Subaru

Garavel Subaru

10 Tindall Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851

  • Sales: (877) 223-0913
  • Service: (888) 826-3245
  • Parts: (866) 442-0104

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Introducing the Garavel Subaru Team!


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Paul Garavel
    Owner / Dealer Principal
    (203) 642-0613

    Hire Date 4/1997

    Paul opened the doors of Subaru of Wilton in early 1997, eager to sell and service some Subarus! An expert in the needs of the Northeastern market, he already had over 20 years of automotive experience. In the spring of 2005 the dealership was moved to Norwalk and became Georgetown Subaru. In October of 2012 it became Garavel Subaru as we know it today.

    Diversified interests have always been his strength. While a student in college he was a member of the Connecticut General Assembly representing Danbury for ten years. Three years after his retirement from politics he purchased Georgetown Jeep in Wilton, CT, which grew to be Connecticut's largest Jeep dealer. In 2002 they expanded to Georgetown Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Norwalk, CT.

    He is active in the community and supports breast cancer research and fighting poverty.

    His passions in life include his work, ice cream, boating and his family. He is an avid Yankee fan and a Beatlemaniac.

    If you see Paul walking around the dealership please say hi! He loves striking up conversation with customers and will do everything in his power to make his customers happy.

    Paul also owns Garavel Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, our sister store.

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Alan Eastright
    Parts Manager
    (203) 642-0617

    Alan has worked for Garavel Subaru since October, 2006


    Alan has worked in the automotive parts field since 1975, at both the dealership and after-market levels.  He has the knowledge and experience to assist you with any of your genuine Subaru part or accessory needs. 


    He is married with two children and three grandchildren. His hobbies include reading, computers and playing the guitar.


    Alan Eastright

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  • Alphonse C.
    Certified Technician

    Hire date: 4/2011

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  • Brian Sperry
    Certified Technician


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  • Corey Paulding
    Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0139

    Corey has been with Garavel Subaru since August 2014

    His coworkers all would say he is a very outgoing, friendly person.

    Corey is huge movie fanatic, and really enjoys horror, and action movies.

    He is also really into cars, and will go to any show he can, and see any type of car he can.

    When he was in high school at Brian McMahon here in Norwalk, he participated in ROTC, and competed in track and field.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:30-7:00
    Wednesday: 8:30-7:00
    Thursday: 12:00-7:00
    Friday: OFF
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00


    Corey Paulding

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  • David Anderson
    Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0622

    David has been with Garavel Subaru since February, 2015

    Before he worked here, David had a number of jobs.He is originally from Wisconsin, then moved to Miami, but ultimately came to CT because his wife got a new job here.

    In his free time he really likes to read, his favorite author is C.S. Forrestor.  His favorite genre is mostly fiction, mainly historical, or science fiction.

    He is the proud owner of a 2 year old Persian cat named Rajah.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:00-6:00
    Tuesday: 8:00-6:00
    Wednesday: OFF
    Thursday: 12:00-7:00
    Friday: 8:00-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    David Anderson

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  • David Lalor
    Parts Counterman
    (203) 642-0615

    David has been with Garavel Subaru since June, 2004

    David joined us back in 2004 as a parts driver, eventually coming into the building, out of the cold.

    He was raised in Jamaica.


    David Lalor

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  • Don Gasparino
    Assistant Service Manager
    (203) 642-0614

    Hire date: 10/2010

    When not helping the pre-Subaru customers of his fellow Don, he is writing up the service for your car and making sure it gets fixed or checked as promised!

    Don is a local Norwalk-ian.

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Eddy Montes
    Certified Sales Consultant
    203-295-0965

    Eddy has been with Garavel Subaru since February 2015

    Eddy is a native Norwalk-er, and has lived here most of his life.

    When he is not at work Eddy enjoys going fishing, and working out.
    he is really into sports, and cars.

    Eddy is fluent in Spanish, and English.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:30-7:00
    Wednesday: 8:30-7:00
    Thursday: OFF
    Friday: 12:00-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Erubey

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  • Gary Baumann
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0620

    Gary has been with Garavel Subaru since May, 2013

    Gary is fluent in English, Russian and Lithuanian.


    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: OFF
    Wednesday: 12:00-7:00
    Thursday: 8:30-7:00
    Friday: 8:30-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Gregg Catandella
    Service Director
    203-295-0964



    Gregg Cantandella

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  • Jackie Toussaint
    Office Support
    (203) 840-1750

    Hire date: 12/2012

    Jackie works in our accounting office.

    She is the DJ for the daily music in the accounting office and is currently listening to... Nicki Minaj.

    She aspires to be a movie critic and is an avid film-goer. She really believes that accessories really pull together an outfit, especially ties, socks and scarves.


