Meet Our Team

Sales

  • Peter Langlois

    Peter Langlois

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6421
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    Peter Langlois

    Peter Langlois

    Sales Consultant

    Peter is an avid car enthusiast who has turned his lifelong passion for cars into a successful automotive career spanning over 20 years. He has worked for Mercedes Benz of Smithtown for 11 years.

    As a Sales & Leasing Consultant, he is responsible for providing his clients with an exceptional purchase experience and a strong focus on building long term relationships. Peter is an AMG® Performance Specialist who works hard to utilize his expertise in vehicle customization to match his client’s detailed requests.

    When he isn’t working, you’ll find Peter spending time with his wife Ashley and daughter Peyton. He enjoys cooking, traveling, golf  and formula one racing.

  • Nick Malena

    Nick Malena

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6443
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    Nick Malena

    Nick Malena

    Sales Consultant

  • Fritz Jean

    Fritz Jean

    Sales Consultant- Fluent in French and Creole

    (631) 366-6482
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    Fritz Jean

    Fritz Jean

    Sales Consultant- Fluent in French and Creole

  • Valentine Horvath

    Valentine Horvath

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6410
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    Valentine Horvath

    Valentine Horvath

    Sales Consultant

  • Chris  Walker

    Chris Walker

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6417
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    Chris  Walker

    Chris Walker

    Sales Consultant

    Chris Walker is a Sales Consultant for Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter brands. He prides himself on making his client’s satisfaction his number one priority, whether it is a vehicle for their family or for their business. Chris has been in the Automotive industry for 10 years and has been with the Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown family for the last year.

    He is extremely grateful to be working with the finest automobiles in the industry and is truly passionate about his career. Chris believes that the family feel to our dealership and employees contributes to the truly special experience our guests receive while interacting with Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown,

    When he is not at work, Chris enjoys golfing and spending time with his two nieces.
  • William Reinhart

    William Reinhart

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6422
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    William Reinhart

    William Reinhart

    Sales Consultant

    Bill Reinhart is a Sales Consultant for the Mercedes Benz and Sprinter brands of personal and commercial vehicles. Working closely with executives, families, and company owners to provision and deliver the world’s most intelligent and exciting driving experience.  His energy, experience, and appreciation for technology distill into the perfect blend of information and expertise across the entire product line.

    As a recognized sales champion and Mercedes-Benz enthusiast, Bill has years of experience in and around the Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown operation. His passion for the Mercedes-Benz Brand is deeply rooted having owned, serviced and driven performance vehicles. Today he is #DriventoDelight, connecting with new, existing and future Mercedes-Benz owners.

    His favorite Mercedes-Benz is the E-Class, specifically the 2020 E 450 which in his humble opinion is the most outstanding combination of elegance, technology and performance on the road today.

  • Leonard  Vilsaint

    Leonard Vilsaint

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6420
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    Leonard  Vilsaint

    Leonard Vilsaint

    Sales Consultant

  • Ann McGlinchey

    Ann McGlinchey

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6467
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    Ann McGlinchey

    Ann McGlinchey

    Sales Consultant

    Ann McGlinchey focuses on delivering a delightful experience for her customers. As a Sales Consultant for the Mercedes -Benz and Sprinter brands of personal and commercial vehicles, she works closely with clients to find the perfect vehicle for their needs. An avid fan of the Mercedes-Benz driving experience, Ann loves to see the pure joy exhibited when clients pick up their new vehicles. Ann’s favorite model is the S 450 Sedan because it epitomizes the ultimate in luxury, comfort and technology.

    Ann joined Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown following a successful career as a sales and marketing executive in the retail and technology industries. Ann holds a Master’s Degree from New York Institute of Technology and serves on the board of the LIPHA.

    When not working, Ann enjoys traveling and supporting her daughter’s equestrian activities.

