WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – There’s a major change within the native car enterprise.
A complete of 12 Fuccillo Automotive dealerships throughout New York, together with the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Ford dealerships in Adams and the Mitsubishi dealership in Watertown, at the moment are owned by Wally Darwish.
This deal comes after north nation icon Billy Fuccillo handed away final yr.
“After I came upon that I used to be in a position to and had a possibility to accumulate these dealerships, I actually went after it and went after it arduous,” Darwish stated Tuesday.
Darwish says he is aware of he has huge sneakers to fill, however the New Jersey native says his fondness for the limelight is like Fuccillo’s.
“On TV, I’d say, you recognize, ‘Come on down, have enjoyable and get an ideal deal, woo hoo’ and folks would come as much as me lots and say ‘Man you remind us of that man Billly Fuccillo,’” Darwish stated.
Fuccillo was identified to maintain these he knew regardless of the relation, a trait that Darwish desires to proceed with all his clients and workers.
“Folks which might be listed here are going to have a possibility to develop with me which is superior and I’m so pleased,” he stated.
All workers on the areas Darwish bought have been provided an opportunity to stick with the brand new proprietor.
Darwish additionally says he desires to change into a nationwide title in 5 to seven years, shopping for profitable dealerships like Fuccillo’s to assist him get there.
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