Joe Campo is our Sales Manager here at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown. Raised on Long Island, Joe has been in the industry since 1995, and with the brand since 2018. He has plenty of experience, making him the perfect fit for his position! His favorite part about being the Sales Manager here at our dealership would be that he loves the excitement that comes with each day, and being able to connect personally with so many people and their family members during such an important, decision making process; he is even proud to call so many of his clients his friends! When Joe is not at the dealership, he enjoys spending time with his family, surfing, and watching sports. When asked which INFINITI vehicle would be his favorite, he responded by choosing the 2006 M 35 Sport! “That car was amazing, it had features way ahead of it’s time” he explained.
Rob Hoffman is one of our exceptional Sales Managers at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown. He’s been in the automotive business since 2012 and has been with the INFINITI brand since 2018. He absolutely loves what he does and it shows. The thing he enjoys most about his job is getting to experience and share his customer’s excitement when they get into their new INFINITI. When Rob isn’t at work, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and watching the MLB and NFL.
When asked what his favorite INFINITI vehicle is, he answered the 2021 Q60 Red Sport. (If you haven’t checked it out yet, you have to!)
Rob looks forward to meeting you all and providing you with the utmost excellence in customer service!
Vinny Quartararo is a Pre-Owned Sales Consultant here at Competition INFINITI. Being in the Automotive Industry since 1973, he’s no amateur at helping clients find the perfect car to suit their needs! Vinny has been working with the INFINITI brand since 1993, so he is highly knowledgeable in the history of each vehicle. After being born and raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, he purchased a beautiful summer home in Sound Beach Long Island, where he currently resides with his wife of forty-six years Teri. He truly loves his big family of three adult children, and his young grandkids, who live right next door to Vinny. Other than spending time with his loving family, outside of work Vinny enjoys hobbies such as playing for the Brookhaven Super Senior Softball League, kayaking, bicycling, and rock and roll drumming. As you can see, Vinny loves living life to the fullest which is why his favorite thing about his job is helping his customers to do the same, by finding them the car of their dreams. When asked which INFINITI vehicle is his favorite, he chose the INFINITI Q50 AWD Sedan, as he explained “it never lets you down”; just like Vinny, as most could agree!
Vanessa Caruso is an Eight-Time National INFINITI Award of Excellence Sales and Leasing Consultant here at Competition INFINITI. With automotive experience rooting back to 2006, Vanessa had a large variety of skills before joining our dealership in the summer of 2010 where she continued to grow her skills even further. As a Sales and Leasing Consultant, she strives to provide a pleasant experience for clients by personalizing and customizing the experience based on each individual’s specific wants and needs! Not only is she great at her job, but Vanessa also has a a degree in Business Administration and Marketing. When outside of work, she enjoys spin and barre classes, decorating, travel, fashion, cooking, dining out, as well as attending a good concert or show. Growing up in the Port Jefferson area gave Vanessa a love for the North Shore and smaller family owned and operated businesses, which she says contributed to her love for working at Competition INFINITI, and her favorite part of her job: the family feel that comes with working there.
Paul Matriciano is a Four-Time INFINITI National Honoree Sales and Leasing Consultant here at Competition INFINITI. With an Automotive history rooting back to 2015 at our very own dealership, he has plenty of experience that makes all of his customer’s car buying experience simple and enjoyable. Not only is he great at helping clients find the car of their dreams, but he also has a degree in Interior Design and Home Furnishings, and enjoys being creative in design outside of work alongside with his other hobbies of traveling, baking, and cooking! Growing up in the Smithtown area and living local to the dealership has given Paul the opportunity to see many of his clients outside of the dealership. This brings him joy and is what he says he enjoys most about his job!
Eddie Figueroa is a Sales Consultant here at Competition INFINITI. Having Sales Experience that goes back to 2014, he has plenty of experience helping clients find the car of their dreams. Being from Miller Place, he is familiar with Long Island and it’s sense of community, which is why he loves building relationships with his customers, which brings us to Edward’s favorite part about his job: getting the best possible deals for his clients! When asked which INFINITI vehicle is his favorite Eddie chose the stunning Red INFINITI Q50 Sport!
