DEALERSHIP BUY/SELL

This Automotive News feature lists dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.

Dealership Buy/Sell

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05/04/2021 Reynolds, Haney/Roberts Will Reynolds and Keith Haney of Classic Auto Group Roberts Auto Group Pryor Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Roberts Auto Center in Pryor, Okla.

This is Classic Auto Group’s eighth store, which are all in Oklahoma. Classic Auto did not use a broker in the transaction.

05/04/2021 Clary/Sari, Rybar Bryce Clary and Kelly Clary of Bud Clary Auto Group Pat Sari, Phil Sari and Peter Rybar Bud Clary Ford and Bud Clary Hyundai Columbia Ford-Lincoln-Hyundai in Longview, Wash.

The Lincoln franchise was not part of the transaction. George Pero and Joe Beaver of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

05/04/2021 York/Jorgensen Yark Automotive Group Bobby Jorgensen Yark Ford Kistler Ford in Toledo, Ohio

This is Yark’s sixth store in Toledo and eighth store overall. Tim Lamb Group represented Jorgensen in the transaction.

05/03/2021 Mayer/Group 1 Ryan Mayer of Tameron Gulf Coast Group 1 Automotive Tameron Kia Pat Peck Kia in D’Iberville, Miss.

Performance Brokerage Services and Gerrick Wilkins of Dealer Support Network handled the transaction. 

05/03/2021 Mayer/Myers Ryan Mayer of Tameron Gulf Coast Chris Myers Tameron Buick-GMC and Tameron Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat Chris Myers Buick-GMC and Chris Myers Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat in Daphne, Ala.

No broker was used in the transaction. 

05/03/2021 Leeders/Kepich Matthew Leeders Pete Kepich Daystar Ford of Garrettsville Kepich Ford in Garrettsville, Ohio

Bel Air Partners advised the seller in the transaction. 

05/03/2021 Mashburn, Agosto/Fox Jamal Mashburn, Matt Agosto and partners Fox family Fox Toyota in Clinton, Tenn.

Mashburn, a retired NBA player, owns dealerships, restaurant franchises and other interests, according to reports. Gerrick Wilkins of Dealer Support Network represented the seller in the transaction. 

05/03/2021 Baker/Schlundt, Kratzer Brandon Baker of Baker Auto Group Mark Schlundt and Matt Kratzer Desoto Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram DeSoto Auto Mall in Arcadia, Fla.

Baker Auto Group has Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Subaru stores in New Jersey. Bel Air Partners advised the buyer in the transaction.

05/03/2021 O’Steen/Martin O’Steen Automotive Group Guy Martin O’Steen Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Martin Motors in Nashville, Ga.

Joey McQuaig represented the seller in the transaction. 

05/03/2021 Nocera, Sunderland/Napleton David Nocera and Dan Sunderland through Suncera Auto Group Bill Napleton and Paul Napleton of Napleton Automotive Group Bourbonnais Motor Cars Napleton’s Autowerks, a Lincoln-Mercedes-Benz-Mazda dealership in Bourbonnais, Ill.

The transaction did not include the Lincoln brand; the point was closed. Sunderland and Nocera also own Mercedes-Benz of Orland Park, Ill., and Sunderland owns three other luxury dealerships in Mechanicsburg, Pa. No broker was used in the transaction. 

04/28/2021 Faulkner/Wilderman Steve Faulkner Jim Wilderman Steve Faulkner Automotive and Steve Faulkner Chevrolet-Buick-GMC J Wilderman Autoplex, a Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram store in Mount Carmel, Ill., and Patriot Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Princeton, Ind.

With the two acquisitions, Faulkner now has at least three stores. Faulkner acquired Merle Kelly Ford in Chanute, Kan., last year. Performance Brokerage Services represented Wilderman in the transactions. 

04/28/2021 Stoler/Staluppi Barry Stoler of Stoler Automotive Group John Staluppi Sr. of Atlantic Automotive Group Stoler Lexus and Lexus of Rockville Centre Atlantic Lexus of 110 in Farmingdale, N.Y., and Lexus of Rockville Centre in New York

Stoler Automotive is part of Len Stoler Automotive Group. These are the group’s 10th and 11th franchised dealerships and third and fourth Lexus stores. Dave Cantin and Brian Brown of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

04/28/2021 Kelly/Savage, Gagorik Kelly Auto Group Eric Savage and Greg Gagorik Kelly Toyota of Hamburg, Kelly Hyundai of Hamburg Freedom Toyota of Hamburg, Freedom Hyundai in Hamburg, Pa.

