ensure that you find the perfect Subaru vehicle. His extensive experience in automotive sales, as well as knowledge of client service, is a huge asset to the Competition Subaru family.

** 4TH GENERATION SUBARU LEGACY OWNER **


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Gary Reis
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
888-604-0343 x4020

Gary has years of experience in the automotive industry that he now brings to Competition Subaru of Smithtown. His passion for his job is evident through his work ethic. Come in and let Gary help you find the perfect pre-owned Subaru, or other brand of vehicle. Competition Subaru has a vast multi-faceted inventory with over 100 vehicles in stock including many other brands such as  Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Hyundai, BMW, and more.


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Jay Liardi
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
888-604-0343 x4065

Jay is a true seasoned professional - his career in automotive industry began in 1973 at a family owned dodge dealership. Since he has accrued over 38 years of experience in various sales and management roles - the last 2 of those years here with Competition Subaru in our pre-owned sales department. Jay was drawn to the quality ownership & reputation of the Competition Auto Group and is looking forward to the future with this GREAT organization. His outside interests include: family, boating, fishing, and having a catch with his kids. 


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John O'Donnell
Pre-owned Sales Consultant
888-604-0343 x4078

John is one of  our newer additions to the Subaru pre-owned Sales team - here with us just about 6 months. He comes to us with 9 years experience within the automotive industry as a sales professional. Like many of his colleagues John was drawn to the quality ownership & reputation of the Competition Auto Group. A huge animal activist and pet lover - outside of work you will find John skiing or riding his bicycle. John's warm smile &  friendly demeanor will brighten your day! 

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Kirk Anderson
Pre-owned Sales Consultant
888-604-0343 x4029

Kirk is one of  our newest additions to the Subaru pre-owned Sales team - here with us just about 6 months. He comes to us with 7 years experience within the automotive industry as a sales professional. Prior to that Kirk had an extensive 28 year career in management within the LTL trucking industry. Outside of Subaru you will find Kirk doing landscaping, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general handyman work around his home. 

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Matt Christie
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
888-604-0343 x4077


Matt comes to Competition Subaru with an extensive background in the automotive business. Quality and your satisfaction are what matters most here at Competition Subaru. With over 30 years of experience, Matt is here for your every need!

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Service

Vince Sclafani
Service Manager
888-816-1435 x4012


Vince's years of automotive experience benefit our clients. Stop in next time you are here and meet our Service Manager, Vince Sclafani.


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Chris Barcelo
Service Advisor
888-816-1435 x4037

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Dennis Alebrande
Service Advisor
888-816-1435


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Patricia Braun
Service Advisor


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Nash Harripersad
Service Advisor

Nash is one of our service advisors and will ensure your complete satisfaction when servicing your vehicle at Competition Subaru of Smithtown!

** SUBARU WRX OWNER **


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Joyce Calderone
Express Service Advisor



** SUBARU ASCENT OWNER **

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Kaitlyn Curti
Service Receptionist


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Krysta Maiorino
Service Receptionist
888-816-1435


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Jose Hernandez -Fluent in Spanish
Automotive Detail Expert
631-361-4500

Jose is one of our service staff, he will be sure your vehicle is treated with tender loving care, here at Competition Subaru of Smithtown.


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Parts

Eric Edberg
Parts Manager
631-361-4500


Eric has been with the Competition Automotive Group since 1982. He is a veteran of the automotive industry with a comprehensive understanding of the business, particularly the parts and accessories division. Eric's experience and willingness to ensure our clients are completely satisfied with their experience here makes him a valuable asset to Competition Subaru of Smithtown.


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Don Nelson
Assistant Parts Manager
631-361-4500

Don will help ensure you have the right parts and accessories for your Subaru! Whether it's Subaru performance parts or Subaru oil for a do-it-yourself oil change, Don will assist!

Competition Subaru is proud to feature the highest-quality personnel, from management to sales, service to parts, our Smithtown Subaru repair facility and Subaru sales for Suffolk County and Long Island, will exceed your expectations! Call Competition Subaru at 631-361-4500.


