Planet Honda New Jersey

Meet Our Staff

Our staff here at Planet Honda New Jersey is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our President Staff

President William   Feinstein
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Tel: 908-964-1600

Where are you from?

Paramus, NJ.


What are your hobbies and interests?

I enjoy reading, playing golf, and wine collecting.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

Getting to wear the Hondaboy costume of course :)


What is your consumer philosophy?

Your reputation is everything - if we take care of our customers, they will take care of us.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

President
William Feinstein

Meet Our Director of Customer Service Staff

Director of Customer Service Sue Lerch
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 1004

Where are you from?

Bridgewater, NJ


What are your hobbies and interests?

I love to go for a run every morning but I also enjoy tennis, golf, and hanging out with my family.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

My best moment is also my saddest moment; watching them tear down our old showroom but realizing we are creating a new and dynamic space to improve our customer experience.


What is your consumer philosophy?

The customer is our most valuable asset - treat them as you would your family.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I do all of my home improvements by myself.

Director of Customer Service
Sue Lerch

Meet Our New Car Sales Managers Staff

General Sales Manager Eddie Amorin
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 5000

Where are you from?

I am originally from Spain but I moved to Marlboro, NJ.


What are your hobbies and interests?

In my spare time, I enjoy hunting, motorcross, watching football, soccer, and boxing.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

Planet Honda has treated me very well over the years but I have to say my favorite moment has been being able to sell cars to the same families for over two decades.


What is your consumer philosophy?

I call it "KWK," kill with kindness. I believe every customer should leave this dealership happy whether they buy a car or not.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I'm a very good cook.

General Sales Manager
Eddie Amorin
New Car Sales Manager Chigbo Mbaekwe
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 5004

Where are you from?

I am originally from Africa but I moved to Middlesex, NJ.


What are your hobbies and interests?

Some of my favorite things to do are playing soccer and football, running, table tennis and traveling.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

My favorite moment here was when I was able to help out a 17-year-old Planet Honda customer of mine in a personal situation unrelated to buying a car. It was very rewarding.


What is your consumer philosophy?

Treat every customer with kindness, treat them the way you wish to be treated and they will be yours for life.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I have benched 425lbs. and have squatted 700lbs; two things I am very proud of.


New Car Sales Manager
Chigbo Mbaekwe
New Car Sales Manager Luis Astudillo
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 5001

Where are you from?

I am originally from from Chile.


What are your hobbies and interests?

I like to play tennis and spend time with my son.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

Whenever I get someone with challenged credit approved on a brand new Honda. It makes my day!


What is your consumer philosophy?

There is always a way of making a customer happy and satisfied.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I am the number 1 ranked handball player in the state of New Jersey.


New Car Sales Manager
Luis Astudillo
New Car Sales Manager Danny Odoiboye
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 5003

Where are you from?

I'm from Union, New Jersey


What are your hobbies and interests?

Going to the gym and watching soccer. Working with people with integrity to achieve results and having fun at the same time.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

My best moment at Planet Honda was when I sold two cars to a couple and their daughter who just came to the dealership for test drive. Good service pays.


What is your consumer philosophy?

As a sales manager my consumer philosophy is to make sure my customers get the best service before, during and after the sale.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I write down one thing I am grateful for everyday about my job. By expressing gratitude every morning before I step in the dealership get me in the right mindset and helps me prepare for the day challenges.


New Car Sales Manager
Danny Odoiboye

Meet Our Used Car Sales Managers Staff

Used Car Sales Director Bob Windisch
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 5502

Where are you from?

Edison, NJ


What are your hobbies and interests?

My favorite hobby is fishing but I most enjoy spending time with my five grandchildren.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

I absolutely loved the Grand Re-Opening with the Battle of the Bands. The food was great, the bands were great, and the crowd was terrific. Planet is a great place to work!


What is your consumer philosophy?

To treat a customer as if they are family, and as I would want to be treated.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I am a student of philosophy and comparative religion.


Used Car Sales Director
Bob Windisch
Used Car Sales Manager Jaime Vasco
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Where are you from?

I am originally from Colombia.


What are your hobbies and interests?

I really enjoy watching sports, particularly football, soccer, and basketball.


Used Car Sales Manager
Jaime Vasco
Used Car Sales Manager Kero Rofail
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Where are you from?

Alexandria, Egypt


What are your hobbies and interests?

Spending time with friends/family and playing and watching sports


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

The day I got promoted into management


What is your consumer philosophy?

Treat customers like you want to be treated!


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I won multiple 1st place wrestling tournaments


Used Car Sales Manager
Kero Rofail

Meet Our Prep/Used Car Service Manager Staff

Prep/Used Car Service Manager Steve Saunders
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 3103 Bio coming soon!
Prep/Used Car Service Manager
Steve Saunders

Meet Our Business Development Director Staff

BDC Director Delia Mensch
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Where are you from?

Born and race in Barranquilla, Colombia. I moved to USA 23 years ago.


What are your hobbies and interests?