Pennsylvania-based Kelly Auto Group owns Kelly Nissan, Kelly Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kelly Buick-GMC and Kelly Mitsubishi, all in eastern Pennsylvania. It also owns two stores in Melbourne, Fla.: Kelly Ford and Infiniti of Melbourne. John Hyland and Drew Picon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction between Kelly and Savage and Gagorik. 

04/28/2021 Elliott/Certa, Vivaldi Chris Elliott of Elliott Auto Group John Certa and Mike Vivaldi Elliott Team Ford Team Ford of Navasota in Texas

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

04/28/2021 Chief/Gainer Chief Automotive Group George Gainer Bay Hyundai-Lincoln, Bay Mitsubishi, Bay Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, all in Panama City, Fla.

Chief Automotive also owns Cadillac of Jackson in Ridgeland, Miss., Coast Chevrolet in Pascagoula, Miss., and Hallmark Hyundai in Hendersonville, Tenn. No broker was used in the transaction.

04/16/2021 Ciccolo, Bartolotti/Moore Ray Ciccolo and Tony Bartolotti of Village Automotive Group Bob Moore and Elaine Moore GMC Danvers Moore GMC Truck in Danvers, Mass.

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction, along with lawyer Bob Macdonald of Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson law firm. Dealership consultant Tim Lerchenfeldt represented the seller. 

04/14/2021 Jim Ellis/Swickard Jim Ellis Automotive Group Swickard Auto Group Mercedes-Benz of Atlanta South in Georgia

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction.

04/14/2021 Redwood/Pendragon Redwood Automotive Pendragon Jaguar-Land Rover Santa Monica Hornburg Jaguar-Land Rover Santa Monica in California

This is Redwood Automotive’s first dealership. Redwood didn’t use a broker in the transaction. The sale completes Pendragon’s multiyear divestiture of its U.S. dealerships. 

04/14/2021 Chip, Kelly/Dickstein Gregory Chip and Bill Kelly Bruce Dickstein Toyota-Cadillac of Bourbonnais David Bruce Toyota-Cadillac in Bourbonnais, Ill.

Chip also owns Southlake Auto Group, with Kia and Nissan stores in Merrillville, Ind. No broker was used in the transaction. 

04/13/2021 Lithia/Pierce, Little Lithia Motors Mitch Pierce and Michael Little Avondale Nissan in Arizona
04/13/2021 Taylor/Prime Terry Taylor Prime Automotive Group Parkway Toyota of Boston Prime Toyota-Boston in West Roxbury, Mass.

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction.

04/13/2021 LMP/Bachman, Bernard LMP Automotive Holdings Phil Bachman and Myron Bernard Bachman-Bernard Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Greeneville, Tenn.

Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group handled the transaction.

04/13/2021 Buelow, Lunghamer/Grover, Syverson John Buelow and Joe Lunghamer Gary Grover, Brad Grover and Jim Syverson Flagship Chevy Buick Grover Auto Co. in Zumbrota, Minn.

Gary Grover is remaining on as a salesman. Buelow also owns a Ford dealership in Baldwin, Wis. No broker was used in the transaction.

04/12/2021 Toothman/Johnson JR Toothman Adam Johnson Floyd Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Johnson Family Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Floyd, Va.
04/12/2021 Group 1/Prime Group 1 Automotive Prime Automotive Group Ira Toyota of Orleans and Ira Toyota of Hyannis Orleans Toyota and Hyannis Toyota in Massachusetts

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction.

04/12/2021 F.X. Caprara/Wood F.X. Caprara Car Cos. The store was owned by Schiel Wood. F.X. Caprara Ford of Ogdensburg Parkway Ford Ogdensburg in New York

NNY360.com reported the sale.