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  • Jason Witkowsky
    Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0621

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: OFF
    Wednesday: 12:00-7:00
    Thursday: 8:30-7:00
    Friday: 8:30-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Jason Witkowsky

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  • Jay Presley
    Assistant Sales manager
    (203) 642-0620

    Jay has been with the company for over 2 years, and prior to here was not in the car business for very long.  Jay started out as a sales consultant, and was recently promoted to assistant sales manager!

    Jay likes to frequently watch Football, Baseball, and Basketball.

    When not at work he really enjoys spending time with his wife, and kids.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 12:00-6:00
    Wednesday: 8:30-7:00
    Thursday: OFF
    Friday: 12:00-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Jeremy Garavel
    General Manager
    (203) 642-0619

    Hire date 3/2011

    Jeremy joined Garavel Subaru full time in March of 2011.  He enjoys being in the auto industry and has been around the Garavel stores for most of his life.

    When not working, Jeremy enjoys running, reading and exploring NYC.

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  • Joe Wiatrzyk
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0620

    Joe has been with Garavel Subaru since March of 2011.


    Before Garavel Joe owned two Floral businesses for 27 years, that he sold in 2008.

    Joe is very passionate about golfing, and plans to beat John Epi in it, as often as possible.

    Joe has two kids that are all grown up, and married.  He recently rescued a puppy from the Stamford pound, and enjoys playing with him.

    Joe is also very much into watching football, and boxing as well.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:30-7:00
    Wednesday: 12:00-7:00
    Thursday: 8:30-7:00
    Friday: OFF
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • John Epitropakis
    Inventory Manager
    (203) 840-1750

    John has been with Garavel since July 2011.

    A life-long Norwalkian, John is known around the dealership as John "Epi". He is always looking to make his customers laugh.

    John plays in multiple competitive softball leagues after work (on the Garavel Subaru sponsored team!). He loves to travel - he has been to Greece multiple times and once to Antarctica.

    John speaks English and Greek.


    Hours:
    Monday: 8:00-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:00-5:00
    Wednesday: OFF
    Thursday: 8:00-7:00
    Friday: 8:00-6:00
    Saturday: 8:00-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • John Polson
    Parts Counterman
    (203) 642-0615

    John Has been with Garavel Subaru since July, 2013


    John has over 20 years of parts experience and is a big NY GIANTS fan.

    John Polson

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  • Jose Sabillon
    Pre-owned Vehicle Manager
    203-992-4614

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:00-7:00
    Tuesday: OFF
    Wednesday: 8:00-7:00
    Thursday: 8:00-7:00
    Friday: 8:00-4:00
    Saturday: 8:00-4:00


    Jose Sabillon

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  • Jose Marin
    Business Manager
    (203) 642-0612

    Jose has been with Garavel Subaru since January, 2012

    Jose is fluent in English and Spanish.


    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:30-7:00
    Wednesday: 8:30-7:00
    Thursday: 8:30-7:00
    Friday: OFF
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Jose Marin

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  • Jose Sarmento
    Facilities Manager

    Hire date: 11/02

    Jose comes to us from Brazil, where he was born and raised. He started with Georgetown almost 12 years ago, moving to Garavel Subaru four years ago.

    In his earlier years, he flew helicopters for the Brazilian Air Force. He was trained for combat but spent most of his time flying rescue missions over the Amazon rainforest.

    He knows many languages including Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and English.

    Stop by and say "hello" to Jose all around our facility!

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  • Joseph Zerbo
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0620

    Joe has been working with Garavel Subaru since September, 2013.

    Joe has worked  in Internet Sales, and currently is positioned as a Sales Consultant.  He has over 25 years in retail focusing his efforts in customer service .

    Joe says: "I enjoy the family atmosphere that is displayed everyday . Our staff works great with each other to make sure everyone is attended to.
    A customer of mine said "All the talking and laughter reminds me of a Italian Family at Sunday dinner."

    Henry Ford once said
    Coming together is a beginning
    Keeping together is a process
    Working together is a success.

    Please feel free to go on dealerrater.com and read the postive feedback I have received from my customers who are part
    of the Garavel Family and you will see why  the above quote fits me like a t . Model T that is" 

    When not working he likes sports , golf is his number one sport.  He is a golf channel junkie.  He also likes to eat Italian food and work out with his personal trainer Alex. 


    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: OFF
    Wednesday: 12:00-7:00
    Thursday: 8:30-7:00
    Friday: 8:30-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Kevin Kazmercyk
    Controller
    (203) 642-0620


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  • Kevin O'Brien
    Sales Consultant
    (203) 992-4609

    Kevin has been with Garavel Subaru since 

    Currently attends UCONN, and working on a degree in Biochemical engineering.

