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Staluppi Sr. President CEO of Atlantic Group

Mr. Staluppi founded in 1972 He has developed and executed an plan, which has created the provider of vehicles on Long Since its founding, Mr. Staluppi has the acquisition and disposition of numerous and has owned as many as 35 dealerships at one He is responsible for setting the strategic of the Company as well as over its execution.

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John has the company’s COO since 2006 he has overseen and grew the company 16 dealerships to twenty-one and counting. to 2006, John was the COO for Lexus Lexus Rockville Centre, Toyota, Atlantic Nissan, Hyundai and Atlantic Chevrolet

John was the General Manager 1996-2002 at Lexus of Massapequa and an integral role when the NY Giant opened their point in Rockville Centre in

He is a member of the Toyota Dealer Board since 2008 and an Lexus advisory board since 1998.

John is an philanthropist and has been a major for the Make A Wish Foundation for the 5 years, as well as a member of the Coalition for kids since

9bd8ceb800f54471804dba8908ae3099 Michael Brown

Atlantic Auto Group Michael Brown grew up in the car washing cars, running for his father’s Jaguar-Porsche dealership in on weekends vacations from After attending Huntington School, he graduated from University with Bachelor’s and degrees in business. He lettered in for four years for BU’s 1AA Football team and played a of years as a professional in the Arena League before returning to Island to run his dad’s Jaguar-Porsche Michael also is a graduate of the Auto Dealers Association Candidate Training Program.

1997 to 1999, Michael was the President of Sportique Jaguar-Porsche. Sportique was sold to the Marubeni of the largest Japanese trading in the world—he stayed on to run those for two more years. The Jaguar awarded Michael an open point in Southampton, NY which number-one in national customer in 2001. Also during time, his Jaguar stores won the of Jaguar and Porsche of Huntington won Premier Dealer awards, for two consecutive years.

In 2001, Brown went to work for Penske and the Penske Automotive in Fairfield, CT.  He was named the Vice President after he to oversee the  Inskip Mall in Rhode Island, day-to-day operations for the 10-franchise auto mall. Inskip included BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Infiniti, Volvo, Audi, Bentley, Acura and Nissan. annual revenue exceeded million during Michael’s there and, he also Inskip’s $75 million renovation that included new facilities for all of the brands. During his tenure at Michael and his stores were the of multiple accolades and factory including the BMW Circle of Excellence consecutive years), Porsche Dealer, and Audi Magna

Michael Brown returned to Island and started with the Auto Group/New York Giant in April 2007 as President of Operations, and has since numerous successful systems and to all aspects of Atlantic’s  daily Despite his busy meeting and schedule and his responsibilities as a partner in the Auto Group, Michael is and loved among Atlantic’s employees for his open-door policy—always and easily approachable—and for his down-to-earth He served on the Huntington Hospital of Trustees and its Audit and Compliance for seven years and has been by such organizations as Big Brothers and the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s operation, and many similar causes. Michael lives his wife and three daughters in home in the Town of Huntington.  In to the time he spends supporting activities, he still is very involved with sports, martial arts.

016f02ae969c453581958f5c1c484613 Thomas Lederer Information Officer

Tom Lederer to the Atlantic Auto Group in 2013 after more a decade with the Long Auto Group. LIAG has Rover, Jaguar, Volvo, and Honda stores in Nassau and Counties. As Chief Information for LIAG, Tom oversaw IT and DMS processes, and compliance, digital marketing, and development.

Before coming to Tom had been Vice President of Jaguar Porsche where he had for Michael Brown and his father Brown. Tom’s responsibilities at ranged from construction to producing television commercials to fixed operations. He was also in Sportique’s acquisition of the Porsche and was active in promoting racing and sport activities. Tom worked in pit in IMSA and SCCA racing He was also race director for the Five-Mile Foot Race in the 1980’s, and more recently with the Huntington Townwide to perpetuate its Thanksgiving foot

Tom holds an undergraduate degree in and a master’s degree in theology. He attended Northwood University he studied automotive financial He worked as a correspondent for the New York and received a Long Island Club award for an article he about auto racing Tony Cicale.

