Advantage Toyota Valley Stream Staff

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  • Anthony Tocante - GM
    Advantage Toyota Valley Stream General Manager
    (516) 887-8600

    Anthony (Tony) Tocante is our General Manager. Our friendly, personal service, killer deals, unique perks, and more are all due to Tony's vision and encouragement. Tony's a graduate of Mercy College with a degree in Business Administration. Tony has 30+ years of automotive experience as a Finance Manager, Sales Manager, and General Manager. He's been with the Atlantic Auto Group for 24 years. Tony's core philosophy: Treat each customer as we would a guest in our home.

  • Derrick Doble - GSM
    General Sales Manager
    (516) 837-1707

    Derrick Doble, our General Sales Manager, is in charge of all aspects of new and used car and truck sales and leasing at our dealership.  If you have any questions or require any other kind of assistance, Derrick will be glad to help you out.

  • Andrew Zammitto-Sales
    Used Car Sales Manager
    (516) 624-1809

    Used Car Sales Manager Andrew Zammitto has over a decade of experience in our auto group; he'll get you into a used car or truck at a great price. He'll also be happy to discuss the simple process of selling us your vehicle with no obligation to purchase from our dealership.

    Andrew's favorite Toyota is the Highlander SUV.

    Andrew enjoys boating and spending time with his family.

  • Martin Flores - Sales
    Used Car Sales Manager
    (516) 837-7653

    Used Car Sales Manager Martin Flores is able to match the perfect car to the perfect person.

  • Shermica Malcolm-Sales
    Sales Manager
    (516) 837-7651

    Dealing with Sales Manager Shermica Malcolm is always a pleasure; easygoing and fun, she simplifies and adds an element of calmness to the car-buying process.

    Click here for a brief video of Shermica and a customer she helped.

  • Fernando Taveras-Sales
    Sales Manager
    (516) 837-7650

    Dealing with Sales Manager Fernando Taveras is always stress-free; he'll get you the best numbers on a new car or truck, and answer any questions you may have about the car-buying process.

  • Mike - Fleet Sales
    Fleet Manager
    (516) 837-7670

    Fleet Manager Mike Abramov will take care of you. Whatever vehicle you want, he'll get it for you!  Mike's favorite Toyota is the Highlander SUV.

  • David Ayuso - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7668

    Whether you're looking to purchase or lease a new car or truck, purchase a used vehicle, or are starting the process of car-shopping and just want some information, David Ayuso will take care of you.  David enjoys drawing, working out, and traveling (especially road trips), and he is a true people person.  David's favorite Toyota is the Avalon sedan.

  • Stacy Carter - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 624-1824

    Stacy Carter will take care of all of your car-shopping, car-buying, and car-leasing needs. Stacy's favorite hobbies include music movies, and her favorite Toyota is the 4Runner SUV.

  • Asif Chhina - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7659

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Asif Chhina speaks your language; besides English, Asif can get you behind the wheel in Urdu, Punjabi, and Hindi.  Asif very much enjoys watching #movies, and he's a pro when it comes to all aspects of cars.  Asif's favorite Toyota is the Land Cruiser SUV.

  • Edward Flores - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7652

    While Edward Flores sells and leases cars and trucks to all, Eddie's also a specialist who works in the Taxi Livery and Black Car department.  Eddie will get the best deal for you, whatever your needs. Se habla español.

  • Willie Griszell - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7662

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Willie Griszell can't wait to take you for a spin in any vehicle in our huge inventory and get you an outstanding deal on the new or used car or truck that tickles your fancy and meets your budget.  Willie enjoys Bible study, basketball, football, and sports in general.  Willie's favorite Toyota is the Highlander SUV.

  • Leo Hall - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7655

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Leo Hall has a low key, laid-approach to the car buy/leasing process; he's always happy to answer any and all questions, and put your mind at ease.  Leo loves huntin', fishin', and watersports (including waterskiing). Leo's favorite Toyota is the Camry sedan.

  • Joe Handerhan - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-1713

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Joe Handerhan is here to help you with all of your car-shopping needs; he's master-certified and extremely knowledgeable about all of our Toyota models, and about cars in general. He'll be happy to answer all of your questions and find the new or used car or truck that works best for you.

    Joe enjoys golfing, fishing, and all things automotive. His favorite Toyota is the classic Prius Hatchback.

    Joe highlights features of the 2018 Toyota C-HR SUV in this video.

  • Jason Jia - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 624-1827

    Jason Jia is here to help you with all of your car-shopping needs in English or Chinese (he's fluent in both); he'll be happy to answer all of your questions and find the new or used car or truck that works best for you.

    When not selling and leasing cars and trucks and assisting customers, Jason enjoys swimming and hanging out with friends.

    Jason's favorite Toyota is the road trip-ready Highlander SUV.