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Anthony Amelia
Parts Representative


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Finance

Howard Plotkin
Business Manager
888-604-0343 x4008


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Justin Stein
Finance Manager
888-604-0343 x4028


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Russ Williamson
Finance Manager
888-604-0343


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Dan Archer
Business Manager
888-604-0343 x4063

Dan is one of our business managers. Whether it's finance, insurance or making sure your new or Pre-Owned Subaru is ready for delivery, dan is the guy who's behind the scenes, coordinating all of the moving pieces to ensure your purchase or lease process is a seamless transition!


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Office

Emily Zambrotta
Billing & Accounting
631-361-4500



** SUBARU CROSSTREK OWNER **

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Casey Menges
Billing and Accounting
888-604-0343 x4024

Casey works in our Billing department to make certain that all of your paperwork is processed correctly and in a timely manor. She has been with Competition for over 5 years and is a valued member of our family. Her interests include a passion for photography and horses!!!

** SUBARU CROSSTREK OWNER **


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Patrick Nolan
Sales Biller
888-604-0343 x4074


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Management

Melissa Kendall
Business Development Manager
631-361-4519


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David Toomey
General Manager
888-604-0343 x4006

David has over 10 years of experience in the automotive industry. His philosophy is simple: "Treat our clients like our extended family". David has been a great addition to Competition Subaru of Smithtown, and is looking forward to growing our Competition Automotive family.


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Chris Pompeo
General Sales Manager
888-604-0343 x4007




** SUBARU ASCENT OWNER ** 

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Reggie Watkins
Sales Manager
888-604-0343 x4013

As one of the Sales Managers here at Competition Subaru, Reggie is here to ensure your experience with us is a great one. He has been with the group for 2 years now and has over 20 years of  management & finance experience in the automotive industry. His desire is to ensure our clients are completely satisfied with their experience here at Competition Subaru of Smithtown. His outside interests include one thing and one thing only: Sports. 

** SUBARU ASCENT OWNER ** 

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Nino Tiburzi- Fluent in Spanish & Italian
Sales Manager
888-604-0343




** SUBARU ASCENT & IMPREZA OWNER **

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John Clemente- Fluent in Spanish
Pre-Owned Sales Manager
888-604-0343 x4021



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Nancy Buzzetta
Vice President
631-361-4500

Nancy J. Buzzetta is a Vice President the Competition Automotive Group, which she owns in partnership with her father, and 2 brothers. Competition Subaru of Smithtown is the latest addition to the group, and Nancy would like to invite you to visit our new Subaru showroom, at 601 Middle Country Road in St. James.

Nancy believes that the firm's consistent growth is a result of our commitment to providing outstanding service to our clients. "We are fortunate to have grown almost every year, thanks to both our excellent staff and the loyalty of our valued customers, many of whom have been buying cars here since the 70s."

Nancy understands that the customer is her "boss," and is always willing to lend an ear to any customer or staff member who needs help.

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Business Development Team

Jessica Scholl
Sales Administrator
631-361-4500


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Corinne Johnsen
Appointment Coordinator
631-361-4527


Corinne is a Sales Appointment Coordinator within our Internet Sales Team. She is an integral part of Competition Subaru's operation, to ensure you receive the highest level of service possible.

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Markellah Thomas
Appointment Coordinator
631-361-4526


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Kelley Siefert
Appointment Coordinator
631-361-4535


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Jackie Scurry
Receptionist
888-604-0343

Jackie is our receptionist, she will likely be the first person you see  when you visit us here at Competition Subaru of Smithtown, located in Saint James, NY.

We are happy to have Jackie as part of our Subaru Team, and a part of the Competition Automotive Group. Competition Subaru is proud to feature the highest-quality personnel, from management to sales, service to parts, our Smithtown Subaru repair facility and Subaru sales for Suffolk County and Long Island, will exceed your expectations!

** SUBARU OUTBACK OWNER **


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Lois Cantore
Receptionist
888-604-0343


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