Trained in counseling, Tom is a member of the American Association and the Society for Human Management. He has served on the Huntington Board of Trustees since and is chairman of the HH Audit and Compliance He also serves on the North LIJ Community Health Committee and was the chairman of the Dolan Family Center Advisory Board.

As CIO, Tom oversees human and is involved with various IT and planning projects. But similar to his job at Sportique and LIAG, Tom is willing to on whatever is necessary to benefit the and its employees.

8a89e13a6d354203a1dc2325c6c1fbb3 Jeff Atlantic Auto GroupTraining

Jeff holds 29 years of in the automotive industry, 19 of which he has with the Atlantic Auto Jeff has held multiple within the company starting out as a with Lexus. At that he was the # 1 salesperson and is Master Lexus Jeff was promoted to sales and has also been a finance and finance director for our group. He has with Lexus of Massapequa, of Rockville Centre and Westbury

Jeff is NADA certified and has the country to master state of the art techniques offered by some of the best speakers like Joe and Zig Ziegler to name a few. He has what he has learned and created and an innovative and engaging sales program like no other in industry.

e87e07818155454dbe2806fa99d3b741 Toni Fardette Atalntic Auto Director of Business Develpoment

receiving a B.S. in political from Hunter College in New City, Toni Anne to remain in the automotive industry. She as a receptionist twelve years ago the Bay Ridge Automotive Management Within 3 months, she was offered a time position in their development department and shortly was offered a position to manage the development and internet departments for Bay Toyota.

Toni Anne with the Toyota franchise and to work for our group six years ago at of Huntington where she received customer relations awards and from Toyota Motor and ran one of our group’s most successful development departments.

In February of she was offered the director position Atlantic Auto group and in short time has since group wide production in area tremendously.

2e59b1e44bca4f77be79d6c4e67c0568 Alessi Atlantic Honda Manager

Rick Alessi has a part of the Staluppi Organization for 29 He has worked with each throughout that time, to accept the General Manager at Lexus of Rockville Centre in He is currently the General Manager at Honda.

In always helping to our organization, Rick has been the Manager at one of Hyundai stores, as His goal has always been to customers with the purchase and of their vehicles while aiming to achieve 100% Satisfaction, and also promoting work through his work and willingness to always assist any and all within the Atlantic Auto

Additionally, his efforts made Honda the #1 Honda dealer in the in October 2010, and the store has awarded the Council of Excellence one of Honda’s most prestigious three years in a row.

Leonard Cafarelli Lexus of General Manager

Lenny has working with the Toyota for over 28 years.Leonard Cafarelli, GM of Toyota Scion His first 10 were spent on the corporate working directly for Toyota Services (TFS). The last 18 in Toyota dealerships as a General Lenny attributes his unique background as the reason he places so emphasis on the customer experience. Corporate obsesses with dealerships in improving the customer’s experience. When I moved that training into the of General Manager working with Toyota’s valued it was natural for me to continue this Do whatever it takes to make a happy. This includes such as spa treatments while you your vehicle or tasty while you shop.

was asked to join our Lexus of team to help prep for our new coming soon.

8b2fa5bd2bef4dc8a82c04516cc4a70d Lee Huntington Toyota General

7314d989108644469d86d6484a31a933 Chris Assmar Shore Hyundai General

Chris Assmar got his first of auto dealership life as an cleaning cars and sweeping at his father’s Volkswagen store in When his father moved to become a partner with a car dealer, the younger Assmar a career commitment to it. Since his Chris has worked as a switchboard porter, pre-delivery inspection greeter, salesman, sales and now as South Shore Hyundai’s Manager.

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Troy Calabrese Lynbrook General Manager

Troy is a native Long Islander like many kids who up here, he enjoyed the outdoors, lots of baseball in particular. it came time for college, got his associates degree from at Farmingdale, then went on to get his degree from SUNY

The car business was a constant in Troy’s from the time he was 13 years old he got his first automotive job as a polisher Massapequa Nissan.  While to college Troy still to work a full-time schedule as a inspector, moving on to a position in the department.

