Dealership Buy/Sell

This Automotive News feature lists dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media. Click on column headers to sort by field.

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11/20/2019 Sons/AutoNation Sons Automotive Group AutoNation Sons Ford-Lincoln Auburn AutoNation Ford-Lincoln Auburn in Auburn, Ala.

There was no adviser in the transaction.

02/04/2020 Sweeney/DeLord Jake Sweeney Automotive Group Bill DeLord Jake Sweeney Buick-GMC-Cadillac Bill DeLord Autocenter in Lebanon, Ohio

This is the first Buick-GMC-Cadillac store for Jake Sweeney. Tim Lamb Group was the broker in the transaction. 

10/22/2019 Wanamaker/Leckner Geoff Wanamaker Carl Leckner Bayside Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Bayside Ford Leckner Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Leckner Ford in King George, Va.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

12/11/2019 Lithia/Williams Lithia Motors John Williams Wesley Chapel Toyota, Wesley Chapel Honda and Tampa Honda in Florida

These are Lithia’s first stores in Florida, and the nation’s third-largest new-vehicle retailer hopes to grow in the Southeast. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions handled the transaction for the buyer.

12/11/2019 Toll/Walker and Nicastro Abel Toll Wade Walker and Mike Nicastro Capitol City Imports Walker Motors Inc., a Volkswagen-Mazda dealership in Barre, Vt.

 Nancy Phillips Associates represented the seller in the transaction.

05/07/2014 Group 1/A-Rod Group 1 Automotive A-Rod LP Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake Alex Rodriguez Mercedes-Benz, League City, Texas

The dealership is expected to generate $85 million in annual revenues.

10/06/2016 Autosport/Adjess Jerry and Steve Lustig’s Autosport Group Adjess Motors Autosport Chevrolet Route 46 Chevrolet, Hackettstown, N.J.

Stu Lasser of Lasser Advisory Services was the adviser.

01/08/2018 Ott, Miller/Konner Jim Ott and Paul Miller Al Konner, Dean Konner, Irv Konner Ott-Miller Chevrolet of West Caldwell Konner Chevrolet, West Caldwell, N.J.

Lasser Advisory Services advised the sale.

11/11/2014 Esposito, Tackett/Haldeman Frank Esposito and Frank Tackett Alan Haldeman Route 33 Nissan Haldeman Nissan, Hamilton Square, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

08/06/2014 Victory/Omoomy Victory Automotive Group Ali Omoomy Marin County Ford Journey Ford, Novato, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

11/05/2014 Walker/All Star Walker Automotive All Star Automotive Group Walker Toyota All Star Toyota, Alexandria, La.
11/05/2014 Walker/All Star Walker Automotive All Star Automotive Group Walker Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram All Star Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Alexandria, La.
09/23/2013 Young/ Carrigan Spencer Young, Young Automotive Group Allen Carrigan Young Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Carrigan Motors, Morgan, Utah

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

08/18/2016 Chambers/Glick Herb Chambers Allen Glick Herb Chambers Nissan of Westborough Glick Nissan, Westborough, Mass.
11/23/2016 Leckner/Peer Carl Leckner Allen Peer Leckner Ford of Woodstock Muhlenberg Motors (Ford), Woodstock, Va.
03/18/2016 AutoNation/Samuels AutoNation Allen Samuels Auto Group

AutoNation will acquire 12 stores in Texas. There are 31 franchises. Brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter.

The stores represent approximately $800 million in annual revenue and sales of about 19,500 new and used vehicles a year. This is AutoNation’s biggest single acquisition since 1999. Stephens Inc. advised the seller.

11/23/2016 Bowers/Ferguson Matt Bowers Andrew Ferguson Matt Bowers Nissan Nissan of New Orleans, New Orleans
04/25/2016 Sage/Hong Sage Automotive Group Andrew Hong Sage Hyundai of Los Angeles 101 Vermont Hyundai, Los Angeles

David Meyer of Arent Fox advised the buyer, and Lance McKinlay of Enterprise Counsel Group advised the seller.