    Kevin really enjoys skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and anything outdoors.  He is really into sports, and is a big Jets fan.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: OFF
    Wednesday: 12:00-7:00
    Thursday: 8:30-7:00
    Friday: 8:30-7:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Kevin O'Brien

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  • Mao H.
    Office Staff
    (203) 642-0620


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  • Mark Zapata
    Parts Driver
    (203) 642-0615

    Hire date: 8/2012

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  • Marvin Gonzalez
    Sales Porter
    (203) 840-1750

    Hire date: 12/2011

    Marvin is fluent in English and Spanish.

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  • Michael Ruggiero
    Assistant Service Manager
    203-642-0616


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  • Michelle Johnson
    Fixed Operations Administrator
    203-840-1750


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  • Miles Shapiro
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0625

    Miles has been with Garavel  since July 2011.

    Miles joined Garavel Subaru over two years ago. He loves selling cars he truly believes in.  Indeed, he is so enthusiastic, he has created a twitter page under the handle "subarumiles" and regularly chimes in about new deals, changes in models, car reviews, and any new models that may be arriving.

    A graduate of Yale, Miles has many interests. He is a published writer, an exhibiting painter and a mediocre basketball player.  His previous work experience was mostly in sales and marketing-- real estate and social media.

    He is the father of three beautiful kids, daughter currently who has studied in France, and a set of twins, boy/girl.

    His passions in life include his work, University of Maryland basketball, reading, and his family.

    If you see Miles around the dealership, you'll notice he always has a smile on his face.  Let him know what you think of his painting in the waiting room. He loves his customers and feels fulfilled when he can make them happy


    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 10:30-7:30
    Wednesday:8:30-2:30
    Thursday: OFF
    Friday: 8:30-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Paul Albert
    New Car Sales Manager
    203-642-0624

    Paul has been in the car business over 30 years.  


    World renowned fantasy sports expert, and cigar aficionado.  Paul is a huge New York Yankee fan, and also loves the New York Giants.  

    When not at work, Paul really enjoys going to the beach, spending time with his two kids, and various sporting events.

    hours:
    Monday: 8:00-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:00-6:00
    Wednesday: OFF
    Thursday: 8:00-6:00
    Friday: 8:00-6:00
    Saturday 8:00-5:00

    Paul Albert


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  • Rich Morel
    Assistant Service Manager
    (203) 642-0626

    Hire date: 3/2011

    Born and raised in Connecticut, he lives in Milford with his collection of cars and guitars. When not at work, you can find Rich bull-riding, on the race track, or hunting.

    Rich was the accessories guru before he moved to the front service counter. If there is something you want for your Subaru, Rich can find it for you.



    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Rob Peterson
    Service Assistant


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  • Robert Fuchs
    Sales Consultant
    (203) 642-0611

    Robert has been with Garavel Subaru since May 2015

    Before working for Garavel, he was a private investigator for 35 years.  He specialized in insurance fraud, and owned his business.

    Robert really enjoys spending his time with his grandchildren, doing things like hiking, and fishing.

    He also frequently enjoys dining out with his wife.

    Robert played football at Ashland University, in Ashland Ohio.  He was a Full Back.  Right now he spends more time watching football, and is a Huge Dallas Cowboys fan.  Robert also used to compete in Martial Arts, and is a 3rd degree black belt in Shodokan.

    Hours:
    Monday: 8:30-7:00
    Tuesday: 8:30-7:00
    Wednesday: OFF
    Thursday: 12:00-7:00
    Friday: 8:30-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Robert Fuchs

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  • Shantel Douglas
    Office Support


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  • Tom Nerreau
    Pre Owned Sales Manager
    (203) 642-0610

    Tom has been with Garavel Subaru since January, 2014


    Tom has held a variety of positions here including sales manager, used car manager, and he is currently the business manager.

    He has 3 children, and enjoys spending time with them when not at work.

    Before working here he owned a one hour photo lab, and is still really into photography.  He is also into motorcycles, and sports cars.

    Hours:
    Monday:8:30-7:00
    Tuesday:8:30-7:00
    Wednesday:8:30-5:00
    Thursday: OFF
    Friday: 8:30-6:00
    Saturday: 8:30-5:00

    Certified: Garavel Subaru

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  • Victor Vargas
    Certified Technician


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Every team member on this page is an important part of Garavel Subaru. They are the hard workers who fix your car, detail it, locate the parts for it, finance it, accessorize it, give you the facts and greet you with a smile everyday. Please do not hesitate to send one of us an email, or give us a call. We are always looking to help you - because that helps us to enrich our own lives!