  • Kevin  Breitkopf

    Kevin Breitkopf

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6477
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    Kevin  Breitkopf

    Kevin Breitkopf

    Sales Consultant

  • George  Kanes

    George Kanes

    Sales Consultant

    (631) 366-6468
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    George  Kanes

    George Kanes

    Sales Consultant

    George, one of our wonderful Sales & Leasing Consultants, began his career in the automotive industry back in 1992 & has been working for Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown since March 2020. He grew up in Flushing, Queens, & is a first-generation Greek American. As much as he fought it as a kid, he is fluent in Greek.

    When he’s not at work, George loves spending time with his loving family. He & his wife have the privilege of raising three amazing children – their one daughter & two sons. They also share six rescue pets – two dogs & four cats, whom of which they absolutely adore. George also loves golf, skiing, tending to his lawn & garden, & grilling steaks for his family on special occasions.

    George’s favorite thing about his job is interacting with clients & finding common interests to talk about – especially if it involves family & food!

    His favorite Mercedes-Benz is the late 80s 560 SL in red. What a beaut!

     

  • Joe  Carrera

    Joe Carrera

    Sales Consultant

    631 366-6464
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    Joe  Carrera

    Joe Carrera

    Sales Consultant

  • Ken  McAleese

    Ken McAleese

    Sales Consultant

    (631)-366-6425
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    Ken  McAleese

    Ken McAleese

    Sales Consultant

    Ken McAleese is a Sales and Leasing Consultant for Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter for both personal and commercial vehicles. Ken is proud to be representing Mercedes-Benz and delivers a “Best or Nothing” experience for every client.

    Before joining the Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown team, Ken worked as the Manager of Educational Programs for Steinway & Sons pianos in Astoria, NY, and traveled across the US & Canada to host educational seminars for piano teachers and students. Mercedes-Benz and Steinway & Sons share a unique history- the first Mercedes vehicles were actually manufactured at the Steinway Factory in New York! Ken has also worked for another Mercedes-Benz dealership in Florida and is excited to be back representing these incredible vehicles. Education is the corner of his sales philosophy, and he believes the most effective way to assist his clients is to know everything he can about every vehicle he represents, from A to AMG®!

    Ken is a trained classical musician with a degree in Music Education and Piano from the State University of New York at Fredonia and has completed graduate work at both Stony Brook University and New York University. As an educator and musician, Ken strives to provide a creative solution to every problem and to understand the wants and needs of every client. When he’s not in the dealership, Ken enjoys dragging his partner and brothers around Long Island and NYC in search of the best cup of coffee.

  • Saeed  Saatchi

    Saeed Saatchi

    Sales Consultant

    (631)-366-6463
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    Saeed  Saatchi

    Saeed Saatchi

    Sales Consultant

    Originally from Shirley, Saeed joins the MB of Smithtown family as a Sales and Leasing Consultant, excited to put his 6 years of automotive industry experience to great use. He absolutely loves working for the best and most beautiful brand in the world. When Saeed isn’t at work, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, his beloved German Shepherd, and practicing karate.

    His all-time favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is a 1969 280 SL. (Great choice!)

    Saeed is here to help you with any questions you  may have and help you get into the vehicle of your dreams!

  • Hakeem  Bokhari

    Hakeem Bokhari

    Sales Consultant

    631-366-6483
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    Hakeem  Bokhari

    Hakeem Bokhari

    Sales Consultant

    Hakeem, a Long Island native, has been in the automotive business since 2017 and is thrilled to use his expertise at Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown as one of our beloved Sales and Leasing Consultants. Hakeem’s favorite part about his job is seeing the reactions on his client’s faces when getting them into the vehicle of their dreams. When he isn’t at work, Hakeem enjoys fitness and bodybuilding, listening to music, (especially The Weeknd), curating playlists, collecting vinyl, and spending time with his family (his mother, father, and two sisters) and his Shih Tzu, Gizmo.

    When asked his favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle, Hakeem explained it was the AMG® GT Coupe, without a doubt. 

    Hakeem looks forward to meeting you all and providing you with the utmost excellence in customer service!
  • Jenna  Monsegur

    Jenna Monsegur

    Sales Assistant

    (631) 366-6424
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    Jenna  Monsegur

    Jenna Monsegur

    Sales Assistant

    Jenna, one of our exceptional Sales & Leasing Consultants, has been in the automotive industry since 2018 & working solely for the Mercedes-Benz brand since 2020. A Long Island native, she grew up in Shirley & graduated from the Stony Brook University School of Business.

