We are West Chester's largest independent auto dealer with an inventory of Certified vehicles ranging from $5,000.00 to $18,000.00. We've established solid relationships with our customers and our community. We take pride in helping every customer. Please visit our state of the art facility and see why we are the # 1 Pre-owned Car dealership in Chester County. We've grown immensely over the past 34 years and we will continue by earning your business. Our Mission- 'Relationships For Life' Our reason for being here is to serve our customers needs and provide the highest levels of satisfaction possible. John L Smith Inc, through it's people, will strive to provide a purchase experience that is not only pleasant, but fun and worthwhile.

Our selection of vehicles is second to none! Every vehicle is thoroughly tested and checked before it is offered for sale. We offer and provide real savings and value everyday to all customers. Everyone will be treated fairly and with respect, starting with our employees. We will not only provide great vehicle selection and value, but above all, we pledge to simply tell the truth and be honest. We will provide to our employees and customers a nice facility that is clean, safe, and drug free. Finally, we would like every customer to become our friend, and we will work very hard to earn that friendship. Come test drive a vehicle today, and meet our experienced and friendly sales staff! I welcome you to stop and see why again we have been chosen the # 1 Car dealer in West Chester. John R Barone President John L Smith Inc 610.436.4909

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John Barone

I enjoy selling cars spending time with my family and boating. We have just opened a Farmers Insurance agency on site, let us increase your coverage and save you $$$. Come and see why we are the # 1 Car Dealer in Chester County!! Sales 610.436.4909, Service 610.918.1600, Rentals 610.918.1500 Insurance 610.235.4650. Please email me @ I look forward to earning your business and showing you why we are the #1 Car Dealer in Chester County.

Eric Smith
Used Vehicle Buyer

I have been working in the Automobile industry for over 25 years. When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my family, riding my motorcycle and watching sports, especially the Eagles! Email me @

Armen Asdourian

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, as well as watching sports. I graduated from Penn state in 2019 and have been in the car business ever since. I enjoy interacting with customers and being apart of the family type atmosphere here at John L Smith. If you need to get in touch with me best way is through phone or email. 610.436.4909. or email me at

JR Barone
Sales Support

I am currently studying Business Administration with a minor in sales at Plymouth State University. When I am home for the summer I help out at the dealership and am also studying for my insurance exam.

When I am not at JLS I am up at school in New Hampshire playing hockey and hanging out with friends.


Service Advisors

Paul Dornisch
Service Advisor

Classic Car restoration and fabrication. I enjoy working with people and performing services that are needed. I have over 35 years of experience servicing vehicles, and look forward to helping our customers anyway that I can.



Fran McCool
Master Technician

Hobbies include spending time with my wife and our dog. I am a master technician with a L1 and I have been in the business for 30 years.

Phillip Culler
Master Technician

I have 8 years experience. I am ASE Master Technician L1 Certified. In my free time i enjoy spending time with my wife, son, and daughter. I also enjoy playing guitar and listening to classic rock music.



Charlie Ramos
Chief Detailer

I've been a detailer at John L. Smith for 15 years now. I have two kids, Nathaniel and Olivia. I am a drummer and have been for 30 years. I am currently the lead singer of my band - 'Forget Harry.'Outside of work, I enjoy cooking and hanging out with my kids.


Lot Attendants

John Turner
Lot Coordinator

I've worked in the automotive industry for over ten years now and I've been with John L. Smith for just over a year. When I'm not at work, I'm enjoying my time at home with friends and family. I look forward to helping our customers anyway I can.




I have years of experience in accounting, and have been working here at JLS for 11 years now. Each and every day I look forward to working hard and helping JLS grow!

 In my free time I like to travel, eat out and wok out routinely. I also have two twin daughters!



Belinda Benton
Administrative Assistant

My name is Belinda Benton. I am new to the insurance business, but I have been in the customer service industry for almost 20 years. I love the fact that I have been given this opportunity to learn so much about the insurance world. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my 11 and 8 year old rambunctious boys. Email me @

Jeanine Nau
Insurance Agent

I have been in the insurance industry for multiple years and with the Barone Agency a little over 2 years. I really love helping customers find the right coverage at the best price! When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my family and going to the beach. Email me @