Durante Rentals - Construction Equipment Rentals NY, NJ ,CT

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About Durante Rentals

The Durante cousins, John and Anthony, pride themselves on their family's long history in the construction equipment industry. The cousins, along with their partner Chris Jones and their entire team of knowledgeable staff members, strive to continue the heritage and traditions of hard work and honesty passed down through three generations. It is this level of service that makes Durante Rentals one of the most successful construction equipment rental companies in the New York Tri-State area. We appreciate your business and welcome the opportunity to serve all your construction equipment needs.

With nine convenient locations and counting, our geographic footprint continues to expand while servicing all five boroughs of NYC, Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Durante Rentals rents, sells and services equipment to a wide range of clientele from highway, bridge, stadium, homebuilder and landscaper contractors to movie studios, art galleries, municipalities and sporting venues.


Meet Our Owners

John Durante, Co-Founder

John Durante - President, Durante RentalsJohn started working full time for his father's company, Durante Equipment, when he was 16 years old. Working through senior year in High School, and continuing to work over 40 hours per week throughout college, John started at the bottom and held almost every position in the company at one point or another. When he graduated Iona College in 1996 with a Business Administration degree, he took over the management of Durante Equipment Corp. from his father. During the time he was managing the company he created a chain of command, doubled revenue and staff, quadrupled profits, and took it from a very successful mom-and-pop business into a small corporation. In June of 2000, on behalf of his parents, John sold Durante Equipment to United Rentals.

In 1998, John started Durante Equities, a real estate firm investing in and managing several million dollar's worth of commercial and residential properties in Westchester. In 2003, John became the youngest recipient of the esteemed Ellis Island Medal of Honor, a distinction he still holds till this day. The award criteria was a person living the life of an exemplary American, hard working, continually self-improving while promoting their ethnic heritage in America. In 2006 John was awarded Westchester County Business Council's 40 Under 40 award.

In 2007, John graduated Cum Laude from Pace Law School and was subsequently admitted to the bar in New York and Connecticut. John was a partner at the successful Scarsdale, NY law firm, Timins & Durante - a firm which John started with partner Dan Timins in 2007.

In 2009, John got together with his cousin, Anthony Durante, and fellow 40 under 40 winner Christopher Jones, and opened Durante Rentals in the Bronx, NY. Within a year, despite tough economic times, John and his partners were able to open up a second location in Mount Vernon, NY. In 2012 their third location was opened in Queens, NY and has since become their main hub in the NY Metro area. The fourth location was opened in early 2014 in Elmsford, NY. and the fifth more recently in Carmel, NY.  Due to the success of Durante Rentals, John removed himself from the law firm he helped create to focus all of his efforts on the rental company.

In 2010, Rental Equipment Register, a national magazine for the construction equipment industry, wrote a cover article on the successful startup of Durante Rentals during a time of great financial instability. Durante Rentals was listed on Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in America for three straight years from 2013-2015 with three-year sales growth of 212%.

John is a member of the Board of Managers for the Trump Tower at City Center and is a member of the White Plains Planning Board. John is also President of the Board of Directors of The Circle of Life Camp, a not-for-profit camp for children with diabetes. In 2013 John joined the Board of the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation (WMPF).

"I believe that life is what you make of it. It is through hard work and dedication to your family, friends, coworkers, suppliers and customers that make you a better person. It is important for me to get up every day and be the best that I can be."


Christopher Jones, Co-Founder

Chris Jones, CFO , Durante RentalsChristopher graduated from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in 1990 with a degree in Business Administration & Accounting.  In 1991, Christopher started Progressive Solutions, Inc. an Accounting and Consulting firm in Princeton, NJ in 1991 which specialized in helping start-ups and distressed companies.  Christopher was a consulting CFO on over 30 start-ups and turnarounds. The company serviced over 100 small businesses with accounting services in the Tri-state area.  Christopher moved his company from Princeton to New York City in 1994 and later opened another office in White Plains in 2005.  Christopher sold his company in 2007 to a business services company in Long Island.

Christopher met John Durante when he received the 2006 Westchester Rising Stars - 40 Under 40 - Award.  Christopher and John formed the Steering Committee for the Rising Stars and they also serve on the Rising Stars Selection Committee together.

