• Dealer: Richard Garber
• Dealership Group: Garber Automotive Group
• Full-time employees: 28
• 2014 new-vehicle sales: 409, up 3%
• 2014 used-vehicle sales: 100, down 14%
• Cool perk: Employees are provided theater tickets, Syracuse basketball tickets and minor league soccer and baseball tickets.
• Employee benefit: A generous holiday party where employees celebrating milestone anniversaries receive a bonus.
• General Manager Paul Emerson on a change made in response to staff request: "We recently moved into a new facility and asked our employees for recommendations on how to make us better. The response was incredible, and we were able to institute 75 percent of the suggestions."
• Emerson on hiring: "Where we hire from is not as important as if they meet our company values: honesty, empathy, respect, integrity, work ethic and pride."