11/23/2016 Morgan/Moore Morgan Automotive Group Andy Moore Rountree-Moore Ford, Rountree-Moore Lincoln, Rountree-Moore Chevrolet-Cadillac, Rountree-Moore Toyota, Rountree-Moore Kia and Rountree-Moore Nissan Rountree-Moore Motors (Ford-Lincoln-Chevrolet-Cadillac-Toyota-Kia-Nissan), Lake City, Fla.

Tom Staszak and Chris Gain of Generational Capital Markets Inc. advised the seller.

02/18/2015 AutoFair/Regan AutoFair Automotive Group Ann Regan AutoFair Ford of Haverhill Regan Ford, Haverhill, Mass.
05/12/2015 Gresham/DiVito Gresham Automotive Holdings Anthony DiVito Gresham Subaru, Gresham, Ore.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

01/22/2015 Mitchell/Troiano, Artioli Mitchell Auto Group Anthony Troiano and Robert Artioli Mitchell Northampton Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Northampton Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Northampton, Mass.

This is Mitchell Auto Group's eighth store and its first outside Connecticut.

03/15/2016 Metro, Grieco/Aquidneck Metro Motor Group, Grieco Automotive Group Aquidneck Autocenter BMW of Newport, Middletown, R.I.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the seller. Michael Grieco Jr. is the dealer principal of the dealership. Metro Motor Group and Grieco Automotive Group are owned by the Grieco family. The family brands most of the New England stores “Metro” and the Florida stores “Grieco.”

08/13/2015 Holman/Asbury Holman Automotive Group Asbury Automotive Princeton BMW, Hamilton Township, N.J., Princeton Mini, Princeton, N.J.
01/11/2019 Torres/Ashley Rick Torres Ashley Ford Empire Ford of New Bedford Ashley Ford, New Bedford, Mass.

Joshua Teverow, Esquire, Ltd. advised the buyer.

08/18/2016 Ruge’s/Audia Ruge’s Automotive Audia Motor Sales Ruge’s Chevrolet Audia Motors Inc., Millbrook, N.Y.

BRAND: Chevrolet

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.

09/04/2015 Performance Columbus/AutoMax Performance Columbus AutoMax Performance Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Delaware AutoMax Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Delaware, Ohio
11/06/2018 Ellis/Automotive Associates Jim Ellis Automotive Group Automotive Associates of Atlanta Jim Ellis Kia of Kennesaw Cobb County Kia in Kennesaw, Ga.

Haig Partners advised the buyer and the seller in this transaction.

03/03/2017 Grieco/AutoNation Michael Grieco Jr. AutoNation Grieco Chevrolet of Delray Beach AutoNation Chevrolet Delray, Delray Beach, Fla.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

01/22/2015 Greenway/AutoNation Greenway Automotive Group AutoNation Westside Nissan AutoNation Nissan Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.
03/03/2017 Grieco/AutoNation Michael Grieco Jr. AutoNation Grieco Chevrolet of Fort Lauderdale AutoNation Chevrolet Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

12/20/2018 Grieco / AutoNation Grieco Automotive AutoNation Grieco Ford of Fort Lauderdale AutoNation Ford, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

01/13/2020 HGreg.com/AutoNation HGreg.com AutoNation HGreg Nissan Kendall AutoNation Nissan Kendall in Palmetto Bay, Fla.

HGreg.com worked with SAR Partners, Strategic Automotive Resources, which facilitated the sale.

12/20/2018 Grieco / AutoNation Grieco Automotive AutoNation Mercedes-Benz of Oxnard AutoNation Mercedes-Benz in Oxnard, Calif.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

03/03/2017 Grieco/AutoNation Michael Grieco Jr. AutoNation Grieco Ford of Delray Beach AutoNation Ford Delray, Delray Beach, Fla.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

03/25/2015 Group 1/Baillargeon Group 1 Automotive Baillargeon Motors DFW Audi, Euless, Texas
07/20/2015 Courtesy/Ballweg Courtesy Auto Group Ballweg Automotive Courtesy Ford of Sauk City Ballweg Ford, Sauk City, Wis.
10/23/2014 Bergstrom/Ballweg Bergstrom Automotive Ballweg Family of Dealerships Bergstrom Chevrolet of Middleton Ballweg Chevrolet, Middleton, Wis.
12/09/2013 Everett/ Barrett David Everett Barbara Bush Barrett Everett Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Rooster Bush Chevrolet-GMC- Cadillac, Morganton, N.C.

Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the buy/sell consultant.

04/24/2015 Blaise Alexander/Baugher Blaise Alexander Baugher Motors Blaise Alexander Chrysler-Dodge-Ram Baugher Motors, Codorus, Pa.
04/14/2016 Sames/Boyd Sames Auto Group Benny Boyd Sames Bastrop Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Benny Boyd Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Cedar Creek, Texas

Hicks Management was the adviser.

08/13/2015 Griffin/Bergstrom Jim Griffin Bergstrom Automotive Griffin Chevrolet Bergstrom Chevrolet, Milwaukee
09/28/2018 I.G. Burton/Berlin I.G. Burton Automotive Group Berlin Automotive Group I.G. Burton Chevrolet of Berlin and I.G. Burton Berlin Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Berlin Chevrolet and Berlin Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge of Berlin, Md.

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the seller in this transaction.

11/06/2018 Klein/Wentzel John Klein Berry Wentzel Klein Ford Wentzel Ford, Winneconne, Wis.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

10/18/2018 Klein/Wentzel John Klein Berry Wentzel Klein Ford Wentzel Ford, Winneconne, Wis.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

03/26/2014 Green/Arnlund Green Auto Group Bert Arnlund Kalispell Hyundai, Kalispell, Mont.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

06/13/2016 Llerena/Armstrong Lorenzo Llerena Bill Armstrong Lorenzo Ford Armstrong Ford of Homestead, Homestead, Fla.

Strategic Automotive Resources was the adviser.

08/06/2014 Lucas/Doraty Chris Lucas Bill Doraty Bill Doraty Kia, Medina, Ohio

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser. Bill Doraty Kia was the sixth-largest Kia dealer in the country in 2013.

09/19/2014 Penske/Drew SoCal Penske Bill Drew Penske Ford, Penske Hyundai Drew Ford, Drew Hyundai, La Mesa, Calif.
02/28/2014 Evans/Golling James Evans Jr. Bill Golling Golling's Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dayton, Ohio Evans Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram

Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

05/21/2014 Group 1/Munday Group 1 Automotive Bill Munday Kia of South Austin South Point Kia, Austin, Texas

The dealership is expected to generate $55 million in estimated annual revenues.

07/23/2014 Group 1/Munday Group 1 Bill Munday Munday Chevrolet, Munday Mazda, Houston

The stores' annual revenue is expected to be $225 million.

11/14/2019 Henning/O’Brien Justin Henning Bill O’Brien Chevrolet-Nissan of Walla Walla O’Brien Chevrolet-Nissan in Walla Walla, Wash.
12/16/2015 Maguire/Rapp Maguire Family of Dealerships Bill Rapp Auto Group Maguire Nissan of Syracuse Bill Rapp Nissan, Syracuse, N.Y.

KM & Associates advised the seller.

09/26/2019 Mainer/Shattuck, Wisotsky, Killian Mainer Auto Group Bill Shattuck, Kathy Wisotsky and Melanie Killian Mainer Ford of Bristow Bolin Ford of Bristow, Okla.

There was no adviser for either party in the transaction.

12/11/2019 DiLorenzo/Shearer Anthony DiLorenzo Bill Shearer Key Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac of Burlington Shearer Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac in South Burlington, Vt.

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the sale.

06/16/2016 Rossbaum/Brick Patti and Peter Rossbaum Bill, Barry, John and Jeff Brick Owen Sound Volkswagen Brick Bros. Volkswagen, Owen Sound, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America advised the sellers.

06/09/2015 Bayird/Crowe Bayird Auto Group Blake and Janet Crowe Keith Bayird Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep Earl’s Dodge-Jeep, West Plains, Mo.

Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.

Brands: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram

08/18/2016 Neessen/Fulenwider Phil Neessen Blake Fulenwider Neessen Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Blake Fulenwider Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kingsville, Texas

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

05/29/2015 Victory/Snider Victory Automotive Group Blake Snider Freeway Toyota-Scion of Hanford Hanford Toyota-Scion, Hanford, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.