Competition INFINITI is proud to have Cordell Gordon, one of our many amazing Sales Consultants, grace our showroom floor located in Smithtown, New York. As a passionate member of the automotive industry since 2017, Cordell has continued his joyful journey and has truly excelled with Competition INFINITI since 2019!
With immense passion for INFINITI, Cordell loves so many things about his job. His favorite parts include, but are not limited to: the constant opportunity to grow and learn, helping people, and networking.
“I feel like there is always something to learn for every situation, and every customer has their own situation. The more I learn from each customer interaction, the better I can become personally and professionally. Making someone’s day is a reward of its own, so I strive to roll out the red carpet, and give the most pleasurable experience to all my clients because truly, with the amount of people you get to meet in this business, you get the opportunity to develop friendships, and other business relationships. I became a client of some of my clients.” -Cordell Gordon
Cordell’s role as Sales Advisor is more than a job description. Cordell takes our day-to-day operations to heart! Cordell always takes the time to get to know the person behind the customer, gives it his all and always presents respectful, efficient customer service.
In Cordell’s spare time, he loves spending time with his daughter. If they aren’t hanging out at home, they are either at the park, on a daddy-daughter restaurant date, or in their pool! His hobbies include watching football, playing poker, wine and fine dining and listening to the musical genres of hip hop, country, classic, pop rock, classic jazz and pop! Additionally, Cordell is always learning and/or watching self-improvement content!
Competition INFINITI is immensely grateful for all of Cordell’s dedication over the many marvelous years! Make sure to say hello to Cordell when you visit our dealership located near Saint James, New York, and thank him for his brave dedication, both at Competition INFINITI and within the U.S. Marine Corps!
Ariel Umanzor is one of our many amazing Sales Consultants and has been with the INFINITI brand since 2021! After growing up in Rocky Point, NY, Ariel graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management! His favorite INFINITI vehicle is the 2023 INFINITI Q50 Red Sport 400. Ariel loves helping people and giving the best, most personable customer service experience possible! Come down to Competition INFINITI and say hello to Ariel!
Meet Tyler, one of our outstanding Sales Consultants at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown! He’s been in the automotive industry since September 2021, and with the INFINITI brand since June of 2022. A Ridge native, Tyler enjoys spending time with his daughter and his pitbull, playing paintball, and meeting new people.
When asked his favorite INFINITI vehicle, he answered “Q60 Red Sport”! A great choice it is!
Come on down to Competition INFINITI today and let Tyler help you find your perfect vehicle!
Meet Anthony Quintanilla, one of our awesome INFINITI Sales Consultants! Anthony has been in the automotive industry since 2021 and has been enjoying the atmosphere every day since! Anthony is from East Meadow, NY, and loves his adorable Jack Russell Terrier! His favorite part of his job is seeing our incredible INFINITI customers beaming with joy as they take their new INFINITI on its first cruise home! Although it’s difficult to pick favorites, Anthony’s favorite INFINITI vehicle is the INFINITI Q60 Red Sport!
Elton is our beloved Service Director at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown! With over 40 years in the automotive industry under his belt and 6 years with INFINITI, Elton is a core member of our Competition Auto Family! He grew up in Nesconset, NY., and spends his free time smiling with his 6 children and grandchild. He truly loves where he works and who he works with! Elton also adores meeting and helping new customers! When he isn’t servicing our wonderful customers, Elton enjoys attending church, watching plenty of sports and visiting Puerto Rico! His favorite INFINITI vehicle is the INFINITI Q60s Sport. Stop by the Service Department at Competition INFINITI and say hello to Elton!
Nick Gasparro has been working in the automotive industry and at Competition INFINITI since 2004, right after Nick graduated from St. Joseph’s College. We are so grateful that Nick calls our dealership, located in St. James, New York, his wonderful home away from home!
His favorite part of his job is helping clients with any and all of their automotive needs and guiding them through what is needed to keep their cars running smoothly. We couldn’t ask for a perfect Service Manager!
Outside of work, Nick loves hanging out with his family. He cherishes spending time with his wife, 5-year-old son, 6-month-old daughter and adorable dog, Moose. Nick’s son shares Nick’s love of cars as well and both Nick and his wife love taking their children to car shows on Sundays whenever they get the exciting opportunity.
Chris is one of our magnificent Service Advisors at Competition INFINITI. He’s been in the automotive business since 2014, and with the INFINITI brand since 2018. His favorite thing about his job is meeting new people and helping them with all their service needs. When he’s not at work, he enjoys traveling, fishing, and working on cars.