    Jenna’s favorite thing about her job is helping people find the car they want & seeing the excitement on her customers’ faces once they take home the vehicle of their dreams. When asked about her favorite Mercedes-Benz, Jenna said the CLA! She absolutely loves the body styling & everything it has to offer.

    When Jenna isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her three dogs who she adores.
    She looks forward to assisting you with the purchase of your dream vehicle!
  • Sophia  DiBlanda

    Sophia DiBlanda

    Sales Assistant

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    Sophia  DiBlanda

    Sophia DiBlanda

    Sales Assistant

    Sophia DiBlanda is a Sales Coordinator for Mercedes Benz of Smithtown. Sophia made the decision to join our team in October of 2019 after researching the store, company and brand. Sophia’s favorite thing about being with Mercedes Benz is working in a place that continually demands excellence, while allowing a positive work environment.

     

    As a motivated individual, her number one priority is delivering exceptional customer care. She is dedicated to making her customers feel comfortable and confident in the purchase of their luxury vehicle. She says “Our clients receive the utmost care, satisfaction and knowledge, and that is our main focus.” She believes that this is what distinguishes their store from competitors.

     

    In her spare time, Sophia enjoys playing music. She plays the guitar, the piano, and the drums.

Customer Care

  • Janet Montalbano

    Janet Montalbano

    Showroom Concierge

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    Janet Montalbano

    Janet Montalbano

    Showroom Concierge

  • Isabel  Sticht

    Isabel Sticht

    Evening Receptionist

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    Isabel  Sticht

    Isabel Sticht

    Evening Receptionist

  • Margaret  Ortiz- Fluent in Spanish

    Margaret Ortiz- Fluent in Spanish

    Dealer Trades

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    Margaret  Ortiz- Fluent in Spanish

    Margaret Ortiz- Fluent in Spanish

    Dealer Trades

  • Alexis  Robbins

    Alexis Robbins

    Sales Receptionist

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    Alexis  Robbins

    Alexis Robbins

    Sales Receptionist

  • Jesse  Riehm

    Jesse Riehm

    Showroom and Lot Attendant

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    Jesse  Riehm

    Jesse Riehm

    Showroom and Lot Attendant

  • Joe  Vitale

    Joe Vitale

    Showroom and Lot Attendant

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    Joe  Vitale

    Joe Vitale

    Showroom and Lot Attendant

Service

  • Charlie  Erdman

    Charlie Erdman

    Shop Foreman

    Ext 1149
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    Charlie  Erdman

    Charlie Erdman

    Shop Foreman

  • Bill Mongiori

    Bill Mongiori

    Shop Foreman

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    Bill Mongiori

    Bill Mongiori

    Shop Foreman

  • Joe Baumgarten

    Joe Baumgarten

    Service Advisor

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    Joe Baumgarten

    Joe Baumgarten

    Service Advisor

  • Raymond Davino- Fluent in Italian

    Raymond Davino- Fluent in Italian

    Service Advisor

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    Raymond Davino- Fluent in Italian

    Raymond Davino- Fluent in Italian

    Service Advisor

    Ray, one of our exceptional Service Advisors, has been in the automotive industry since 1977 & with the Mercedes-Benz brand since 1981. He grew up in Manhattan, loves gardening, traveling, & spending time with his wife & dog.
    His favorite thing about his job is meeting & assisting clients of all different backgrounds.
    When asked his favorite vehicle, Ray said the S 65 AMG® .. for obvious reasons! Who doesn’t love the S 65 AMG®?!
    Ray looks forward to meeting you & assisting you during your next service visit!
  • Rob Picone