Christopher was named Westchester's 2013 Small Business CFO of the Year by the Westchester Business Journal in recognition of his efforts in the financial management and performance of New York's fastest growing Equipment Rental Company.

Christopher serves as a Board Member of TCNJ's Deans Council on New Initiatives, Board Member of Westchester Community College Professional Development Center, and Instructor for the Academy of Entrepreneurial Excellence. He was the recipient of the 2007 Westchester SCORE Success Story, and has been the featured speaker for various business organizations and colleges including Stern Business School at NYU.  Chris, a competitive athlete, holds a 2nd degree Brown Belt in Judo.


Anthony Durante, Co-Founder

Anthony Durante, Sales Manager - Durante RentalsAnthony's career began working for family-owned Durante Equipment. The eventual sale of the business to United Rentals in 2000, gave him greater exposure and understanding of the rental industry from a corporate perspective.  In 2002, he started his first business, Gotham Equipment & Supply, where he serviced a select clientele with a specialization for used equipment and liquidations, in addition to standard sales and rentals.  Gotham had several million dollars in sales including hundreds of pieces sold on various ecommerce channels. Most notably eBay, where Anthony was among the leading construction equipment providers.

In 2011, Anthony was part of the reactivation team for the American Rental Association's (ARA) New York chapter.  ARA of NY was recognized as 2016's Chapter of the Year as Anthony received ARA's Northeast Region One Person of the Year award after serving his terms as board President.  Currently, he is serving a three-year term on ARA's Executive Board as the Region 1 Director, overseeing State Chapters from New York to Maine.  Anthony has been a featured speaker at several of the well attended ARA The Rental Show and is a frequent contributor to industry trade magazines. 

Durante Rentals has received numerous accolades over the years which is a testament to their team's commitment to personal and professional growth.  These include recognition by Inc, Fortune, SBA, Smart CEO, 914 Inc, Westchester Magazine, Queens Courier, and Westchester Business Council of which he was a Rising Stars Under 40 in 2010.  Anthony has been featured in various cover articles, twice for Rental Equipment Register (2000, 2010) as well as Pro Contractor Rentals in 2015, Smart CEO  (2015) and Rental Management (2013) as a member of the inaugural 10 to Watch Under 40.  Currently, Durante Rentals has ranked on Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for five consecutive years.

In his spare time, Anthony is a New York historian and enthusiast, as well as an avid world traveler with a passion for pyramids and long forgotten ancient civilizations. He lives in Long Island City with his wife Fazillah.


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    Equipment (A-N)    Equipment (P-Z)   Customer Service

  Nine Tri-State Locations

 
  - Aerial Work Platforms
  - Backhoes  
  - Air Compressors and air tools  
  - Boom lifts  
  - Compaction  
  - Conveyors  
  - Compact track loaders  
  - Concrete and mortar mixers  
  - Floor Scraper (Ride-on)
  - Forklifts  
  - Generators and gensets  
  - Grout pumps
 
  - Heaters
  - Landscaping equipment

  - Light towers
  - Material Lifts
  - Mini excavators

-- Negative air machines
 - Power washers
 - Plumbing snakes
 - Rock splitters
 - Scissor lifts
 - Surface preparation
 - Tools and accessories
 - Traffic safety
 - Track and skid steer loaders
 - Used Equipment
 - Utility vehicles
 - Water pumps

 - Welders
 - Wood chippers


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  - Brewster, NY (across  from Brewster Ice Arena)
    11 Fields Lane, Brewster, NY 10509

  - Bronx, NY (1st exit off Whitestone Bridge)

    717 Hutchinson River Pkwy, Bronx, NY 10465
 
- Brooklyn, NY (end of Jackie Robinson Parkway)
    1773 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207

  - Carmel, NY (across  from Palmer Lake)
    333 Route 52, Carmel, NY 10512
  
- Danbury, CT  (across from Frank Pepe Pizza )
    108 Federal Rd., Danbury, CT  06810
  - Elmsford, NY (across from Paul Bunyan statue)
    122 N. Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford, NY 10523
  
- Flushing, NY (behind Stop & Shop supermarket)
    133-58 31st Dr, Flushing, NY 11354
  - Mt. Vernon, NY  (across from Salvation Army)
    738 South 3rd Ave, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
  - W. Nyack, NY  (across from the Palisades Mall)
    78 NY 303, West Nyack, NY 10994

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