I enjoy watching a good funny movie, spending time with my teenage daughter and son, love to go to the beach and on a cold night, a nice warm hot chocolate with marshmallows. But my passion is people. I love to meet and know different people, different cultures and traditions.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

Meeting my BDC Reps on my first day at Planet Honda. Very exciting day…


What is your consumer philosophy?

Planet Honda is in the people business not the car business.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I have an accent…


BDC Director
Delia Mensch

Meet Our Service & Parts Managers Staff

Service Director Paul Costa
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 3001

What are your hobbies and interests?

Spending time with family and friends. As well as Hunting, Hiking, Football, Baseball, and Soccer.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

Being promoted to Service Director.


What is your consumer philosophy?

If you supply Excellent Customer Service and ensure the customer is taken care of, you will succeed.


What's the most surprising fact about you?

I've been in the Automotive Service Industry for over 30 years.


Service Director
Paul Costa
Parts Director John Falihee
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Tel: 908-964-1600 ext. 3501

Where are you from?

Middletown NJ


What are your hobbies and interests?

Playing with my children


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

My promotion to parts manager!


What is your consumer philosophy?

Treat your customers like family


Parts Director
John Falihee

Meet Our Finance Directors Staff

Chief Financial Officer Brian Walsh
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Tel: 908-964-1600 extension 1501

Where are you from?

Alexandria, which is in Hunterdon County in western New Jersey.


What are your hobbies and interests?

I’ve got two girls that are very active in sports. I coach my older daughter’s softball team and my younger daughter’s basketball team.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

When I left the Friday at the end of my first week at Planet the showroom was buzzing with activity. The energy in the building was amazing. It confirmed that Planet Honda is a pretty special place.


What is your consumer philosophy?

Great customer service can fix just about everything.


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I’m the oldest of four brothers and at 6’5”, I’m also the shortest.


Chief Financial Officer
Brian Walsh
Finance Director Ray  Gambino
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Where are you from?

Bound Brook, NJ.


What are your hobbies and interests?

I have two interests: the Yankees and the Packers.


What is your best moment at Planet Honda?

It's impossible for me to choose one as I have had many great moments. I just really enjoy working with all of Planet Honda's wonderful and dedicated employees.


What is your consumer philosophy?

Make them happy, what else is there?


What is the most surprising fact about you?

I am a proud owner of THREE Golden Retrievers!


Finance Director
Ray Gambino

Meet Our Body Shop Staff

Body Shop Director Paul Ferreira
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Tel: 877-940-6316 ext. 3201

Bio coming soon!

Body Shop Director
Paul Ferreira

Our Location

Planet Honda New Jersey
2285 Route 22 West
Union, NJ 07083

Sales: 877-411-8066
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Sales Hours

Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
SundayClosed

Service Hours

Monday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday7:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed

Parts Hours

Monday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed

Body Shop Hours

Monday7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday7:30 am - 6:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Hatem sold me a 2017 Honda Accord for a great value. He was very informative and easy to talk to.

- Kevin Silva, GOOGLE

Great dealership, would recommend you speak with Juan. Had great customer service helped me get the car I wanted at an affordable price. Everything was easy and done in a matter of minutes.

- Yari Puello, GOOGLE

Freddy was great to work with. I found a great deal on a 2018 CRV with low milage online, and he walked me through it on site without pressuring me. They also gave me a more than fair amount for my trade in, and let me take the car home that day. It was overall, a good experience! I’d recommend...

- S Poppe, GOOGLE

Anthony Hartley was my sales consultant and he was very helpful, patient and professional; so I would highly recommend

- Sherkira Rivers, GOOGLE

Good customers services place look a little tight but they are worth to take the trip

- D. boy K., GOOGLE

Planet Honda is top notch. I’ve bought 5 cars specifically here over the past 7 years and have always worked with the same salesman. Frankie is outstanding. He’s friendly and eager to make his customers happy. Would highly recommend this dealership.

- Jennifer, GOOGLE

thanks for nice service, Franklin Rodriguez

- giorgi lomjaria, GOOGLE

This is my second lease from Planet Honda. Frank Talarico was so helpful and straightforward during my first experience I made sure to see him for my second lease. Great experiences both times, highly recommend this dealership!

- Jason Simmons, GOOGLE

My husband and my self decided to go to Planet Honda because of the reviews. We had Harold Lopez as our sales consultant and he was very helpful. Harold made us feel very comfortable during the purchase, not once did we feel pressured.

- Sofia Ramirez, GOOGLE

Bought a certified used Honda Accord. Antonio Matos, sales consultant, was most helpful in walking me through the process. Would recommend Planet Honda! Excellent people.

- Yanni Daniskas, GOOGLE

Excellent service from the moment I walked in. Highly recommend working with Mike Hanna! This was my first time buying a car and he made it such an enjoyable experience! He genuinely cared and was very easy to talk to. I love my new HR-V! Makes my commute to work so much easier and safer. Thanks...

- jmazza820, DEALERRATER

We absolutely love Planet Honda and have leased 4 cars there. Frankie Talarico is so attentive, positive, and, helpful, even though he's got a million things he's handling at once, he ALWAYS makes you feel like you are his only customer and main priority. He takes care of everything and does it...