04/12/2021 Bill Penney/Jasper Bill Penney Automotive Group via partners Zack Penney, Hunter Johnson and Ryan Hensley Automotive Group of Jasper Bill Penney Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Bill Penney Ford Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Jasper and Ford of Jasper in Alabama

The Daily Mountain Eagle reported the sale.

04/12/2021 US Auto/Qvale US Auto Trust Bruce Qvale and Qvale Auto Group Jaguar-Land Rover Stevens Creek in San Jose, Calif.

This is the fourth dealership for US Auto. Presidio Group represented the seller in the transaction.

04/12/2021 Tradition/Familo Tradition Automotive Group, operated by Dario Hodge and Makis Hodge Linda Familo Tradition Ford of Newark Concord Ford in Newark, N.Y.
04/12/2021 Taylor/Joseph David Taylor Brad Joseph David Taylor Belleville Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Oliver C. Joseph Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Belleville, Ill.

No broker was used in the transaction. 

04/12/2021 Priority/Charles Barker Priority Auto Group Charles Barker Automotive Priority Lexus Virginia Beach and Priority Lexus Newport News Charles Barker Lexus Virginia Beach and Charles Barker Lexus Newport News, both in Virginia

The Virginian-Pilot reported the sale.

04/12/2021 Five Star/Mike Raisor Five Star Automotive Group Mike Raisor Auto Group Lafayette Ford-Lincoln, Lafayette Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Mercedes-Benz of Lafayette, Audi Lafayette and Lafayette Volkswagen Mike Raisor Ford-Lincoln, Mike Raisor Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Mercedes-Benz of Lafayette, Mike Raisor Audi and Mike Raisor Volkswagen, all in Lafayette, Ind.

Five Star now has 26 dealerships in five states. Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group brokered the transaction.

04/12/2021 Schomp/Naughton Schomp Automotive Group Naughton family Schomp Ford Mike Naughton Ford in Aurora, Colo.

This is Schomp’s ninth dealership. No broker was used in the transaction.

04/12/2021 Casa/Crawford Casa Automotive Group Travis Crawford Casa Buick-GMC Crawford Buick-GMC in El Paso, Texas

No broker was used in the transaction.

04/08/2021 P4/Poynter P4 Automotive Group, owned by Leo Portaluppi Bob Poynter Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Columbus and Hyundai of Columbus Bob Poynter Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Bob Poynter Hyundai in Columbus, Ind., operating under one rooftop

The Hyundai store will be moved into a separate rooftop. P4 includes Chevrolet, Nissan and Ford dealerships in Columbus and a Nissan store in Lafayette, Ind. No broker was used in the transaction.

04/06/2021 Molstead/Kramer Mike Molstead Kris Kramer Mike Molstead Motors Inc. K&W Motors in New Hampton, Iowa

 The store is a GMC dealership. Mike Molstead has other dealerships in Charles City, Iowa. No broker was used in the transaction.

04/06/2021 McGee/Flynn McGee Family Dealerships Tom Flynn and family Audi-Volkswagen Pittsfield and Berkshire BMW Flynn Audi-BMW-Volkswagen in Pittsfield, Mass.

These are the first luxury brands for McGee, which has six other franchised dealerships in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It also has two used-vehicle stores. No broker was used in the transaction.

04/06/2021 Lundgren/Toll Barry Lundgren and Patrick Lundgren of Lundgren Automotive Group Abel Toll of Autosaver Group Lundgren Subaru Bennington Subaru in Vermont

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction.

04/06/2021 Ridings/Abbott Rick Ridings Bill Abbott Ridings Chevrolet-Buick Bill Abbott Inc. in Monticello, Ill.

The Journal-Republican reported the sale.

03/25/2021 Jensen/Maday Rick Jensen Dennis Maday and Paul Maday Jensen Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Maday Motors in New Ulm, Minn.

The Journal in New Ulm reported the sale. Jensen also has a Buick-GMC-Cadillac dealership in New Ulm. 

03/25/2021 LMP/Davis LMP Automotive Holdings Lori Davis and Ernie Davis Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, King Coal Chevrolet in Oak Hill and Beckley Buick-GMC Auto Mall, all in West Virginia

These are among the first franchised dealerships for LMP. LMP acquired an 85 percent stake in the dealerships and three used-vehicle stores. Tim Lamb Group brokered the transaction.

