Thursday November 2, 2017

Burritt Motors to Acquire Shapiro dealership in Oswego

Transaction involves two of Oswego's longest standing auto dealers
By Lou Sorendo

    Chris, Left, and Rich Burritt



    Two longtime titans of the local automotive sector are joining forces.

     

    Burritt Motors, 340 state Route 104 East, Oswego, is acquiring Shapiro Motors, 410 W. First St., Oswego.

     

    While the transaction is yet to be official, Burritt Motors’ owner Richard Burritt indicated that he has been focused on completing the acquisition with the cross-town dealership.

     

    Burritt is in full control of the dealership after his father Chris transferred ownership in the fall of 2016.

     

    Burritt Motors, which has 49 employees, first opened for business in 1955. Chris Burritt took over the business in 1978.

     

    Shapiro Motors, owned by Todd Shapiro, celebrated its 75th year at the same location in 2016. It employs 28 workers.

     

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 152

Issue 152
October/November 2017

Cover Story

Profiles

Kathryn J. Connell

On The Job

“Do you encourage your employees to get additional training?”

Success Stories

Chase Enterprises

My Turn

Jobs of Yesteryear Not Coming Back

Economic Trends

The Shift in Manufacturing Jobs

Last Page

Ronald Woodward Sr.