Meet The Staff
Although we are not all related at JME Automotive and Performance Auto we like to think of ourselves as “employees working together like a family” and do whatever it takes to ensure all of our jobs are done efficiently. We like to say that our customers come in as customers and leave here as friends.
Starting when he was 10 years old and repairing broken lawnmowers Enzo has grown from those initial roots. In 1976 he began working with at Luigi’s Foreign car specialist. From there he went to work at Scutti Pontiac/Mazda in 1981 as a line tech. In 1983 he took a chance and opened Performance Auto at 941 Ridge Road, formerly Luigis Foreign Car Specialist. By 1986 he had a seven man staff and eventually a ten man staff.
In 1999 Enzo purchased Silverstar Auto in Daytona Beach Florida area and Joe Mosca ran that for him.
In 2000 Enzo took his knowledge of mechanical and Motorcycles and purchased American Quantum Motorcycle company with traded on the New York State Exchange for $13 per share in 199 and begun manufacturing the unique 4 valve cycles in the Rochester area, In 2002 he then purchased Royal Ryder Motorcyles and manufactured an averae of 60 motorcycles per year. With there custom drive trains an d unique paint schemes many of Enzo’s custom built Motorcycles are in operation today and causing the casual observer to take a second look. Enzo’s custom motorcycles are owned by such luminaries as John Lidestri, owner of Lidestri Foods and Jay Leno.
In 1996 he purchased the Merz garage at 1186 Ridge Road and refurbished that historic Webster Auto repair shop.
Enzo resides locally in Webster, NY and is active community wide. He is a supporter and coach of the Webster Wildcate youth football organization and drives the custom Webster Wildcat Bus in the annual Fireman’s Parade which he built for the Pop Warner Team.
Enzo also practices what he preaches professionally, He owns a 2004 Porsche Cayenne which he purchased brand new and it currently has 240,000 miles on it. He anticipates with his prime maintenance schedule that it will be around for another 240,000 miles.
Enzo is married to Christina Agola, who is very active in his business ventures, and the father of three beautiful children: Daniela, Bruno and Cristina.
After their marraige in 2001 Cheryl deceided to join the JME team. Some things have changed, but you will still find Cheryl in the office, so stop by and share a memory.