03/25/2021 LMP/Fuccillo LMP Automotive Holdings Fuccillo Automotive Group Kia of Cape Coral and Kia of Port Charlotte Fuccillo Kia of Cape Coral and Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte, both in Florida

These are among the first franchised dealerships for LMP. Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction.

03/25/2021 Hall MileOne/Charles Barker Hall/MileOne Autogroup Charles Barker Automotive Hall Toyota Virginia Beach Charles Barker Toyota in Virginia Beach, Va.
03/24/2021 Hall MileOne/Charles Barker Hall/MileOne Autogroup Charles Barker Automotive Hall Toyota Virginia Beach Charles Barker Toyota in Virginia Beach, Va.
03/17/2021 Gurley Leep/Rosengarden Gurley Leep Automotive Family Michael Rosengarden Toyota on Edens Northbrook Toyota in Illinois

Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in the transaction.

03/17/2021 Lithia/Fink, Frazier Lithia Motors Scott Fink and David Frazier of Fink Automotive Group Hyundai-Genesis of New Port Richey; Volkswagen of New Port Richey, Hyundai-Genesis of Wesley Chapel, Mazda of Wesley Chapel and Chevrolet of Wesley Chapel, all in Florida

Fink is retaining a Volkswagen store in Wesley Chapel and also will work with Lithia in an advisory role as it seeks to grow in the Southeast. Frazier, vice president of the Hyundai store in New Port Richey, will stay on. Presidio Group, a San Francisco dealership advisory firm, represented Fink in the transaction through its investment bank Presidio Merchant Partners.

03/17/2021 Leader/Pearl Leader Automotive Group, part of AutoCanada Gary Pearl Autohaus of Peoria in Illinois

The dealership includes Porsche, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen brands. It’s the first dealership with the Porsche brand for Leader, the U.S. operations of AutoCanada. No broker was used in the transaction.

03/17/2021 Bidleman/Summit Bidleman Auto Group Summit Auto Group Bidleman Ford Summit Ford-Lincoln in Auburn, N.Y.

The Lincoln brand was not part of the sale. The Citizen in Auburn, N.Y., reported the sale.

03/15/2021 Jenkins/Hiteman Jenkins Auto Group Cindy Hiteman and Steve Hiteman Jenkins Kia of Crystal River Citrus Kia in Crystal River, Fla.
03/15/2021 Preston/Hallman Preston Auto Group Dave Hallman of Hallman Auto Group Toyota of Erie Superior Toyota in Erie, Pa.

This is the third Toyota store for Preston Auto, which has 11 dealerships in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Tim Lamb Group represented the buyer in the transaction.

03/15/2021 Krause, Parks/Walters Krause Auto Group and Dan Parks Billy Walters Hyundai of Venice in Florida

No broker was used in the transaction.

03/15/2021 Largo/Largo Largo Automotive Group. The group is managed by Justin Dash, who is associated with the Lehman dealership group. Largo Motor Co., managed by Charlene Esserman Largo Honda in Florida City, Fla.

The store, which sold for nearly $17 million, was part of Esserman Automotive Group. The Real Deal South Florida Real Estate News and the South Florida Business Journal reported the sale.

03/15/2021 Morrie’s/Brenengen Morrie’s Auto Group Don Brenengen, Cheryl Brenengen and Tony Brenengen of Brenengen Auto Group Brenengen West Salem Kia, Brenengen West Salem Chevrolet, Brenengen Onalaska Chevrolet-Cadillac, Brenengen Sparta Chevrolet-Buick, Brenengen Sparta Ford and Brenengen Tomah Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, all in Wisconsin

Two of Don and Cheryl Brenengen’s three sons who remain involved in the business are retaining a small minority interest in the group. Tony Brenengen will continue as director of operations for the six dealerships. Performance Brokerage Services represented the seller in the transaction.

03/10/2021 Faulkner/Kelly Steve Faulkner Dick Kelly and Dan Kelly Merle Kelly Ford in Chanute, Kan.

Chris Teape and Drew Bray of National Business Brokers handled the transaction.

03/08/2021 RFJ/Watson RFJ Auto Partners Perry Watson Jordan Lexus of Mishawaka Lexus of Mishawaka in Indiana

This is the first Lexus store for RFJ. No broker was used in the transaction.