    Rob Picone

    Service Advisor

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    Rob Picone

    Rob Picone

    Service Advisor

  • Joe Romeo

    Joe Romeo

    Service Advisor

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    Joe Romeo

    Joe Romeo

    Service Advisor

  • Matt  McMahon

    Matt McMahon

    Service Advisor

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    Matt  McMahon

    Matt McMahon

    Service Advisor

  • Richard Werner

    Richard Werner

    Service Advisor/ Assistant Service Manager

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    Richard Werner

    Richard Werner

    Service Advisor/ Assistant Service Manager

    Rich holds two roles here at Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown – Assistant Service Manager & Service Advisor. His automotive career began in 1987 when he started as a Technician & after many years of hard work, was promoted to Shop Foreman, & continued to move onto Service Advisor to see the service world from another view, and finally grew into his current & newest position, Assistant Service Manager.

    Rich grew up in Holbrook, NY & now has 2 wonderful children & 1 beautiful granddaughter. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, skiing, and riding motorcycles.

    Rich has been with the Mercedes-Benz brand since 1998 & couldn’t love it more. His favorite thing about his position is being able to help people with their vehicles when they are in need. When asked his favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle, he said the AMG® GT right away!

    Rich is here if you have any questions & he looks forward to assisting you!

  • Debbie  Licastro

    Debbie Licastro

    Service Coordinator

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    Debbie  Licastro

    Debbie Licastro

    Service Coordinator

  • Rosanna Walsh

    Rosanna Walsh

    Service Administrator

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    Rosanna Walsh

    Rosanna Walsh

    Service Administrator

Finance

  • Robert Fong

    Robert Fong

    Business Manager

    (631) 366-6405
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    Robert Fong

    Robert Fong

    Business Manager

  • Adnan Baig

    Adnan Baig

    Business Manager

    (631) 366-6409
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    Adnan Baig

    Adnan Baig

    Business Manager

Management

  • Gary  Gentile

    Gary Gentile

    General Manager

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    Gary  Gentile

    Gary Gentile

    General Manager

  • Richard DeAngelo

    Richard DeAngelo

    General Sales Manager

    (631) 366-6416
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    Richard DeAngelo

    Richard DeAngelo

    General Sales Manager

    I combined my passion for selling & automobiles in 1999 which I began my career as an automotive salesperson at Toyota.  Since then I have held every position in an automotive sales department working for brands such as Toyota, BMW, Porsche and best of all Mercedes-Benz.  As a proud employee of the Competition Automotive Group, I get to work alongside the most talented employees and leaders in the automotive retail industry while serving our local customers with an unparalleled level of customer service.

     

    I grew up in Roslyn, NY and later attended The New York Institute of Technology where I earned my BS degree in Business Administration/Marketing.  When not in the office,  I enjoy time with my wife and 2 children.  Together we enjoy biking, martial arts and cooking old family recipes.  

     

    I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown.  Please visit soon to explore the Mercedes-Benz brand, manufacturer of  “The Best or Nothing”!

  • Steve Godden

    Steve Godden

    Sales Manager

    (631) 366-6419
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    Steve Godden

    Steve Godden

    Sales Manager

  • Trentino Manco

    Trentino Manco

    New Car Sales Manager- Fluent in Spanish and Italian

    (631) 366-6413
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    Trentino Manco

    Trentino Manco

    New Car Sales Manager- Fluent in Spanish and Italian

    Trentino Manco is Sales Manager for Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown.  As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Trentino manages sales for Mercedes-Benz  within the Competition Automotive Group.

    Trent is highly regarded for his ability to align strategic initiatives with daily operations wherein he delivers his personal approach to every opportunity.  His outstanding ability to encourage and mentor every level of sales professional has become his signature approach, and undoubtedly a very big part of the magic that brought us the DealerRater “2020 Mercedes-Benz Dealer of the Year” award.

    Fluent in three languages, his love for people and his family are more evident at home.  Along with his wonderful wife of 20 years, their first son is an accomplished boxer and aspiring environmental attorney.  Their youngest is an accomplished athlete, scouted for international soccer.

    Professional, sincere, open, and “willing to go above-and-beyond” in every engagement are just a few of the components that make up Trent’s secret sauce for success!