From fixed Troy moved into a role, first as a customer sales representative, then toward his role as a used car Used cars were passion and he went on to oversee the car departments for a number of Atlantic Group stores as a centralized car manager. He trained many of the current used car managers, numerous sales volume along the way.

Troy is as the Problem Solver and his deep experience, his energy and drive earned him a variety of general positions within the Atlantic Group. He finds solutions to in stores that are underperforming over the years, has grown with the rest of the auto adapting to the new technology and finding new and strategies to apply to challenging

During his many years the Atlantic Auto Group, has developed a huge customer Long Island car buyers who his judgment and rely on him to help with their driving

You can become one of Troy’s many by seeking him out at Lynbrook Infiniti.

Ronnie DeTommaso General Atlantic Cadillac and Chevrolet of

Ronnie’s start in the automobile began as an Automotive and Diesel He then moved into the end of the industry as a sales trainee at Toyota in 1995. He then to Floor manager and Sales He moved to Queens Nissan as Sales manager in 1998 and into the General Manager in 1999. In 2002, he made the to Suffolk County as a used car at Atlantic Chevrolet and Cadillac. In a short period of time, his ethic was second to none, and he was to General Manager in the latter of 2002 and has been with Chevrolet Cadillac ever

The Team at Atlantic Chevrolet is a leader in Sales and Service as well as Customer Satisfaction. Chevrolet Cadillac is also the recipient of the prestigious General Dealer of the Year award for and The Mark of Excellence awards 2007 to present respectfully.

89d2c872346a4a7bb51575ec6009b74b Keith Drago Manager Lesucs of Rockville

Keith is a graduate of the National Dealers Association Dealer and has 14 years automotive high experience.

From 1998-2000, he was with Sportique Motors as a Consultant and Internet Manager for Jaguar Porsche franchises.

2000-2008, Keith was employed Penske Automotive Group and moved up the ladder as he held the and responsibilities of Internet Manager for Mercedes, VW, and Porsche, Finance at Mercedes Benz of Fairfield, Manager at Inskip BMW, and Manager at Inskip Infiniti he achieved an Infiniti Dealer Keith then accepted the Manager position at Inskip BMW and where he also achieved the BMW of Excellence award.

Keith has employed with the Atlantic Group since 2008 as the Manager of Lexus of Rockville During Keith’s time Lexus of Rockville Centre has recognition of Lexus Elite for 4 Consecutive Years, and has also on the Lexus Top 10 Volume Dealer

aebb9fc3a37443c1874b104ad873fe8d Justin Haynes Lynbrook General Manager

12 in the automotive business, Justin in 1999 as an intern for the Penske Group at the age of 18. After graduating Georgetown University, he was a sales in 2003 for Inskip Infiniti in Island. From then to he moved up from sales to manager to finance manager to manager. In July 2007, was offered the opportunity to be the pre-owned for Lexus of Rockville Centre. He was promoted to General Manager of Audi in September 2009.

then the team that was put has become the Tri State Areas Google 5 Star rated 2 Magna award winning retailer.

When the NY Auto bought Anchor Audi and it Audi Lynbrook in 2013, was asked to head up the new Audi there.

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Peter has 23 years experience in the industry. Peter joined us the Penske Automotive Group in of 2010 as our Director of Fixed and was initially offered the general position at Millennium Honda a year ago. While in of taking that store to the level, he was transferred to help do the at Atlantic Toyota, where he has since.

In that short he has already taken this to the next level. Peter’s revolves around being a advocate of the customer.

145969037a214ba2947da547e72f82ac Montalvo Atalntic Nissan Manager

Jason has been in the industry for eleven years. As one of our General Managers, Jason as a salesperson and was promoted to finance within fourteen months. thereafter he was again promoted to manager at Westbury Nissan, and general manager at Atlantic where he has been for the last six In early 2012, Jason the Millennium Hyundai general and in 2013 has become the General for South Shore Hyundai. is amongst our top five tenured Manager’s.

