Call Us: (518) 272-8601 1003 9th Ave. (Corner Rte. 155 & 9th Ave.) Watervliet, NY 12189

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Meet Our Team

 John has been an automotive technician since 1976. John enjoys working on all types of vehicles his favorites being Honda, Toyota and Subaru. In 2011, John became an ASE Certified Advance Level Specialist. This is the highest recognized level of automotive service excellence, which is in addition to John’s ASE Certified Master Technician status. John Also holds a New York State Inspectors LicenseJohn has an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering from International Correspondence Schools.Outside of work, John enjoys hiking, climbing, bicycling, and skiing. John attended Shaker High School in Latham and has lived in the Latham and Watervliet area all his life.

John Whalen, ASE Certified Advance Level Specialist & ASE Certified Master Technician

Billy Jensen, Certified Master Technician & Advance Level Specialist

Billy Jensen has been working on gas and diesel vehicles for over 15 years and has been at Whalen Automotive for 5 years. He holds a New York State Inspectors license. Billy is an ASE Certified Master Technician. He is also an ASE certified Advance Level Specialist, this is the highest level of automotive service excellence.In his spare time, Billy enjoys riding his motorcycle and fishing.
 John Passalacqua, ASE Certified Technician       Meet John Passalacqua. John has been working on gas vehicles for almost 35 years.   John is an ASE Certified Master Technician and holds a New York State Inspectors license.  When not working on trucks, John enjoys fishing and riding four-wheelers.   John makes a great addition to the Whalen Automotive team. 



John Passalacqua, ASE Certified Master Technician

 Donna Kraiza, Service Writer Meet Donna Kraiza, Service Writer and Advisor. Donna is an ASE CERTIFIED SERVICE CONSULTANT. Donna  has been with Whalen Automotive since 2013.  During free time Donna enjoys various activities with her family such as kayaking and camping. 






Donna Kraiza, ASE Certified Service Consultant.

Auto repair located in Watervliet, NY, only minutes from Latham, NY.