Hamilton Honda Earns the President's Award for 2010


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American Honda Co., Inc,. has announced that Hamilton Honda is a recipient of its highest dealership honor, the President’s Award for 2010. The coveted award is presented to top-performing Honda dealerships across the country, based on their achievement of excellence in all areas of operation, including customer service and satisfaction, sales, training and facility operation.

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Hamilton Honda Earns the President's Award for 2010

  1. 1. For Immediate ReleaseHamilton Honda Earns the President’s Award for 2010, Honda’s Most Prestigious Dealership AwardFebruary 10, 2011 – Hamilton, NJ: American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has announcedthat Hamilton Honda (www.HamiltonHonda.net) is a recipient of its highest dealershiphonor, the President’s Award for 2010. The coveted award is presented to top-performing Honda dealerships across the country, based on their achievement ofexcellence in all areas of operation, including customer service and satisfaction, sales,training and facility operation.Approximately only 15% of the Honda dealerships in the United States achieve thePresidents Award each year. The Presidents Award reflects Hamilton Honda’s totalcommitment to customers, before, during and after the sale. It is the highest award thata Honda dealership can receive because it demands the highest personal investmentfrom team members, and produces the greatest results - satisfied, loyal customers.“We realize what this is an achievement of our entire staff working as a team day afterday to achieve excellence,” says automotive veteran and co-owner Mike Saporito withformer NFL pro-bowler and partner, Jessie Armstead. “The Presidents Award reflects ourtotal commitment to our customers.”Since initiating the program in 1995, the President’s Award is the most prestigioushonor that Honda grants to its dealerships. This program is designed to recognize top-performing dealerships in the areas of training, sales, customer treatment, businessmanagement, and facilities. Each dealerships performance in these key areas ismeasured and scored against several criteria. Dealerships must earn a minimum of 70points out of 100 and place in the top 15 percent of the Honda dealer body in terms oftheir total score to be awarded Presidents Award status for the year 2010. HamiltonHonda received 100 points and placed in the top 1% nationally for the Honda President’saward in 2010.Hamilton Honda’s full service, state-of-the-art facility is located at 655 US Hwy 130 inHamilton New Jersey. For more information, please call 877.472.5578 or visitwww.HamiltonHonda.net.About Hamilton HondaHamilton Honda opened its 65,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Hamilton,New Jersey on May 19, 2009. The dealership, located on a 12-acre campus in centralNew Jersey, was founded by Automotive Veteran Mike Saporito and 5-time NFL pro-bowler Jessie Armstead. After only one year in business, Hamilton Honda skyrocketedinto the top 10 Honda retailers in the nation. Hamilton’s extraordinary growth is a resultof their active community involvement, exceptional customer service and their volumepricing strategy, which gives consumers guaranteed low prices, free oil changes, loaner
  2. 2. cars and car washes for life. New Jersey Senator Tom Goodwin recognized that“Hamilton Honda has become an important member of the New Jersey businesscommunity since its inception, Hamilton is employing more than 100 individuals andhas generated more than $150 million in sales revenue, with 8,000 new and used carssold and another 66,000 serviced.” The dealership has become known for its customerfriendly team and new facility equipped with an internet café with free refreshments anda mini-museum with Jessie Armstead artifacts from the brightest moments of his career.About Mike SaporitoMike Saporito is an entrepreneur and 24-year-veteran of the automotive industry whohas achieved a rare industry milestone by generating more than two billion dollars ofautomotive sales while representing Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, Infiniti and Lexus.Hamilton Honda, Saporito’s newest Honda dealership, recently sky-rocketed into the top10 Honda retailers in the nation within one year of opening its doors. Saporito is also akey supporter of the YMCA, volunteering his time and raising funds to help further theorganization’s mission. Saporito is also a supporter of the Children’s Miracle Network,Jimmy’s Fund, YWCA, SKOR, and Ryan’s Quest.About Jessie ArmsteadJessie Armstead is co-owner of Hamilton Honda, one of the top 10 largest and fastestgrowing Honda dealerships in the nation. Prior to his turn in the auto industry,Armstead played 12 seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants and WashingtonRedskins, and went to the Pro-Bowl five times. In addition to his work at HamiltonHonda, Armstead works hard for a number of not-for-profit organizations, includingYMCA, DARE, Cystic Fibrosis, My Sisters Place, Giants Academy, ASC Football Camp, CityMeals on Wheels and Make a Wish Foundation.Relevant Links:www.HamiltonHonda.netwww.MikeSaporitoNews.comwww.JessieArmsteadNews.comwww.Tier10Marketing.comMedia Contact:Luisana SuegartTier 10 MarketingT: 786.223.6313E: lsuegart@tier10marketing.com