2 join Burritt Motors staff

Dustin Geers and Andrew Halsey joined Burritt Motors recently as sales representatives, it was announced by Chris Burritt, owner.

“Dustin and Andrew have skills and qualifications that are an excellent match for the positions,” Burritt said. “ We’re delighted to add them to our growing sales team.”

Halsey had worked as a technician for a year at Burritt Motors before pursuing opportunities as an internet sales consultant. Halsey earned his associate degree in occupational studies as an automotive service technician from SUNY Alfred. He resides in Oswego.

Geers previously worked at a Syracuse dealership and earned his associate degree in business from the University of Phoenix. Geers resides in Oswego.

Burritt Motors’ history dates back to 1955 in Hannibal when Chris’ grandfather, Elmer O. Burritt, purchased a Chevrolet franchise that he operated until 1963.  To expand in a larger market, Chirs’ father, Richard, purchased the assets of a Chevrolet dealership that had been located on Oswego’s East Third Street.  About a year later, he built the present dealership on Route 104.

Burritt Motors recently completed a seven-month, $2.2 million expansion and renovation of their entire dealership.  The expansion included a new and expanded show room, new customer lounge, new service area with seven more service bays, a vehicle photo gallery to take a virtual test drive on the web site, and new administrative offices.

The dealership celebrates its 58th anniversary this year and can be reached at 343-8948, www.burrittmotors.com or www.themechanixgarage.com.



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