07/06/2015 Nelson/Snider Dwight Nelson Blake Snider Elk Grove Kia, Elk Grove, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.

05/18/2016 Miller/Baker Greg Miller Bob Baker Greg Miller Toyota Bob Baker Toyota, Lemon Grove, Calif.
02/28/2019 Schmitt/Cerame Steven Schmitt Bob Cerame Schmitt Kia Paul Cerame Kia, Florissant, Mo.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

10/07/2015 Glockner/Clyse Tim Glockner Bob Clyse Glockner of Ironton Bob Clyse Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Ironton, Ohio
03/22/2019 Snell/Hurley Jim Snell Bob Hurley Riverside Ford of Tulsa Bob Hurley Ford, Tulsa, Okla.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

11/20/2019 Clemens/Kelly J.W. Clemens Bob Kelly Columbia Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Royal Gate Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Columbia in Illinois

There was no adviser in the sale.

11/21/2019 Taylor/Kelly Dave Taylor Bob Kelly David Taylor Ellisville Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Royal Gate Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram of Ellisville in Missouri

There was no adviser in the sale.

04/25/2016 Young/McFarland Young Automotive Group Bob McFarland Young Ford Brigham McFarland Ford, Brigham City, Utah
10/23/2014 Wyler/Montgomery Jeff Wyler Automotive Family Bob Montgomery Jeff Wyler Dixie Honda Bob Montgomery Dixie Honda, Louisville, Ky.
01/30/2020 Craig/Rohrman Sara Ayres Craig Bob Rohrman Auto Group Don Ayres Acura Fort Wayne Acura in Indiana

The buyer also owns Don Ayres Honda in Fort Wayne. No broker was used in the transaction.

12/23/2013 Pascarella, Maheras/ Van Ramshorst Curtis Pascarella and Michael Maheras Bob Van Ramshorst Phillips Chevrolet of Lansing Ridgeway Chevrolet, Lansing, Ill.
03/20/2014 Lithia/Zamora Lithia Motors Bob Zamora Volkswagen of Stockton Hammer Lane Volkswagen, Stockton, Calif.

The store is expected to add $20 million in annual revenues to Lithia.

08/17/2016 Yaklin/Ford Eddie and Justin Yaklin Bobby Ford Yaklin Ford of Lake Jackson Bobby Ford, Richwood, Texas

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

05/09/2019 Kelly/Boniface Hiers  Kelly Automotive Group Boniface Hiers Automotive Group Infiniti of Melbourne in Florida

Haig Partners advised the seller in this transaction.

10/27/2017 Pascarella/BR Curtis Pascarella BR Automotive Phillips Auto Group of Bradley Bradley-Bourbonnais Chevrolet, Bradley, Ill.

Phillips also has locations in Frankfort, Ill., and Lansing, Ill.

09/24/2015 Natale/Benson, Cantin Joe Natale Brad Benson, Dave Cantin Brad Benson Hyundai, Monmouth Junction, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the sellers.

09/12/2019 Dibre/Fenton Patrick Dibre Brad Fenton Nissan of Rockwall Fenton Nissan of Rockwall in Texas

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions was adviser for the seller.

11/28/2016 Rose/Hollister Jim Rose Brad Hollister Tillsonburg Kia, Tillsonburg, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America advised the seller.

07/11/2017 Jones/Joseph Rick Jones Brad Joseph Oliver C. Joseph Buick-GMC, Belleville, Ill. Cardinal Buick-GMC

Midwest Brokerage was the adviser.

01/08/2018 Toliver/Gunter Brian Toliver, Brent Toliver, and Jonathan Toliver Brent Gunter Ennis Ford, Ennis, Texas
01/08/2018 Curnow/Wyant Randy and Max Curnow Brent Wyant Max Curnow Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Barnes Baker Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Chillicothe, Mo.

Performance Brokerage Services represented the seller in this transaction.

11/20/2019 Terry/Beene Michael Terry Brett Beene Mike Terry Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Beene Motor Sales, a Chevrolet-Buick-GMC store in Mexia, Texas

Performance Brokerage Services facilitated the transaction. This is Terry’s first dealership. He previously was general manager of Peltier Subaru in Tyler, Texas.