03/08/2021 Maranello/Towne Maranello Sports USA Towne Auto Group Maranello Maserati-Alfa Romeo of Western New York Towne Alfa Romeo-Maserati in Williamsville, N.Y.

Maranello Sports USA is a partnership between R. Ferri Automotive, a Canadian dealership group, and Brian Culligan, according to The Buffalo News, which reported the sale. Paramax Corp. advised Towne in the transaction.

03/08/2021 Bryson, Barnes/Jennings James Bryson of Bryson Automotive Group and Chris Barnes Gary Jennings Mountain Ford in Bryson City, N.C.

This is Bryson’s first dealership acquisition. Hal Feder of Murphy Business & Financial Corp. advised the buyer and seller in the transaction.

03/08/2021 Batir/Ronsonet Tolga Batir Norbie Ronsonet Lake City Buick-GMC Ronsonet Buick-GMC in Lake City, Fla.

DSMA handled the transaction.

03/08/2021 Foundation/Medved Foundation Automotive Corp. John Medved and Medved Auto Group Medved Chevrolet-Cadillac and Medved Kia in Wheat Ridge; Castle Rock Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Castle Rock Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Castle Rock Ford, all in Colorado

National Business Brokers handled the transaction.

03/08/2021 Triunity/Pendragon Triunity Automotive Group Pendragon Jaguar-Land Rover Los Angeles Hornburg Jaguar-Land Rover Los Angeles in West Hollywood, Calif.

Triunity will relocate the store to a new facility in Los Angeles. Brady Schmidt and Gary Mull of National Business Brokers handled the transaction for the buyer and seller.

03/08/2021 Lithia/Fields Lithia Motors Fields Auto Group Land Rover Orlando and Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Sanford, both in Florida

Lithia said the dealerships would add $200 million in annualized revenues. Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction.

02/25/2021 Serra/Whelan Serra Automotive Kerry Whelan Serra Whelan Chevrolet Buff Whelan Chevrolet in Sterling Heights, Mich.

This is Serra’s eighth Chevrolet store. No broker was used in the transaction.

02/23/2021 Goff/Carey Kristin Goff and Shayne Goff Pat Carey Hyundai of Yakima Carey Motors in Yakima, Wash.

The dealership sold Hyundai and Lincoln and the sellers continue to operate the Lincoln store. George Pero and Joe Beaver of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, brokered the transaction.

02/23/2021 Sobel/Fox Jonathan Sobel Bill Fox and Jane Fox Fox Honda, Fox Toyota-Subaru and Fox Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Auburn, N.Y.

Sobel now has 13 stores in New Jersey and New York representing 16 franchises. Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction.

02/23/2021 Keyes, Tenenbaum/Towbin Howard Keyes and Howard Tenenbaum through Howard Automotive Carolynn Towbin and Josh Towbin Prestige Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Las Vegas

Keyes and Tenenbaum sold nine Keyes Automotive Group dealerships in the Los Angeles and Phoenix areas in November to Lithia Motors. Their new dealership group is Howard Automotive, which now has six rooftops. No broker was used in the transaction.

02/23/2021 Spitzer/Rick Case Spitzer Management Rick Case Automotive Group Spitzer Hyundai, Spitzer Genesis and Spitzer Honda Rick Case Hyundai-Genesis of Cleveland and Rick Case Honda in Euclid, both in Ohio

No broker was used in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Ghreiwati/Larry H. Miller Issam Ghreiwati Larry H. Miller Dealerships Corona Nissan Larry H. Miller Nissan Corona in California

Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Kislyansky/Doraty, Johnson Oleg Kislyansky Bill Doraty and Jeff Johnson Fort Myers Mitsubishi in Florida

Tim Lamb Group represented the buyer, and Bruce Rzentkowski of Motormindz represented the seller in this transaction.