    Hear a few words from Jason.

  • Zaki Khan - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7659

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Zaki Khan is standing by to take you places. You won't believe how effortless purchasing or leasing a car or truck can be, with Zaki's help. Zaki has eclectic interests, including cars, astronomy, and fishing.  Zaki's favorite Toyota is the Prius sedan.

  • Michael Miller - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7658

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Michael Miller is one of our most experienced and knowledgeable salespeople. He'll give you a test drive in the car or truck of your choice and answer all of your questions. Michael's an avid reader, and he loves selling and leasing cars and trucks. Michael's favorite Toyota is the Camry sedan.

  • Anthony Oliveri - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7656

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Anthony Oliveri is eager to get you rolling into the perfect vehicle in no time flat, whether you decide to purchase or lease.

    Tony's specialty is working with our Vehicle Exchange Program; it enables people to get into a brand new vehicle with no money down, and for the same or, often, a lower payment going forward! Call Tony at (516) 837-837-7656 for info on this complimentary service.

    Tony very much enjoys cooking.  Tony's favorite Toyota is the Highlander SUV.

  • Basil Rabie - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7666

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Basil Rabie enjoys his job so much that he seems at times to practically live at the dealership, working hard to get the best-fit vehicle and best deal for his customers.  Basil's favorite Toyota is the Highlander SUV.

  • Richie Sankar - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-1705

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Richie Sankar is here to help you with all of your car-shopping needs; he'll be happy to answer all of your questions, find the best new or used car or truck for you, and get you out of our dealership - in a new set of wheels - before you know it.

    Richie is an avid music listener; some of his favorite varieties are Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Rock, Pop, and EDM.

    Richie also enjoys films, especially Horror films and Documentaries.

    Richie's favorite Toyota is the Highlander Limited Platinum SUV.

  • Aramis Taveras - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-1710

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Aramis Taveras misses the Toyota Supra and is hoping it'll come back soon.  He's here to help get you a new or used car or truck. Aramis loves traveling and working on cars. Aramis's favorite Toyota is the legendary Supra sports car.  Se habla español.

  • Al Toussaint - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7664

    Al Toussaint doesn't mess around; he was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army, and he still enjoys skydiving.  His current mission is to get his customers the best deals on the perfect car or truck for their needs; that could involve leasing or purchasing a new car, or the purchase of a pre-owned cream puff.  Al's favorite Toyota is the Sequoia SUV.

  • Rudy Walker - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 837-7660

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Rudy Walker can't wait to give you a test drive in the car or truck of your choice.  He'll stand upon his head 'till his ears are turning red to get the best deal for you. Rudy's a major fan of the New York Jets. Rudy's favorite Toyota is the Camry sedan.

  • Chris Williams - Sales
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    (516) 624-1805

    Sales and Leasing Consultant Chris Williams will provide you with info about our dealership, inventory, and current deals and incentives... and he'll be more than happy to take you for a test drive.

    Chris enjoys bicycling, watching sports - especially football, basketball, and boxing - and enjoys a great movie.

    Chris' favorite Toyota is the iconic Camry sedan.

  • Femi - Lease Returns
    Lease Return Manager
    (516) 837-7667

    Femi Osewa is our Lease Return Manager.  Femi will get you a sweet deal on a new set of wheels. Femi enjoys traveling, soccer, cars, and politics (not necessarily at the same time).

  • Erinson Duran - Finance
    Finance Manager
    (516) 837-1702

    Finance Manager Erinson Duran will seal the deal for you - in English or Spanish.

    Click here for a few words from Erinson en español.

  • Frank Hussain - Finance
    Finance Manager
    (516) 837-7654

    Finance Manager Frank Hussain is a seasoned professional who gets things done for his customers by dealing with numerous financial institutions.

  • Mostafa - Finance
    Finance Manager
    (516) 837-1704

    Finance Manager Mostafa Zaghloul grew up in Valley Stream, NY... about as local as one can get!  Mostafa is interested in politics, history, sports (both as a player and as a spectator), and swimming. Click here for a few words from our local guy, Mostafa. Mostafa's favorite Toyota is the legendary Supra sports car.

  • Grisela - Insurance
    Insurance Agent
    (516) 837-1701

    Grisela Quintanilla is an in-house Insurance rep who'll get you the lowest price on insurance as part of your car-buying or -leasing experience. If you wish, she'll be happy to determine if you can lower your non-insurance cost when adding a new insurance policy.

    Grisela loves working out and dancing; her favorite Toyota model is the sporty Highlander SUV.

  • Zach Widder - Service
    Service Department Manager
    (516) 837-1711

    Service Department Manager Zach Widder is in charge of our Service Department; he ensures that his department runs smoothly and that all customers' expectations are consistently exceeded. Zach thoroughly enjoys automotive sports and target shooting (both skeet and paper targets). Zach's favorite Toyota is the Land Cruiser SUV.

