Patrick (Pat) Shimalla is the newest addition to Empire Crane’s sales team. As the NJ Sales Representative, he will be responsible for assisting customers throughout New Jersey with crane purchases, rentals, and directing them to our parts and service teams. Pat has experience in construction with a background in engineering. He says “I’m looking forward to reestablishing and making new connections in the industry.”
Pat will be representing the many crane manufacturers that Empire has to offer including: Tadano Mantis, Demag, Manitex, Kobelco, and Terex, among others. Paul Lonergan, President of Empire Crane oversees the NJ area and is glad to have Pat on board. Lonergan says, “Pat is going to be a great asset. We needed someone who can represent our company and our product offerings that is local and motivated.”
After firefighting for over 30 years, Pat is proud to be the Fire Commissioner in his hometown of Somerset, NJ. He has a passion for boating, saltwater fishing and enjoys spending time with his kids. When asked if Pat had any words of wisdom, he said “do it right the first time.”
Empire Crane Company was founded by Paul & Luke Lonergan in 2002. They are an authorized dealer for Tadano, Demag, Tadano Mantis, Kobelco, Manitex, Terex, Magni, and Broderson. Empire Crane Company offers crane sales, parts, service, and rentals at their three branches in Syracuse NY, Bridgewater, NJ and Boston, MA.