02/17/2021 Kislyansky/Doraty, Johnson Oleg Kislyansky Bill Doraty and Jeff Johnson Bonita Springs Mitsubishi in Florida

Tim Lamb Group represented the buyer, and Bruce Rzentkowski of Motormindz represented the seller in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Ganley/Kasper Ken Ganley Bryan Kasper and Gerald Kasper Ken Ganley Buick-GMC Kasper Buick-GMC in Sandusky, Ohio

Tim Lamb and Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Matthews/Fuccillo Matthews Auto Group Fuccillo Auto Group Matthews Kia of Clay, Matthews Nissan of Clay, Matthews Hyundai of Syracuse, Matthews Hyundai of Greece, Matthews Kia of Greece Fuccillo Kia of Clay in Liverpool, Fuccillo Nissan of Clay in Liverpool, Fuccillo Hyundai of Syracuse, Fuccillo Hyundai of Greece in Rochester and Fuccillo Kia of Greece in Rochester, all in New York

Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group brokered the transaction.

02/17/2021 Sheehy/CarMax Sheehy Auto Stores CarMax Inc. Sheehy Toyota of Laurel CarMax Laurel Toyota in Maryland

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Turner/Maher Chris Turner Peter Maher Mid-Hudson Subaru in Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

This is Turner’s third franchised dealership. Brian Brown and Woody Woodward of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, brokered the transaction.

02/17/2021 Tomes/World Class Tomes Auto Group World Class Automotive Group Brandon Tomes Volkswagen of McKinney McKinney Volkswagen in Texas

Tony Karabon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented the buyer in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Conant/Noe Taylor Conant as part of the CAR Group/Norm Reeves Auto Group Randall Noe Norm Reeves Subaru Superstore Rockwall Randall Noe Subaru in Rockwall, Texas

Tony Karabon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, brokered the transaction.

02/17/2021 Ken Garff/Lithia Ken Garff Automotive Group Lithia Motors Inc. Lexus of Oxnard and Lexus Santa Barbara in California

Dave Cantin and Poncho Redfern of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented the seller in the transaction.

02/17/2021 Gilchrist/Churchill Gilchrist Automotive Will Churchill Pegasus Chevrolet and Pegasus Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Ennis Frank Kent Chevrolet and Frank Kent Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Ennis, Texas

This is Gilchrist’s third Chevrolet dealership and third Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram store. Hicks Management & Consulting advised the parties in the transaction.

02/08/2021 Coggins/Lithia Michael Coggins and Tripp Coggins Lithia Motors Inc. Coggins Honda of Bennington and Coggins Toyota of Bennington Bennington Honda and Bennington Toyota in Vermont

This is Michael Coggins’ first dealership acquisition after being a general manager partner with Haddad Auto Group. Brian Brown and Woody Woodward of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented the seller in the transaction. 

02/08/2021 Nielsen/Dibre Nielsen Automotive Group Patrick Dibre Nielsen Nissan Nissan of Stanhope in New Jersey

This is Nielsen’s seventh franchised dealership acquisition. Dan Murphy of D.T. Murphy & Co. advised the buyer and seller in the transaction.

02/08/2021 Premier, Laham/Len Stoler Premier Cos. and Joe Laham Len Stoler Automotive Group BMW of Oyster Bay in New York

This is Premier Cos.’ seventh franchised dealership. Dave Cantin of DCG acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented the seller in the transaction.

02/08/2021 Smith/Middleton John Smith Jr. Charles Middleton Acura of Athens and Volvo Cars Athens in Georgia

George Chaconas of Performance Brokerage Services brokered the transaction, and Logan Parker of Bass Sox Mercer also worked with the buyer.

01/27/2021 Bolton, Soileau/Affinity King Bolton and Jeremy Soileau Affinity Dealer Group Bolton Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram-Fiat Mid County Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat in Port Arthur, Texas

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

01/27/2021 Betten Baker/Witt Betten Baker Auto Group Jan Witt and Witt family Betten Baker Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC-Buick Witt Buick in Muskegon, Mich.

The Buick operations have moved into the Betten Baker Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC dealership in Muskegon. The Witt family will continue selling used vehicles and perform service at the former Witt Buick dealership.

01/26/2021 World Auto/JDN World Auto Group JDN AA Audi Newton in New Jersey

The dealership relocated down the street. This is World Auto’s 11th location and third Audi store in New Jersey. No broker was used in the transaction.

