John Marazzi

A down-to-earth, hands-on leader with a clear vision, a passion for building strong relationships and doing business with integrity – and who happens to have the coolest mascot in the industry.

  1. Want to be a sales superstar? John Marazzi shares his secrets to success!

    I've spent a lifetime studying how ultra successful people reach greater heights of success, satisfaction and happiness than others. It's no accident. They each have their own unique formula, of course, but I've found common threads that run between them. It's not rocket science ... it IS common sense and a deep determination to succeed!
  2. Making choices … changing lives

    I sat next to a CEO of a Fortune 100 company on a plane today. We struck up a conversation and spent quite a bit of time discussing success and failure … specifically the role that making excuses plays in those failures. I can’t do it because… I would have if… I am just not smart enough, rich enough, fast enough, tough enough–you get my point. Looking back on my life both good and bad I noticed that everything that happened was a result of the choices I made and the actions I took. So, in essence, we really do control...
  3. Brandon Honda named one of Honda’s top 50 dealerships nationwide for second consecutive year

    I’m pleased to announce that Brandon Honda, a Morgan Auto Group dealership, has again been named to American Honda Motor Company’s Masters Circle Award for the second consecutive year. Honda first launched its prestigious Masters Circle recognition program last year to honor its top 50 volume dealerships nationally. “I’m thrilled that John Marazzi, Sam Raabe and the entire team at Brandon Honda have again been named to Honda’s Masters Circle program for 2015,” said Larry Morgan, CEO of Morgan Auto Group. “Brandon Honda has done an extraordinary job of consistently achieving top rankings in industry performance measures of volume, service...
  4. Sam Raabe is named General Manager at Brandon Honda

    I’ve just named Sam Raabe, my former General Sales Manager at Brandon Honda, to General Manager, where he will oversee all operations including sales, service and finance. Sam is a native of Ocala, Florida. In 2005, he first went to work in sales and finance at a Morgan Auto Group dealership, Honda of Ocala. In 2011,  Sam relocated to Tampa and joined our Brandon Honda as Business Manager and was soon named to Sales Manager. By June of 2011, I had promoted him to General Sales Manager to oversee day-to-day sales operations. Sam is a 2013 graduate of the NCM...
  5. Morgan Auto Group acquires Sun Toyota

    Morgan Auto Group has acquired Sun Toyota & Scion from Jeff Cadwell and Dwane Johansen. The dealership is located at 3001 US Highway 19 in Holiday, Florida.
  6. Brandon Honda welcomes the second generation Honda Ridgeline!

    The newly redesigned 2017 Ridgeline’s exterior styling is more truck-like with a wider and longer cargo bed than its first generation Newly redesigned 2017 Honda Ridgeline sports truck breaks new ground! More truck-like than the first generation Ridgeline, the cargo bed has cut lines that make it appear separate from the cab. Yet unitized body structure and independent front and rear suspension systems are expected to deliver the best ride and handling among midsize truck competitors.
  7. Brandon Honda chosen one of Honda’s top 50 dealerships nationwide

    I'm ecstatic to announce that Brandon Honda has just been named as one of the nation's top 50 Honda dealerships in its elite, new Masters Circle Award program. We were honored to be part of a select group of dealerships nationwide chosen to compete in Honda's first-ever Masters Circle Award competition to lead the way in raising customer satisfaction and growing sales volume.
  8. Brandon Honda again earns DealerRater’s “2015 Dealer of the Year!”

    We couldn't be happier or more proud to again be recognized as the "2015 Dealer of the Year" among all Florida Honda dealerships for the third consecutive year by DealerRater.com, the largest central collection point for third-party information about automobile dealerships nationwide. We continue to maintain a huge 99% customer satisfaction rating (4.9 out of a possible score of 5.0) from 1,688 lifetime customer reviews that have been collected by DealerRater since we first opened our doors in the fall of 2011.
  9. Introducing Brandon Honda’s newest star … Zeus!

    Brandon Honda’s mascot Zeus is fast becoming a star and basking in the limelight as our newest celebrity! The last few days have seen a flurry of makeup artists, film crews, lights, cameras, and lots of action as Zeus filmed his first film, entitled “Driving Zeus.” In it we see Zeus getting chauffeured around like a king so that he is available for impromptu guest appearances, as Brandon Honda visitors and their furry friends ask for him by name. Just like Taylor Swift and every successful film star, Zeus has launched his own website to directly engage his swelling fan...
  10. John Marazzi is featured in December Issue of Dealer Solutions Magazine

    I’m excited to be featured in “The Principal’s Office” article in the December 2014 issue of Dealer Solutions magazine. Editor Michael Oquendo and I sat down and discussed how I make the best use of my time every day to achieve greater productivity. Rather than letting little distractions hijack my day, I’ve learned how to prioritize a short list of the most important things I need to accomplish every day to keep us moving forward—and then exercise willpower to resist the inevitable distractions that can waste valuable time and take me off track. The customer is at the heart of...