Staff at Mid Hudson Subaru


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  • Peter Maher
    Owner
    845-296-1152 x326

    In these days of faceless businesses and uncaring companies, we want you to know who we are and what we stand for. I am a husband, a father, a business man, and a Subaru fanatic. My sales staff are knowledgeable and interested in getting you into the right vehicle.

    As you read about Mid Hudson Subaru's staff, you will see that we have a very diverse group. My employees have come together for one common goal - to help you find, purchase, and service your next car. I am proud of everyone in the Mid Hudson Subaru family and we are here to help you. Let us know what you need.

    Personal relationships and excellent customer service are our top priority. Come in today!

    Peter spent some time in a Subaru rally car - check out the video here!

     

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  • Tom DeLuca
    GSM
    845-296-1152 x332

    Tom has been in the car business since 1985. That means he is dedicated to the business and the customer. In his downtime, he enjoys watching the Giants, spending time with his wife and son, and cooking on the grill (not necessarily in that order!)


     

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  • Kelly Careccia
    Internet Sales
    845-296-1152 x325

    Kelly is our Internet Sales Manager, who fell in love with her first Subaru when her children were young and she wanted the safest car with the best ride. Her Forester got her through Dutchess County winters with confidence! 

    Kelly understands that most people have busy lives these days and is eager to help you with any information you need to make your car shopping experience easier.

     

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  • Denzel Arzola
    Sales Consultant
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  • Bill Brinkerhoff
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x317

    Bill has been selling cars for over 15 years. He is a Dutchess County native and has lots of stories for his customers. When he is not at work he enjoys watching sports and spending time with his sons.


    What our customers say: 
    "We loved dealing with Bill! He was knowledgeable, funny and made buying our Subaru really enjoyable." - Nancy A., Poughkeepsie, NY

    "Bill Brinkerhoff was excellent to talk with. He was able to find me a car that I liked, color that I wanted and have the extras I wanted. He also made everything from paperwork to picking up the car a breeze. Most important, he made sure that I had a car before I had to go back to work. I was driving my new car in 2 days!" - Valerie M., Wallkill, NY

     

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  • Wayne Byington
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x 331

    Wayne has been selling Subarus for over 30 years. 


    What our customers say: 
    "We went to Mid Hudson Subaru last Saturday and were greeted by an attentive, friendly staff. My husband and I were interested in purchasing the Crosstrek and when we walked in we were introduced to the greatest salesman I've ever dealt with. A man, who, after one day of meeting him, became known as 'Uncle Wayne' to my husband and I. Wayne was knowledgeable, relatable and understanding. We made the deal to finance the car that day. We were very impressed with the Mid Hudson Subaru staff as a whole and especially impressed with our experience dealing with Wayne. I highly recommend them." - Connie L., East Bronx, NY

     

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  • Rick Davis
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x320

    Rick has been in the car industry for over 13 years. Prior to that he owned a tree service company and became familiar with the benefits of a Subaru. 


    When he is not skiing, riding his motorcycle, or working out, Rick is hanging with his 3 kids.

    Rick is a big advocate of Grace Smith House and was a big reason we were able to raise almost $75,000 for Grace Smith House during the Share the Love event. 

    What our customers say: 
    "Absolutely incredible first time new car buyer experience, and I owe it all to Rick Davis, not only a great help but incredibly informative while not hiding anything. He will definitely sell me my next car, and become a lifelong buddy. All the staff in general was very welcoming and easy going. I appreciate all the help! 5 stars!" - Kye L., Poughkeepsie, NY

     

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  • Bob Ferrara
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x337

    Bob's been selling cars for more than 20 years, and he's well-loved here at Mid Hudson Subaru. A Brooklyn native originally, he now lives in Lake Katrine, NY and enjoys spending time with his three children and five grandchildren in his time off.

    What our customers say: 
    "I was in shopping for a vehicle and sales associate Bob Ferrara was extremely helpful in helping me make the right decision. I would definitely send friends in to see Bob in the future!" - Roxanne R., Hopewell Junction, NY

     

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  • Lauren Lepse-Habig
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x334

    Lauren has been in the car business since 2014, and this is her first venture with Subaru. She loves helping her customers find what they are looking for - and spending time talking about everything else!