- Colleen Georges, GOOGLE

Harold Lopez was my sales consultant and he was great. I recommend If anyone is looking to buy a Honda go see Harold.

- JASON RAMIREZ, GOOGLE

Michael Hanna provide fast and excellent service during purchasing my car.Also my internet concierge Alex was very consistent in communicating with me regarding special offers going on at Honda planet

- Umzeh, DEALERRATER

Excellent customer service, helpful and understanding to my needs. Highly recommended place to visit for your new/used vehicle. Ashraf Ghobrial was a great seller, patient and professional.

- Baisonse, DEALERRATER

I had the most positive and pleasurable experience here while shopping for a new car. I leased a Honda Hrv recently and had previously bought a pilot from here. This place consistently provides great customer service and work with you as much as they can. My salesman, Ashraf, and the manager, Kero,...

- Marrian Sedrak, GOOGLE

We've been shopping for a while for a specific car. Harold Lopez's customer service was exceptional. I was comfortable & relax which is important when buying a car. My wife & I got the car we wanted. He made it happen. I would recommend him.

- Roz Clervil, GOOGLE

Been shopping for a Honda CR -V for a while. Went to another Honda and was disappointed. Almost gave up on getting the car when my husband and I decided to visit Plant and was assisted by Harold Lopez. AMAZING experience and was able to work with our price range. You will not be disappointed!

- Veronica Hernandez, GOOGLE

Chris was a great salesman. We saw the car we wanted and he did what he could do make it happen within our budget. He was really pleasant to work with and made the experience easy compared to our past experiences leading vehicles. Would definitely return to Planet Honda based on this experience.

- Danielle Raulli, GOOGLE

Franklim Rodriguez Muy buena Gente muy buen servicio amable Respetuoso Ayuda a solucionarte el problema y me ayudo a cojer el carro de mis sueños Gracias Franklim Rodriguez y gracias Planet Honda.

- Gerson Saenz, GOOGLE

I used to dread buying a car. I like to know exactly what I am going to pay going into something. Having been through the car buying process a few times recently, I know more about what to expect. You probably will not get everything you want in the car, there will be unexpected fees, it will take...

- J, GOOGLE

Great service, great selection. I was turning in an old lease and everything was seamless. Hakim was excellent.

- Peter Demato, GOOGLE

It was excellent and a memorable experience working with Sabrina and Eric. Want to make siecual mention of Sabrina’s repeated follow-ups with me regarding the appointment. Very professional!!! She understood my budget requirements and made the deal possible. A memorable experience.

- Alhamra Enterprise, GOOGLE

Had the best experience at Planet Honda due to Freddy Castillo. He helped us buy a Toyota Corolla and gave us a fair price that we could work with. He was very accommodating and stayed past closing to help us hash out the details. He explained everything f throughly and was very patient. Honda...

- Gulrukh Chughtai, GOOGLE

This is my second Honda Pilot Elite... Jorge Silva is just amazing. He goes out and beyond to get you the best deal possible. I highly recommend Planet Honda and Jorge Silva is just the best salesman. Thank you

- YamilaJose YamilaJose, GOOGLE

Emmanuel was welcoming and friendly as soon as we stepped out our car. He was patient and always kept us up to speed on the negotiation process. Despite Tim being in a new position, he was proactive in finding a solution and assisted us in completing our purchase.

- Gabriel Soriano, GOOGLE

My experience with Plant Honda was great! I recently purchased a 2020 Honda CR-V Ex. My sales person Charles Thelwell and he was truly excellent! He took care of all my concerns answered all my questions and went out of his way to make sure I was well taken care. By far this was the BEST experience...

- Justinunder, GOOGLE

Our Salesman Juan Tamayo took his time and dedication to help us choose our new family car, knew the answer to all of our questions didn’t give up on us from start to finish he made everything a smooth ride for us!!!!!! If your looking into getting a new car Juan Tamayo is the go-to guy 💯 👍

- Kevin Faican, GOOGLE

Worked with Chris Campbell on getting a new lease. Chris was great at meeting my financial needs and getting to our mutual goal. Thanks Chris!

- Christian De Fluri, GOOGLE

Great and friendly staff along with service!!!

- Anicka Emmanuel, GOOGLE

Frankie Talarico, first thank you again, Frankie was amazing, very efficient, detailed and most of all honest his energy truly great thanks a million.go see frankie t......

- Ever, DEALERRATER

Just wanted to thanks Jorge Silva for the great services, he when beyond my expectations to get a good deal on the car I wanted. Thank you for taking your time to explain and also help me to get the car I wanted. I also thanks planner Honda for giving the chance to do business with them

- Jimmy, GOOGLE

Best cars

- Kamlesh patel, GOOGLE

Steve, Derek, Will and Kero took such great care of me during my process! Drove home my first ever brand new car and felt comfortable and welcomed throughout the whole Experience!

- Mark Marshall, GOOGLE

I really like this place. Very professional team; everyone did their job well. My salesman (Antonio Matos) was very kind and patient, and worked very constructively with me on two cars in one week! Romney from finance was also very accommodating of my time. Honda seems to do a good job at...

- Lawrence Hill, GOOGLE
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