Industry Veteran Mitch Garfinkel Joins Team Durante Rentals | Construction News

Mitch Garfinkel

Durante Rentals, a four-time INC 5000 winner, has announced the hiring of Mitch Garfinkel to a senior sales position with the company. Mitch brings almost four decades of construction equipment sales experience to the role, where he will be instrumental in expanding Durante’s new and used sales divisions, as well Durante Rentals future stages of expansion.

“Mitch brings his dynamic personality and countless years of experience to the position. We are thrilled to have him on the team as Durante Rentals continues to grow,” said Durante Rentals Co-Founder, Anthony Durante.

Mitch’s unique salesmanship and in-depth understanding of construction equipment is unmatched among his peers. In the early eighties, Mitch got his first opportunity in the construction industry as a sales rep for a line of diamond blade products. His career took off soon thereafter and within a couple of years he found success selling skid steers, telehandlers, and a variety of other construction equipment. Mitch eventually moved to a new position as a manufacturer’s sales representative. Along the way, he introduced new, cutting-edge sales processes that are still a staple within the industry to this day. In 1991, he opened his own wholesale, retail, and export equipment company supplying equipment to customers all over the country. After many successful years in business, a new opportunity presented itself allowing him to build a thriving New Jersey-based equipment dealership from the ground up.

“It is a privilege and honor to be a part of Durante Rentals. I am excited for the opportunity to apply my expertise in all areas of equipment sales and rentals,” said Mitch. “I have known Durante Rentals co-founders John and Anthony for 34 years and I am confident Durante Rentals will be the final stop along my career path.”

Mitch is an avid tennis player, music lover and dedicated family man to Catherine, his wife of 36 years, and their two sons, Ian and Zachary. Mitch’s home-base of operations will be the Flushing, Queens office.