01/25/2021 Hubler/Harris Greg Hubler Jeff Harris Greg Hubler Buick-GMC Matthews Buick-GMC in Marion, Ind.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

01/25/2021 Jim Shorkey/Henry Jim Shorkey Auto Group Tom Henry Jim Shorkey North Hills Chevrolet Tom Henry Chevrolet in Bakerstown, Pa.

Blair Sharpe of Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

01/25/2021 Loyalty/Hudgins Loyalty Automotive Art Hudgins Loyalty Chevrolet-Cadillac Hudgins Holiday Chevrolet-Cadillac in Williamsburg, Va.
01/25/2021 Jarrett, Martin/Gasgarth Brian Jarrett, Bill Jarrett and Cliff Martin Don Gasgarth Jarrett Ford of Charlotte County Don Gasgarth’s Charlotte County Ford in Port Charlotte, Fla.

The Port Charlotte Sun reported the sale.

01/25/2021 Darling’s Auto/Esposito Jay Darling of Darling’s Auto Group Bob Esposito Darling’s Brunswick Ford Yankee Ford Brunswick in Maine

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction. 

01/25/2021 Morgan/O’Brien Morgan Auto Group O’Brien Automotive Team Subaru of Fort Myers, Hyundai-Genesis of Fort Myers and Mazda of Fort Myers O’Brien Auto Park of Fort Myers in Florida

The auto park includes Subaru, Mazda and Hyundai-Genesis stores and was O’Brien’s only location in Florida. No broker was used in the transaction.

01/21/2021 Crown/Kelly Crown Automotive Group Tim Kelly Crown Subaru Kelly Subaru in Chattanooga

Kelly retains ownership of the property. Crown has dealerships in Florida, Ohio and Tennessee. Gerrick Wilkins from Dealer Support Network represented the buyer in the transaction.

01/13/2021 Manning/Bemis Pat Manning Brian Bemis family Brad Manning Ford in DeKalb, Ill. Sycamore Ford-Hyundai in Sycamore, Ill.

Manning purchased the Ford-related assets of Sycamore Ford, a competing nearby store. Manning will operate the combined entity from the location in DeKalb, but it could expand or move. Bemis continues to operate Sycamore Hyundai and plans to build a new Hyundai dealership.

01/13/2021 Maroone/Dean Maroone USA Patty Dean Mike Maroone Chevrolet West Palm Beach Roger Dean Chevrolet in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Maroone USA assumed full ownership of the dealership. In 2017, it partnered with Patty Dean to jointly own and manage the store.

01/13/2021 West Herr/LeBrun West Herr Automotive Group Steve LeBrun and Dave LeBrun West Herr LeBrun Toyota LeBrun Toyota in Canandaigua, N.Y.

This is West Herr’s third Toyota store and 28th location. No broker was used in the transaction.

01/13/2021 indiGO/Mattioli indiGO Auto Group Mattioli Automotive Group Ferrari Silicon Valley in Redwood City, Calif.

No broker was used in the transaction.

01/13/2021 Garber/Doyle Garber Automotive Group Mark Doyle and Michael Doyle Garber Chevrolet-Subaru Doyle Chevrolet-Subaru in Webster, N.Y.

This is Garber’s first Subaru dealership and sixth brand in the Rochester, N.Y., area. Brian Traugott of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, brokered the transaction.

01/13/2021 McGavock/Dibre McGavock Auto Group Patrick Dibre McGavock Nissan of Rockwall Nissan of Rockwall in Texas

No broker was used in the transaction.

01/12/2021 Walt Massey/Grubbs Walt Massey of Walt Massey Auto Group Mack Grubbs Walt Massey Chevrolet-Buick-GMC; Walt Massey Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram; and Walt Massey Ford Mack Grubbs Chevrolet-Buick-GMC; Mack Grubbs Motors, a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership; and Mack Grubbs Ford, all in Columbia, Miss.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

01/12/2021 Goebel/Reedy Wit Goebel Richard Reedy Zeller Ford Reedy Ford in Arkansas City, Kan.
01/12/2021 Nelson/Sam Linder Nelson Group Automotive Sam Linder Auto Group Jaguar-Land Rover Monterey and Volvo Cars Monterey in Seaside, Calif.

Nelson Group also owns Selma Auto Mall. No broker was used in the transaction.