Our Crew

Rick Young

General Manager Florida
Rick was named General Manager of Grande Yachts International in April 2017. He is the Florida Founding Member and was the General Manager of Silver Seas Yachts for 5 years, which is based in Newport…

Ray Pessel

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Introduced to boating at an early age, Ray relocated to South Florida from the Northeast over 20 years ago. For the last 15, Ray has been working out of the Deerfield Beach location providing the…

Josh Hendrix

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Josh is our Chris-Craft Brand Manager.

Barrett Grene

Sales & Brokerage Executive
A native Floridian, Barrett was exposed to the sport fishing and boating lifestyle at an early age. He was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL, and is an avid fisherman and outdoors man.…

Tiffany Cilladi

Broker Assistant
Tiffany is our Broker Assistant and is located in our Deerfield Beach office. She assists our brokers with daily tasks and performs closings for our Jupiter, Deerfield Beach, Dania, and Miami offices. Tiffany comes from a…

Gary Macaluso

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Born and raised in a small New Jersey town, Gary spent countless hours fishing the waters off the Jersey shore. In 2000 after completing a successful 25-year career in Law Enforcement, he relocated his family…

Gigi Garcia

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Born and raised in Miami, FL, Gigi started boating and fishing at an early age. She got her Scuba certification at age 16 and crewed on a dive boat on weekends for the next three…

Jim Kelly

Sales & Brokerage Executive
I have been a resident of Fort Lauderdale since 1963 and have been boating in South Florida, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas for over 50 years. I have been in the Yacht Brokerage business…

Joe Pasuit

Service Manager - Florida
Joe was born and raised on the farms of Northern Ohio. He started in the boating industry in 1981 as a boat washer and worked his way up the ranks to his current position of…

Kevin Crago

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Kevin grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan in Northern Indiana, where he began his love of boats at an early age; while learning and sharing his parents passions of water sports and fishing. After…

Sandy Cochran

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Sandy specializes in cruising yachts 40’ to 80’ power & sail. With 27 years of industry experience in yacht sales, project management, dealership owner, and as a professional yacht captain, Sandy is uniquely qualified to…

Tony Diaz

Service Engineer

Bob Wagner

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Listening to and understanding my client's objectives and desires are my first criteria in finding them the best yacht that fits their needs. Communication is the key component for any transaction, especially one with so…

Bobby Walsh

Sales & Brokerage Executive

Dan Walsh

Sales & Brokerage Executive
It has always been my passion to be on the water, growing up and spending many years of my life boating on Lake Ontario in Rochester, NY.  I pride myself in excellent customer service and…

Dennis Smith

Sales & Brokerage Executive
I am a life-long boater and water sports enthusiast, having grown up on the Jersey Shore. My passion to be on the water and boating brought me to the University of North Carolina in Wilmington,…

Greta Stover

Warranty Administrator
Hello, I am Greta Stover.  I am the Warranty Administrator for Grande Yachts for all locations and brands. Customer Service is very important to me and one of the best parts of my job.  If…

John Martini

Sales & Brokerage Executive
I started working at my family’s marina in 1976 at the age of 16. I have attended sales training at Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Wellcraft, Carver, Silverton, Tiara, Prestige, Jeanneau and our newest line Absolute…

Kim Geaman

Hello! My name is Kimberly Geaman and I am the Controller for our 10 locations. I have been with Grande Yachts for over 3 years. I handle all accounting, financial statements, general ledger, payroll, accounts…

Ned Dozier

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Ned was quite literally born into the boat business, arriving at one of his family's marinas in Deltaville, VA when he was seven days old. Merging his previous company into Grande Yachts in early 2014,…

Rich Masi

Sales & Brokerage Executive
I started my career in 1985 selling boats, both new and used, as a broker in the Hudson Valley of New York until 1998. I began managing one of the largest dealers on Long Island until…

Scott Funk

General Manager - Northeast
Scott Funk has been with Grande Yachts since its formation in 2009, and  was also with the parent  company of Lab Marine Inc since 2001. During those years , he has assisted thousands of happy…

Scott Schulze

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Scott has lived and boated in the SC Low-country his whole life. He started his profession in the boating industry at age fifteen as a charter fishing mate. He enjoys providing people with the boating…

Bill Millar

Service Manager - Northeast

Tom Knoedler

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Born and raised in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay area, I have enjoyed a lifetime of boating both power and sail. After selling my construction company building custom homes, I went full time into yacht brokering…

Mike Lanman

Business Manager

Kevin Franciose

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Kevin grew up working on boats as his Dad was a boat dealer on Lake Hopatcong in New Jersey. He spent summers boating off Long Beach Island, fishing, claming and sailing. Boating in South Florida since…

David Hicks

Sales & Brokerage Executive
I am a life-long boater that has lived on the water up and down the East coast.  I hold a 100 ton Masters license and experience operating yachts as a captain.  Growing up in a…

JR Schwan

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Born and raised in the Southeastern US, JR joins our team with almost 20 years of experience in the boating industry in new and preowned sales, service, and even custom built boats from a host…

Peter Schwan

Sales & Brokerage Executive
With a entrepreneurial background in different areas of business industry, Peter always had a passion for boating having owned his first boat almost 40 years ago. For the last 20 years, he transformed his love…

Loryn Margolis

Sales & Brokerage Executive

Mike McGarry

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Mike comes to Grande Yachts with over 30 years of experience in the Marine Industry, on both coasts with various manufactures the likes of  Yamaha, Pro-line, Suzuki and most recently Cruisers Yachts where Mike was the…

Tom Troglia

Sales & Brokerage Executive
Tom Troglia is a California Native whose favorite quote is “I’ve been into boating since Mobey Dick was a Guppy”. Tom has been in the sales of Yachts for over 20 years. In California he…