Brian Benstock is the General Manager and Vice President of Paragon Honda and Paragon Acura. Located just outside of New York City in Woodside, Queens, Paragon Honda and Paragon Acura are the no. 1 Certified Honda and Acura dealers in the world, delivering an average of 950 cars per month and 32 cars per day, every day.
Benstock began his career selling Hondas in May of 1982 at PS Honda in Manhasset, New York. Under the direction of his mentor Paul Singer, Benstock learned the nuances of the automotive industry and the practices of a successful car dealership. Benstock’s passion for the industry and his commitment to lifelong learning led him to hold many positions within the dealership including sales consultant, sales manager, assistant to the assistant manager, finance manager, general sales manager and, eventually, a partner within the organization.
Alongside the Singer family, Benstock continues the tradition set by Paul Singer in the management of Paragon Honda, Paragon Acura and White Plains Honda. For their efforts, the dealerships have received numerous awards and recognitions including American Honda Presidents Award, Council of Excellence Award for Finance, Certified Dealer of the Year Award and more.
As a thought leader in the industry, Benstock has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences and interviewed on FOX Business Channel, CNN Money, New York Daily News and Automotive News. In his spare time, Benstock enjoys his role as an active member of his local community, working in support of the Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, Team for Kids, NY Roadrunners, the American Cancer Society, Foundation Fighting Blindness, The Starlight Foundation and the Hias Foundation. He is also an avid competitive runner, completing 20 marathons including Boston, London and New York.