    Lauren is a diehard Giants, Yankees and Knicks fan. If she's not at work, you may catch her at a game or reading a book - she's a bookworm (recommend something!)

    She drives a jasmine green 2018 Forester and says: "I love the visibility, the sight lines, how high I sit. With all these windows, there are virtually no blind spots in this car!"

    What our customers say: 
    "I had another great experience with purchasing a certified pre-owned Subaru from Mid Hudson Subaru. Lauren was terrific with lining up the cars that I wanted to look at and was very patient with me as I deliberated. I love my (new to me!) 2017 Outback! Thank you Lauren!" - Valerie B., Poughkeepsie, NY

     

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  • Jim Santerello
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x314

    Jim has been in the car business for 25 years. When he's not busy selling cars, Jim sings with a doo wop group, Days Gone By. 


    A Brooklyn native, Jim starting singing doo wop at the tender age of 15. After a stint in the Navy, Jimmy started an oldies band with his brother. Years later he joined Days Gone By, lending his incredible tenor and lead voice to classics by The Skyliners, The Duprees, Johnny Maestro and more.

     

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  • Jose Sierra
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x340

    Jose is the King of Cars - just ask to see his license plate! He has been selling Subarus for more than 15 years and knows them inside and out.


    He is a dedicated Giants and Army fan, speaks fluent Spanish, and has a tiny dog. Make sure he shows you a picture.

    What our customers say: 
    "Very, very fine experience doing business with Mid Hudson Subaru. José Sierra took great care of us, got us very fair prices for our trade-ins and our new CPO Foresters. He is both personable and professional at the same time. I would recommend Mid Hudson Subaru and José Sierra unreservedly." - Richard C., Gardiner, NY

     

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  • Tricia Stoutenburg
    Sales Consultant
    845-296-1152 x321

    Tricia loves cars so much she decided to turn her passion into a job! She has been selling cars for more than 15 years, and drives a 2017 Subaru Forester, which she loves. In her downtime, she enjoys hunting and fishing with her husband and playing with her English Bulldog, Meatball.


    What our customers say: 
    "We had a wonderful experience purchasing our new car from Mid Hudson Subaru! Tricia was extremely knowledgeable and very helpful right down to dealing with our insurance company! We never felt pressured which made our buying experience an enjoyable one! We purchased a brand new Legacy, which is our first Subaru and we absolutely love it! I'm sure when the time comes, we will be purchasing another and doing it with Mid Hudson Subaru!" - Kathy M., Milton, NY

     

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  • Rob Bosch
    Service Parts Director
    845-296-1147 x310

    Rob has been in the automotive industry for over 36 years. Rob has a great team in the Service Department and they take pride in the fact that 96% of all Subarus built in the past 12 years are still on the road today.


    Rob is originally from Westchester and now lives in north Dutchess County. Rob is a big outdoors fan, he enjoys hunting, hiking and camping. 

    Rob is our own personal MacGyver - if it has an engine Rob can figure out a way to make it work!

    What our service customers say: 
    "All the service workers are nice and professional, easy to talk to any concerns or questions are answered with confidence. Work done to professional grade." - Thomas W., Beacon, NY

    "Mid-Hudson Subaru has unbelievable staff and service ethic. They give individualized attention and they bend over backwards." - Helen L., Wappingers Falls, NY

    "The service by the techs as well as the reception and staff at Mid Hudson Subaru is and has always been top notch! Since purchasing my vehicle from them I've spent the past 5 years driving an hour and a half for each of my service appointments because of their stellar customer service skills and professionalism. I have never been disappointed with their work/assistance and will continue to keep choosing Mid Hudson Subaru as my choice dealer." - Barbara A., Hopewell Junction, NY

     

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  • Donna Gilbert
    Service Advisor
    845-296-1147 x316

    Donna has been around cars all of her working life. She has been a Service Advisor for over 23 years and before that she managed a Budget Car Rental office.

    She has been happily married for 26 years and has 4 children and 2 grandchildren. Both of Donna's sons are on active duty in the US Navy.