  • Brian Gohlsen

    Brian Gohlsen

    Sprinter Commercial Truck Manager

    (631) 366-6433
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    Brian Gohlsen

    Brian Gohlsen

    Sprinter Commercial Truck Manager

  • Andy Schleiffelder

    Andy Schleiffelder

    Service Manager

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    Andy Schleiffelder

    Andy Schleiffelder

    Service Manager

  • Wayne Locanthi

    Wayne Locanthi

    Parts Department Director

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    Wayne Locanthi

    Wayne Locanthi

    Parts Department Director

  • Kerri  Kohut

    Kerri Kohut

    Business Development Sales Manager

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    Kerri  Kohut

    Kerri Kohut

    Business Development Sales Manager

    Kerri, our Business Development Manager, grew up right here in Smithtown & absolutely loves working for a family-owned, locally-operated business like ours. Kerri been in the luxury automotive business since 2011 & has been with the Mercedes-Benz brand since 2019. Her favorite thing about her job is ensuring that our clients’ purchase process is as seamless as possible while working to exceed customers’ expectations by showing them what an easy & fun experience car buying can be!

    In Kerri’s spare time, she enjoys playing with her two dogs – Teddy, the Toy Poodle, & Knuckles, the English Bulldog.

    When asked her favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle, Kerri explained “The S-Class! The design is sleek, flawless, & the nicest vehicle in its class, for sure!”

    Kerri looks forward to assisting you & providing you with the utmost excellence in customer service.

Owner

  • Nancy  Buzzetta

    Nancy Buzzetta

    Vice President

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    Nancy  Buzzetta

    Nancy Buzzetta

    Vice President

    Nancy Buzzetta is a professional in the Automotive Retail field with over 20 years of experience in dealership management. She is managing partner and Vice President at the Competition Automotive Group based in Long Island, NY. Nancy has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Vermont, and also earned her CPA license in 1993.

    Nancy plays an active role in the daily operations of the group, which currently has 5 franchised dealerships featuring the brands of Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter Vans, BMW, Subaru and Infiniti. The company employs 530 people on Long Island. In addition, she is continually focused on the future direction and expansion of the group. Her areas of expertise and involvement in the company include accounting, legal and tax matters, marketing, facility development, client and team relations, and more.

    Her interests outside the dealership group center around her love for her family and friends, and also her compassion for animals, especially dogs and horses, and her interest in fitness, beauty, and wellness with a focus on anti-aging technology. She was involved in the fitness industry for over 15 years. She is an avid horse lover and equestrian, and owns a horse farm on Long Island. In addition to enjoying the company of her horses, she is a competitive rider, and along with her two daughters, can frequently be found competing at Nationally-recognized Horse Shows around the United States.

    In addition to her interest in helping animals, Nancy is involved with a number of other local organizations and is currently a member of the Three Village School District’s Industry Advisory Board, which was created to help bridge the gap between faculty, students, and the business world. The board is proud to present this year its 2nd Career fair for students at the Junior High and High School level. She is also delighted to announce that Competition Subaru is a very proud supporter of Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, raising $100,000 in funds for its Pediatric Oncology center, with the help of the Subaru Cares Foundation. Nancy has also recently bean active with the Celebrate St. James organization to help raise funds for necessary improvements to the St. James Lake Avenue Business District.


Here at Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown, we take great pride in our dedicated staff. We are here to assist you with your next new Mercedes-Benz, Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz, or Sprinter Van. Conveniently located at 630 Middle Country Road, St. James, NY, our Mercedes-Benz dealership near Centereach features a wide selection of inventory, a dedicated Mercedes-Benz Service Center, as well as a top-notch Mercedes-Benz Parts Department. We have been serving Mercedes-Benz drivers from all over Long Island for over 50 years, and always strive to provide only the best to all of our customers. Whether you are looking for your next Mercedes-Benz or Sprinter, due for your next service on your vehicle, or in the market for Mercedes-Benz Genuine Parts, look no further than Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown. Contact our staff today, or stop into our location and meet our friendly employees in person!