Management

Brendan O'Brien
General Manager

    Brendan started with the company in 2002.  He has held the roles of sales person, finance manager, finance director, sales manager, regional finance director and general sales manager before being named the executive manager of Courtesy Nissan of Tampa in 2014.  He was also named the general manager for Courtesy Kia of Brandon in 2019.  At Courtesy Nissan, Brendan and the team have won six consecutive Nissan Global Awards for excellence in sales and customer service.  Both stores consistently rank in the top ten in the country for new and certified pre-owned vehicle sales.  Brendan also serves on Nissan's Dealer Advisory Board where he works closely with the manufacturer to develop programs that enhance the guest experience and dealer performance.  Most recently, Brendan helped Courtesy launch its new Clicklane program, allowing our guests to buy a car from anywhere with completely transactional online car buying.


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Antonino Gargiulo
General Sales Manager
813-865-7002

Antonino was born in the quaint town of Sorrento, Italy. Antonino has been with Asbury Automotive for 14 years, providing the ultimate guest experience to first time car buyers in the Tampa bay area. He enjoys outdoor gardening on the weekends.

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Bassam Hamdar
New Car Sales Manager

Bassam is originally from Tampa, Florida and has been with the company for over 6 years. Bassam is a family man, and enjoys spending time with his daughter as well as fishing on his off time.

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Richard Mayer
New Car Sales Manager

Richard resides in Lutz, Florida with his family. Richard has been with Asbury Automotive for over 8 years.

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Dave Errity
Used Car Sales Manager

Dave Errity hails from Dublin, Ireland and brings a fresh set of eyes to our company, now with Asbury for 8 years and in the automotive industry for 12. Dave enjoys playing golf on the weekends or watching Liverpool soccer. He is now a diehard Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan.

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Steve Jalbert
Used Car Sales Manager

Steve Jalbert is originally from Redwood City, California, and has been with the Asbury Automotive Group for over 3 years. Recently a transplant from St. Louis, Steve Jalbert has enjoyed his free time in Tampa with golf, karaoke, and pickleball.

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Josue Cruz
Sales Manager

Josue hails from Seattle, Washington and has recently celebrated a 2 year anniversary with Asbury. Josue has an extensive automotive background, and on his off time enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities, exercise, sports, and listening to music.

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Richard Finnerty
E-Commerce Manager
813-865-7006

Richard Finnerty has lived in the Tampa area his whole life, and has the drive to find the perfect transportation for others in the area. Richard has been with the company for over 7 years and specializes in internet sales.

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David Phelps
Service Director


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Rodney Zeller
Parts Manager
813-865-1170

Rodney Zeller has been in the automotive industry for over 25 years and hails from his hometown of St. Petersburg. He is passionate about community involvement at the church and he enjoys maintaining a ranch and tending to horses on his off time.

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Pete Velez
Detail Manager

Pete Velez is originally from Long Branch, New Jersey. He has been with the company a little over 5 years . He enjoys spending time with his family and especially with his Granddaughters. 

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Sales Department

Jenny Ortiz
Sales


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Allen Levy
Sales Consultant


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Elden Ramos
Sales Consultant


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Joseph Cardona
Sales Consultant


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Brandon Success
Sales Consultant


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Nicco Deabreu
Sales Consultant


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Jason Courie
Sales Consultant


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Jerry Eyas
Sales Consultant


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Jhon Ortiz
Sales Consultant


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Rob McCreery
Sales Consultant


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Victor Torres
Sales Consultant


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Zak Elfaizi
Sales Consultant


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Fahd "Frank" Fahda
Sales Consultant


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John Hyde
Sales Consultant


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Darryl Malmin
Sales Consultant


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Rosa Rolon Claudio
Vehicle Exchange Program


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Service Department

Tori Krupiak
Service Advisor


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Krista Chambers
Service Advisor


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Nicholas Edwards
Service Advisor
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Erich Freeman
Service Advisor
813-685-8039


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Jenny Monge
Service Advisor
813-685-4513


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Andre Oertel
Service Advisor


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Angel Santiago
Service Advisor


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Jason Smouse
Service Advisor
813-865-7055


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Ariel Guerrero
Technician


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Garrett Reid
Technician


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Jody Glass
Technician


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Jonathan Torres
Technician


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Jose Vega
Technician


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Pete Velez
Detail Manager


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Vaquan Fleming
Service Technicians


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Emmanuel Ramsey
Service Technician


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Elian Lopez
Service Technician


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Steffon Madramooto
Technician


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Peyton Wooten
Technician


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Noah Noyes
Technician


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Bryan Sotomayor
Technician


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Emily Corsaut
Service BDC


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Shawnika Robinson
Service BDC


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Cynthia Rogers
Service BDC


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Beba Ruiz
Detailer


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Edwin Velez
Tint Technician


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Kevin Leon
Tint Technician


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Kevin Vazquez Diaz
Detailer


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Ronald Burney
Detailer


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Cordero Matthew
Service Technician


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David Fernandez
Service Technician


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John Semidey
Service Technician


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Levi Schmidt
Service Technician


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Richard Bencosme
Service Technician


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Robin Bacchus
Service Technician


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Ronny Canales
Service Technician


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Christain Silva
Service Technician


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Jecssie Arman-Santiago
Service Technician


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Rodney Brooks
Service Technician


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Victor Perales
Service Technician


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Finance Department

LeRoy Slater
Finance Director

Leroy is originally from San Diego, California yet has already been with the Asbury Automotive group for over 14 years. He is actively involved in the Morehouse College Alumni Association, Grace Family Church, and Humane Society. He enjoys cooking on his Big Green Egg, watching sports, and nature walks.

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Joel Serrano
Finance Manager


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Marc Ricardo
Finance Manager


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Tyler Noyes
Finance Manager

Tyler is originally from Plymouth, Washington and has spent the last  years at Courtesy Kia. Tyler loves spending time with his family, watching sports, and enjoying movies.

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Andres Amaya
Finance Manager

Andres Amaya is from Danbury, Conneticut and has been with Courtesy Kia for over 4 years. On his off time, Andres enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities, sports, and music.

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Dealership Support

Lily Perez
Receptionist


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Parts Department

Cameron Jones
Parts Advisor


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Cassandra Browning
Parts Advisor


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Nathan Hosford
Parts Advisor


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