Durante Rentals - Construction Equipment Rentals NY, NJ ,CT

Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm; Saturday: 7am-12pm; Sun: CLOSED

Brewster Bronx Carmel Elmsford Flushing Mt. Vernon W. Nyack
845-278-6969 718-239-6969 845-503-6969 914-347-6969 718-697-6969 914-663-6969 845-713-6969

 
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 New York. We appreciate your business and welcome the opportunity to serve all your construction equipment needs.

With seven 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 RentalsAn industry veteran of 25 years, Anthony started working for the family business, Durante Equipment, that upon sale to United Rentals in 2000 became their largest general branch of 750+ locations. In 2002, he left to start Gotham Equipment, a full service dealership specializing in online used equipment sales and customer fleet liquidations.

In 2009, Anthony, John, and Chris formed Durante Rentals. He immediately instilled a company-wide culture corresponding to their own core values of top-notch customer service, open communication and mutual respect. A testament to their long-term vision was realized in September, 2013 when Durante Rentals was recognized as one of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in North America, coming in at # 1,879 and again in 2014 at # 2,098.

In 2015 Anthony was elected President of the NY chapter of the ARA (American Rental Association) after serving as Vice President since it's inception in 2011. Anthony has served on the Construction and Tool Special Interest Group advisory committee in 2012 & 2013 and is a frequent contributor at the annual Rental Show.

In 2010, Anthony was recognized as one of the Rising Stars Under 40 by the Westchester Business Council.  He was featured on the covers of Rental Equipment Register Magazine (RER) in both 2000 & 2010, Pro Contractor Rentals in 2015, Rental Management 2013 as a 10 to Watch Under 40 and Smart CEO in 2015 when he was recognized as one of the Top Future CEO's of New York.                

Anthony is a New York enthusiast and historian and an avid world traveler with a passion for ancient history and civilizations.


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  Seven New York 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 (block from Brewster Ice Arena)
   11 Fields Lane, Brewster, NY 10509

   (845) 278-6969
   Bronx, NY (1st exit off Whitestone bridge)

   717 Hutchinson River Pkwy, Bronx, NY 10465

   (718) 239-6969
   Carmel, NY (minutes from Palmer Lake)
   333 Route 52, Carmel, NY 10512
   (845) 503-6969
  
Elmsford, NY (across from Paul Bunyan)
   122 N. Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford, NY 10523
   (914) 347-6969
  
Flushing, NY (behind Stop & Shop market)
   133-58 31st Dr, Flushing, NY 11354
   (718) 697-6969

   Mt. Vernon, NY  (across from Salvation Army)
   738 South 3rd Ave, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
   (914) 663-6969
   W. Nyack, NY  (formerly Westchester Burger)
   78 NY 303, West Nyack, NY 10994
   (845) 713-6969

 

 

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