    In her free time Donna enjoys kayaking and bowling with her league team. She has trained for and completed numerous half marathons! 

    Donna is from Putnam County and is very active in the community. She oversees our Annual Food Drive event. For every $1 donated a family of four receives a meal.

    What our service customers say: 
    "Great maintenance facility with timely service. I have used them for other Subaru service and warranty work. Excellent job. Donna takes pride in knowing her customers and follows up in a timely manner. I had used another Subaru dealership in the past and was not happy with their service department." - Laura B., Wappingers Falls, NY

     

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  • Kevin Nolan
    Service Advisor
    845-296-1147 x338

    Kevin started in the automotive industry when he was 18, pumping gas and helping out in the garage. Since then he has spent 20 years as a Service Tech and the last 13 years as a Service Advisor.

    Kevin is from Middletown and in his downtime Kevin can be found fishing for large mouth Bass, golfing, or working in his garden.

    Kevin's favorite Subaru is the Forester. He likes its practicality and it has lots of room for his gardening projects.


     

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  • Jon Shuker
    Service Advisor
    845-296-1147 x324

    Jon is a former technician and now a Service Advisor.


     

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  • Amanda Ventresca
    Service Advisor
    845-296-1147 x335

    Amanda has been in the automotive industry for more than five years. She's a Wappingers Falls native and has been riding horses her whole life. She also loves dogs and has two at home.


     

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  • Amira Shagan
    Service Admin
    845-296-1147

    Amira wears a lot of hats in our busy Service Department. She schedules service appointments, provides excellent customer service to all callers, takes care of admin and filing, and helps out as an advisor on Saturdays.


    She's also studying Engineering, and when she gets her homework done, she likes to relax with video games or a mountain hike.

     

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  • Chris Trotta
    Parts Manager
    845-296-1187

    Chris loves everything about cars! When he isn't working, he enjoys snowmobiling and riding quads. 


     

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  • Dawn Emory
    Controller
    845-296-1152

    Dawn has been in the car industry since 1995, starting out as a receptionist she is now the Controller for our busy dealership. Dawn makes certain that customers are treated with respect and efficiency. Dawn is known around here as the "glue", she holds everything together.

    Dawn is originally from Hyde Park and now resides in Poughkeepsie. Her favorite Subaru is the Impreza STI. The STI gives Dawn the performance, power, and technology she wants and does it all with a sense of style - just like Dawn!

    When Dawn is not keeping Mid Hudson Subaru running like a well oiled engine (pun intended) she spends time with her son, kicks up her heels at line dancing and enjoys trying out new restaurants with her friends.


     

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  • Heather Cottrell
    Marketing Manager
    845-296-1152 x330

    Heather is new to the automotive industry, but not to being a fan of Subaru. She brings more than a decade's worth of online marketing, website design and social media management experience to Mid Hudson Subaru.


    Originally from Brooklyn, Heather enjoys spending time with her little boy exploring new places and making new friends throughout the Hudson Valley, where she's made her home since 2011. She recently purchased her first Forester and is loving it!

     

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  • Janine Rosario
    Biller
    845-296-1152 x329

    Originally from Mahopac, Janine now lives in Wappingers Falls and enjoys spending time with her three children, and her beautiful baby granddaughter.


     

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What our customers are saying:


"I wrote a long email describing our recent buying experiences with Mid-Hudson Subaru. After reading it I realized it was way too complicated - so I scrapped it and started over. It is really very simple. WOW! So much so that we bought a Forester on one day and came back the next day and bought an Outback!" - RS, Fishkill, NY

"I cannot remember any car buying experience that matched what we experienced TWICE at Mid-Hudson Subaru. We are delighted to be customers and partners with Mid-Hudson Subaru." - AN, Rhinebeck, NY

"The Service Department was extremely helpful and they took their time to explain everything in detail. I always recommend Mid-Hudson Subaru as they are the best, especially Donna. I trust them implicitly." - JT, Wappingers Falls, NY

We are your local Subaru dealership in Wappingers Falls near Newburgh, Beacon, Fishkill, Brewster, Rhinebeck, Kingston and Poughkeepsie.

 
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