About MTE Equipment Solutions Inc.

Family owned and operated; MTE Equipment Solutions is a leading supplier of commercial equipment in the Northeast. We take great pride in pushing the limits of what great service really means. MTE is the #1 Ventrac dealer in the world and we are an Elite Giant Loaders dealer. Our company also offers great products from Cushman Vehicles, E-Z-GO, Jacobsen Turf Equipment, Smithco, Gravely, KATO, and more! We service customers throughout New York, Northern New Jersey and New England with four locations in Rochester NY, Albany NY, Derry NH, and New Milford CT. 

We work with many of the leading professional contractors, universities, municipalities and golf courses throughout the Northeast. We back up every purchase with professional, factory-trained service technicians and a complete line of original manufacturer parts and accessories. We offer our products on the New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts State contracts, as well as the Sourcewell and Omnia contracts for eligible municipal customers.

In addition to our 4 full-service locations, MTE has 20+ on-the-road sales representatives located throughout our footprint, all equipped with heavy duty trucks and trailers ready to help you get the job done, no matter what challenges that job may include. We also offer on the road service vans fully stocked with parts based throughout New York, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

At MTE we have only one focus, satisfying our customers and their equipment needs.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our 85+ team members and our customer relationships. 

Company President Thomas Houseknecht purchased the business assets of the S.V. Moffett Company in February of 2010. As a family-owned enterprise, Tom was pleased to welcome his sons Mark, Craig, Eric and Ted to the business throughout the years that followed. MTE and the Houseknecht family pledge to build a tradition of customer service, and we look forward to working with all of the finest professionals in the equipment industry. Please call us any time, and we will happily assist you in any way possible.

Tom Houseknecht, President, 585-334-0100 EXT. 1123

Craig Houseknecht, VP Sales/Operations, 585-334-0100 EXT. 1412


Our Awards

MTE is the #1 Ventrac dealer in the world and has been graciously awarded for our efforts by Ventrac, Smithco, Turfco, and Jacobsen. 


We have received Ventrac’s Emerald Sales award for 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022, and 2023, in addition to their Diamond Award for Outstanding Sales Achievement in 2015. In 2014 we received the Marvin Steiner Visionary Award and the Platinum Award for Outstanding Sales Achievement.


In 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 we received the Smithco Founders Cup Dealer of the Year Award. We also received their Dealer of the Year Award in 2016 and 2018. 


In 2010 Turfco awarded us with their Dealer of the Year Award for superior sales efforts and growth in territory.


Jacobsen awarded MTE for the 2016 Global Dealer Award, an award for the highest average sales volume over 4 years in 2017, the 2013 Marketing Award, and MTE came in first for sales volumes in 2017 and 2018. Jacobsen also awarded MTE the Parts Award in 2015.

Northpoint Commercial Finance

Northpoint Commercial Finance awarded MTE with the Top Construction Retailer Award for 2022. 


 We received an award for achieving the most growth in sales in 2023, as part of the EZGO Distributor Elite Club. 

View our editorial from the Superintendent’s Profile here. – Published December 2023