During Jason’s Atlantic Nissan was the #1 Nissan in the country in August, September and of 2009, and since has been the # 2 store in the country year to

92806bb98f5943c5a35a5f7b840343f9 Michael Rizzuto Toyota General Manager

was a manager in the Staluppi Auto since November 1995. He has the position of general manager for the ten years, three at Atlantic and the past seven at Millennium During his time at Atlantic it was the Number one volume store in the Region all three years and the three volume Nissan in the country.

At Millennium Toyota-Scion we been the number 1 volume in New York all of his seven years and won two of Toyota’s most prestigious Toyota President’s Award and of Governors Award multiple

Michael’s main focus is high volume sales at the level of customer treatment and with emphasis on training and the most professional associates in the industry.

3b7ff057dd74435faa4eeef3df40b382 Anthony Advantage Toyota General

Anthony is a graduate of Mercy with a degree in Business

Anthony brings 30 years of experience as a Finance Manager, Manager, and General Manager. His has led him to remain with the Atlantic Group for 24 years.

Anthony’s philosophy that he attributes to his Treat each customer as we a guest in our home.

1437b075721540969d6cbdbc879919b7 Toomey Atlantic Hyundai Manager

Dan has been in the Automotive for 20 years. His career began as a trainee in the Oldsmobile showroom at the Group Automall, West NY. Progressing to a fully fledged he rapidly moved to being one of the top From there he was move to the Nissan showroom as a sales

In 1998 Dan was promoted to the position of Sales Manager of Atlantic at the Automall. Shortly thereafter Dan the General Manager of Atlantic In the last twelve (12) under Dan’s leadership Hyundai has 8 times been the # 1 Hyundai Dealer in the Nation. The 4 of those 12 years Atlantic placed 2nd in the Nation.

In 2010 Hyundai set the record for the highest of new Hyundai units sold by any 5628.

By the end of November 2011, still one more month to go, Hyundai shattered their having sold 6023

b9094c3256c341298417c203862a5780 Dan Toomey Jr. Advantage GeneralManager

Dan has been employed Atlantic Auto Group the age of sixteen. After learning the at the Atlantic Auto Mall, he four years at SUNY earning a bachelor degree in He has since worked for the organization as a manager, used car manager, and new car manager. Dan has been at Advantage since 2008, and has since the store from 117th to 6th nationally in sales.

He prides on a running a dealership that not focuses on customer satisfaction, but employee morale. Advantage relies heavily on referrals and from the local community, and Dan Jr. afraid to think outside the box to our guests happy.

3b1e1120992848589d14e78964376921 Behlen Mid-Island Hyundai Manager

0ffe344a1e5446e5b9c282a13ed93552 Ravel Mejia Hodna General Manager

E. Mejia has been in the car business for 11 He began his career as a sales at Millennium Toyota in Hempstead.  A while after joining the team, Ravel excelled as one of the top in the dealership.  His work ethic and made him stand out as a prospect for a manager position that was to become available.  Eight after selling his first car as a consultant, he was promoted to a sales As part of the sales management the dealership went on to sell 500 new and 150 pre owned.  A year later he was to Atlantic Honda as the General Manager, a position that is second to the general manager, and supervising the entire sales including all sales managers the GM direction.   After eight of hard work, it became that he was capable and was given an to head Millennium Honda as the Manager.  His first month at Honda the dealership broke its own 20 record selling 457 new and pre-owned He and his sales team worked to build a dealership that itself in being one of the friendliest in Nassau County.   The sales and team take an fun loving to selling cars.  Soon his arrival at Millennium Honda, the experienced an unprecedented growth in Ravel understands that the is the most important part of the and runs his dealership accordingly.

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648ad90890f34506a4afddde23b5d8a0 Percy Urrutia Hyundai General Manager

Urrutia is a 15 year veteran in the industry. He got his start in 1998 Koppel Nissan where he was the top within the first month on the After claiming that for 6 consecutive months, Percy was to financial department of the dealership. reaching the limit and accomplishing 3 with Koppel, Percy a Director of Finance position Queens Nissan. He then to the Staluppi organization as a Finance before being offered the Sales Manager position Atlantic Hyundai. During his there the store never below either #1 or #2 Hyundai in the country.  Mr. Urrutia has now been to General Manager of Millennium and is excited to take the store to the level.

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