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Joseph M DeVita

Owner – President

Joe is the Owner and President of Empire Point Boating Center. He has derived from his family a passion for boating. The DeVita family has been in the “boating business” since the Great Depression.

Joe began his career in 1974 as a yards man. He earned a degree in engineering from Farmingdale University, and gradually worked himself up to be a MASTER TECHNICIAN in OMC. In 1985 Joe purchased Empire Point Marina & has been a “hands on” owner. By 2002, Empire Point Marina became a Premier Dealer for Mercury, Mercruiser & maintaining an average Customer Satisfaction Index of 96%, as it stands today. Joe currently holds Certifications for: Mercury, Mercruiser, Yamaha, Volvo, Evinrude/Johnson, & Cummins.

He is also a board member of the New York Trades Association in which he is constantly updated on all aspects of the boating industry. Joe has strived and succeeded in making Empire Point Boating Center grow, not only in business, but also the customer base clientele. With his direction and with his reliable staff, Joe has worked hard in providing exceptional, trustworthy, and reliable service.

Joe still has an undying passion for boats that he shares with his family. Because Empire Point Boating center is a family run and operated business, Joe is family orientated in which he prides himself with. With his wonderful wife Tina, they are both very active in the community, which they guide their 4 beautiful children.

Email Joe at: jdevita@empirepointmarina.com