When asked what his favorite INFINITI vehicle is, he answered the Q50 Sport. (And a beautiful vehicle it is, indeed!)
Come visit Chris at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown for an exceptional customer experience!
Meet Lynn, our wonderful Service Receptionist and Cashier! She’s been in the automotive industry for over seven years, and has been with INFINITI for the last six. Lynn’s lived in Nesconset for over 40 years now, has been married for almost 50 years, and has 3 grown children and 7 grandchildren.
When she’s not at work, Lynn enjoys hanging out with her family and grandchildren. She loves going to her granddaughters lacrosse games and tournaments, and her grandsons travel baseball games and tournaments. Lynn’s a huge baseball fan. “Go Yankees!”
Her favorite INFINITI is the QX55 and her favorite part of her job is getting the opportunity to meet many new faces and people everyday. She also absolutely adores her fellow co-workers.
Come on down to Competition INFINITI’s Service Department and meet Lynn today!
Our wonderful Parts Manager, Bill Walker, has been in the automotive industry since 1990 and has been with the INFINITI brand since 1997. He grew up in Ronkonkoma, is a huge sports fan, and loves spending time with his wife, his two sons, and his English Bulldog. Bill’s favorite thing about his job is his amazing co-workers.
When asked what his favorite INFINITI vehicle is, he answered, “the QX70!”
Come on down to Competition INFINITI and see Bill Walker for all your parts inquiries. He knows it all!
Kyle is one of our wonderful Parts Associates at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown. He’s been in the automotive industry since 2012 and with the INFINITI brand since 2018. Kyle’s favorite thing about his job is his co-workers, and his favorite INFINITI vehicle is the Q60 Red Sport.
When Kyle isn’t at work, he enjoys car shows, paintballing, and breeding reptiles. He has one dog, one chinchilla, and many reptiles.
Come see Kyle for any parts questions you may have!
Brian Donohue is our Inventory Specialist here at Competition INFINITI. He has been in the Automotive Industry since 2017, and with our dealership since 2019. Growing up locally in Lake Grove, Brian is familiar with the area and many of the customers that swing by! That’s what he loves most about his job he says; the relaxed atmosphere, great group of co-workers, and being able to locate the perfect vehicle for their customers to see them smile in and out of the dealership! When he isn’t at work, Brain enjoys spending time with his friends and family, as well as his adorable dog Murphy. His other hobbies include hiking, going to the beach, or doing anything to do with the great outdoors. When asked what his favorite INFINITI vehicle is, Brain answered with the beautiful Q60 Red Sport!
Meet Maureen, one of our friendly Receptionists! After growing up in Nesconset, NY., Maureen has been within the automotive industry and with Competition INFINITI since 2021! Her favorite part of the job is the people! From our fabulous co-workers to our charming customers, Maureen loves meeting everyone! She has wonderful taste, her favorite INFINITI vehicle is the titanous INFINITI QX80! When she isn’t shining in our dealership, Maureen spends her time spending time with her family and watching sports of all kinds! She has a wonderful husband and 4 sons, as well as an additional furry son, a pet named Dempsey!
Shanaya is our exceptional Title Clerk here at Competition INFINITI of Smithtown! She’s been in the automotive business since 2020 and absolutely loves what she does. When she’s not at work, she enjoys practicing her golf swing, drawing landscapes, watching horror movies with her two sisters, and spending time with her fuzzy long hair cat, named Mr. Kitty.
Shanaya’s favorite thing about her job is finalizing the deal by registering cars to the customers can show off their new vehicle to their friends and family! Her favorite INFINITI vehicle is the 2-door Q60 with black on black everything!
Say hello to Tamara! Tamara is one of our amazing and charismatic Receptionists here at Competition INFINITI! She has been in the automotive industry and with Competition INFINITI since 2022 and we cannot be happier to have her! She adores working with such great co-workers and meeting our lovely customers, both new and returning! She has a wonderful husband and two great children, as well as an adorable German Shepherd! In her free time, Tamara spends her free time drawing, bike riding, working out and reading! Her favorite INFINITI vehicle is a sleek black 2023 INFINITI Q60! Give Tamara a warm wave next time you visit!