02/18/2015 AutoNation/Coleman AutoNation Brett Coleman Mercedes-Benz of Reno, Reno, Nev.

Haig Partners advised the seller.

04/24/2015 Group 1/David Group 1 Automotive Brett David Prestige Audi, North Miami Beach, Fla.

The dealership has traditionally been ranked in the top 10 Audi dealerships in the U.S. for new-vehicle sales and is expected to generate $160 million in estimated annual revenues. Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.

10/23/2014 Harkness/Bemis Pete Harkness Auto Group Brian Bemis Automotive Group Pete Harkness of Oregon Brian Bemis Auto Mall, Oregon, Ill.

Brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

08/17/2016 Elm Creek/Bounds Elm Creek Auto Group Brian Bounds Premier Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Premier Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Bounds Autoplex, Livingston, Texas

Performance Brokerage Services advised buyer and seller.

06/09/2015 Price/Garcia Dave Price Brian Garcia Price Ford of Turlock Patchetts Ford, Turlock, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

06/16/2015 Salsbury/Harris Leah Salsbury Brian Harris Salsbury’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Baton Rouge Brian Harris Chrysler-Jeep, Baton Rouge, La.

Salsbury acquired the Chrysler and Jeep franchises and added them to its existing dealership, the former Salsbury’s Dodge City.

09/12/2019 O’Brien/Kelly Dan O’Brien Brian Kelly Dan O’Brien Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Kelly Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram of Methuen in Methuen, Mass.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

02/23/2018 Rafih/Tafler, Manji Terry Rafih Brian Tafler and Izzie Manji Midtown Honda, Toronto, Ontario

Dealer Solutions advised the sale. With this transaction, the Rafih Auto Group operates and manages 19 car brands including BMW, Dodge, Ford, Buick, Chevrolet and GMC.

12/09/2013 McKee, Martin/ Synco John McKee and Thomas Martin Britt Synco John McKee Chevrolet-Buick- GMC Synco Motors, Homer, La.

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the buy/sell consultant.

10/27/2017 Umansky/Brown Umansky Automotive Group Brown Automotive Group Umansky Toyota, Umansky Honda, Umansky Subaru of Charlottesville, Umansky Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Charlottesville, Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville Brown Toyota, Brown Honda, Brown Subaru, Brown Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville, in Charlottesville, Va.

Pinnacle Mergers advised the seller.

05/29/2015 Reichard/Bloom Jeff Reichard Bruce Bloom Reichard Chevrolet Boose Chevrolet, Brookville, Ohio
04/01/2015 Victory/McConnell Victory Automotive Group Bruce McConnell McConnell Chevrolet, McConnell Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Healdsburg, Calif.

Victory Automotive Group acquired the McConnell Dealer Group and its two dealerships.

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer in the transaction.

10/18/2018 Lalonde/Milnes Tania LaLonde Bruce Milnes LaLonde Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Milnes Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Imlay City, Mich.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

04/25/2016 Fields/Brumos Fields Auto Group Brumos Automotive Mercedes-Benz of Jacksonville, Lexus of Jacksonville, Porsche Jacksonville, Lexus of Orange Park, Mercedes-Benz of Orange Park Brumos Motorcars of Jacksonville, Brumos Lexus of Jacksonville, Brumos Porsche, Brumos Lexus of Orange Park, Mercedes-Benz of Orange Park, Jacksonville, Fla.

Haig Partners advised the seller.

05/30/2018 Ganley/Baumann Ken Ganley Buck Baumann Ken Ganley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Baumann Auto Group, Norwalk, Ohio

Brands included in the sale of Baumann Auto Group are Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Hyundai.

06/30/2014 Shottenkirk/Woodruff Greg Shottenkirk Buck Woodruff Shottenkirk Honda of Cartersville Honda Carland North, Cartersville, Ga.

The dealership retails about 700 new and 700 used vehicles a year.

09/24/2015 Hudson/Morris Hudson Automotive Bucky and David Morris Charleston Nissan Morris Nissan, Charleston, S.C.
08/29/2014 Larry H. Miller/Gordon Larry H. Miller Dealerships Bud Gordon Larry H. Miller Toyota Corona Quality Toyota, Corona, Calif.