  • Steve Kirtman - Service
    Customer Relations Manager
    (516) 624-1816

    Customer Relations Manager Steve Kirtman is happy to answer all questions pertaining to your Service experience. Call Steve at (516) 624-1816 or send him an email at and he'll get right back to you.

  • Angel Fernandez-Service
    Service Consultant
    (516) 887-8655

    Service Consultant Angel Fernandez will take care of all of your Service needs in English o español. Besides always enjoying time with his family, Angel likes to work out; he also enjoys boxing and basketball - both sports as an active participant and spectator. Angel's favorite Toyota is the Land Cruiser SUV.

    Click here for a few words from Angel in English y en español.

  • Jeff Merlo - Service
    ToyotaCare Service Consultant
    (516) 624-1820

    Service Consultant Jeff Merlo will be happy to assist you with all of your ToyotaCare Service needs. Jeff enjoys being involved with sports - especially football and basketball - as a spectator. Jeff''s favorite Toyota model is the 4Runner SUV.

  • Mike Taichong - Service
    Service Consultant
    (516) 837-1717

    Service Consultant Mike Taichong will be happy to take care of all of your Service needs. Mike's a major car enthusiast who enjoys customizing hot rods and muscle cars. Mike's favorite Toyota is the Land Cruiser SUV.

  • TJ Zino - Service
    Service Consultant
    (516) 624-1804

    Service Consultant TJ Zino will take care of all of your Service needs with a smile. Music is in TJ's blood; in fact, he's a professional piano player. TJ also enjoys dealing with the intricacies of boats, motorcycles, and, of course, cars and trucks. TJ's favorite Toyota is the 4Runner SUV.

  • Andy Zollinger - Service
    Service Consultant
    (516) 837-1714

    Service consultant Andy Zollinger will be happy to take care of all of your Service needs, no matter the make or model of your car or truck.

  • Will Ocasio - Parts
    Parts Specialist
    (516) 837-7673

    Will Ocasio is our resident Parts Specialists.  Come check out Will's parts!

  • Xavier Ascencio - Parts
    Parts Specialist
    (516) 837-7672

    Xavier Ascencio will get you the parts you need, with speed...

  • Gerry Sorrentino - Parts
    Parts Driver

    Gerry Sorrentio, our Parts Driver, supplies our dealership with all the parts you'll ever need.

  • Melissa Dyalram-Cashier
    (516) 624-1802

    Our cashier Melissa Dyalram will take your money and schedule a Sales or Service appointment that's most convenient for you. Melissa's fluent in both English and French. Melissa's into sports; she loves to run, jog, shoot pool, and play tennis. Melissa's favorite Toyota model is the Camry sedan.

  • Jasmine Weston-Internet
    Internet Sales Manager
    (516) 837-1803

    Jasmine Weston is the manager of our BDC (Business Development Center - aka Internet) department; she's here to help you with all of your car-shopping needs, whether you contact us by phone, e-mail, our website, or one of our social media channels. Jasmine will be happy to answer all of your questions, find the best new or used car or truck for you, and set an appointment for you to come in and drive your new vehicle home the same day.

    Jasmine enjoys listening to music and cooking; don't hesitate in asking her to share a recipe or two.

    Jasmine's favorite Toyota is the Camry sedan.


Advantage Toyota Valley Stream.  A top dealer of Toyota products on Long Island.

Come visit us and learn what we have to offer.

Advantage Toyota Valley Stream boasts of a hardworking team that's both pleasant to be around, and efficient. Every staff member is more than willing to work with each and every visitor. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and aims to help you get your desired new or used Toyota Long Island vehicle.  In case you have any questions, or if we can help you in any other way, feel free to express your thoughts to our staff members; they're equipped with knowledge from both training and experience. If you'd like to talk to a service technician or sales associate from Advantage Toyota Valley Stream, call us today at 888-862-0562 (Sales), or 888-303-1681 (Service). 

The people behind our car service and repairs are part of what makes our dealership successful. Our staff members are dedicated to giving you the best, no matter what your vehicle needs entail.  It's important for our staff to be not just courteous, but also knowledgeable, which is why heavy emphasis is placed on training and development. Our staff members are allowed to choose shifts depending on their comfort and convenience, to ensure the highest productivity.  By going through our website, you'll learn more about the staff at our dealership.  

No matter how late in the evening it is, give us a call or drop by to talk to the staff. Because of flexible shifts, all team members are attentive and at their best always. We believe that a strong team is central to good service, which is why each and every employee is carefully picked and then extensively trained to uphold our standards... not just when they're hired, but on a continual, ongoing basis. All of our different teams work hand in hand to insure that the most efficient services are delivered to you.

We have your wheels, and we have your back!