Meet The Team
President and Founderdaves@simonshvacny.com
After working for several years in the industry, in 2006 Dave decided to utilize his knowledge and expertise in the field and establish his own company. Starting off as a one-man operation with a single van and now a multi-truck outfit, Dave is backed by a crew of dedicated, highly trained, experienced technicians and employees making Simons’ a leading and reputable local HVAC company. In addition to his technical skills, his work ethic, extreme attention to detail, and his ability to problem solve have made him the successful businessman that he is today. Although he does still get out there in the field from time to time, he mostly spends his time in the office or running quotes.
Owner and Operations Managerjasonm@simonshvacny.com
Jason joined our company in June of 2015 after he and his wife, Madeline, returned to the area to be closer to family and begin own of their own. Jason’s previous professions have given him both knowledge and experience in the HVAC field, as well as in general construction, irrigation, water treatment procedures, business management, and more. As the operations manager, he spends his workday running our crew of technicians and salespersons, on-site and from the office. He also is one of our home comfort advisers, meeting daily with our residential and commercial customers guiding them through their equipment installation options.
Office Personnel Service Department
Prior to joining the Simons’ team, Danyan received her degree in Nutrition and Health Policy, then becoming a certified health coach. With having many years in the customer service industry, combined with her education and innate desire to help others, she took the position at Simons’ in 2017. She finds reward in utilizing these skills and passions in order to improve the quality of our customers’ lives through healthier and more comfortable indoor environments. Outside of work, she enjoys being outside gardening, hiking, camping, and swimming. Her other interests are cooking, traveling, going to the movies and hearing live music.
Service Department Coordinatorhoneym@simonshvacny.com
Honey grew up here in our town and has made it her home ever since. After working in the industry for many years for another reputable HVAC company, Honey joined Simons' in 2018 to continue her career in the field of customer service. Her expert communication, dispatching, organizational and clerical skills are a major attribute to our company, as precise coordination between our staff and customers is critical to our success. In addition to being our busy service department's coordinator, dispatcher and CSR, Honey is in charge of our commercial accounts and warranty work. She is a great team player and she takes pride in helping everyone around her and finds joy in making sure our customers' needs are met. This is probably why she always giggling on the phone! She finds the high-demands that this industry brings to be exciting and is rewarded by helping solve people’s problems. In her spare time she enjoys animal advocacy, action-adventure and comedy movies, and spending time with friends.
Administrative Assistant/ I.A.Q. Repdaniellem@simonshvacny.com
Danielle grew up in South Carolina where she also graduated with her degree in business management from the University at South Carolina. Afterwards, she moved to Arkansas with her fiancé who is in the US Airforce. They relocated to our area to begin settling down, and this is when she decided to utilize her management and customer service skills and experience and join our team at Simons'. She finds joy in this line of work because every day she gets the opportunity to provide great service, all while helping people better their lives, and prefers to do so with a smile! Danielle appreciates the closeness involved with working with small, local businesses, and likes how the HVAC industry can have such a positive impact on our community. During her free time, Danielle likes to hike with her dog Nash, cook and design cards.
Installation Department Coordinatormelisap@simonshvacny.com
Missy was born and raised in Long Island, New York and then her family moved upstate as a teenager. She has since stayed in our area and raised her own family, including four children, two dogs and a one kitten. Missy joined our team in 2019 after working with her husband in their HVAC business for 12 years. Prior to that, she had a successful career in real estate. Now, here at Simons', Missy is in charge of scheduling and coordinating our installation projects and works closely with our operations manager and customers making sure everything goes smoothly in our office and in the field with our technicians. She also manages our in house financing. During her off time she likes to read mystery crime novels, sew, bake, and a variety of other crafts.
Home Comfort Advisers
Home Comfort Adviserjasonm@simonshvacny.com
Jason’s previous professions have given him both knowledge and experience in the HVAC field, as well as in general construction, irrigation, water treatment procedures, business management, and more. As the operations manager, he spends his workday running our crew of technicians and salespersons, on-site and from the office. As an estimator, he provides options for both our residential and commercial customers. Outside of work, he is busy spending time with his family, and they often take camping trips or are checking out food or music festivals together. When he can find the time, Jason also enjoys snowmobiling, dirt biking, working on his cars, and listening to a variety of music.
Home Comfort Adviserdaves@simonshvacny.com
After working for 7 years for other HVAC companies as a lead service technician, he went on his own to establish this company and has since expanded to the multi-tech and staffed operation that we have today. His tireless efforts combined with his expertise and innovative problem solving has helped him to become a well-known, respected leader in the industry, locally and throughout New England. During his personal time, if he is not caring for and spending time with his children, he can be found out on his boat, working out at the gym or outside. His other interests include watching sports and movies, comedy, and traveling.
Home Comfort Adviserjonm@simonshvacny.com
Jon had been in the customer service and sales industry for 20 years before choosing a full-time career in the HVAC industry. He worked for many years in the restaurant business and held many management positions. Previous to his current position, he worked as an installation technician assistant for Simons' one year, where he learned many ins and outs of the trade hands-on. Jon was born and raised locally, yet did spend a few years out in California and upstate in Plattsburg, NY before deciding to settled down and purchase a house here. During his spare time he likes to play the guitar, go out to eat, and hang with his two young nieces.
Before joining us as a service technician, Ken worked doing HVAC maintenance and repairs, as well as, winterizations of homes on the lake. He was 609 certified to work on automotive AC units, which gave him much of the knowledge required to succeed at his current position. He also trained with our lead technicians until he was ready to go out on his own. His skills and hard work ethic led him to greatly excel in our company and in the industry. For fun, Ken likes to partake in many outdoor sports and activities such as wakeboarding, camping, and 4-wheeling. He also has a passion for cars and, what we call an obsession, with Jeeps (he has 3).
After graduating from trade school with his certification, Jake joined our company where he furthered his HVAC skills through completion of our Lennox training programs. He chose this field because he values being part of a team and doing hands-on work. He specifically enjoys being able to work on new equipment, but still likes the challenge of the older units as they give him the opportunity to put his skills to the test and to solve problems. During his free time, he is spending time with his family. He is also a football fanatic, and catches as many games as possible, or gets outside to play.
Eric grew up in this area, and after attending college and working in the construction field for a few years he completed the HVAC program at BOCES and has been working in this industry for 9 years now. He chose this as a career because he really enjoys the hands on nature of the industry. Eric also likes the rewarding feeling that comes with helping people in a time of need. He excels in refrigeration work and especially likes working on mini splits units because of their intricate design and the challenges they present. When he isn't working hard on the jobsite, he is home with his wife, young son and two dogs, or off fishing, hiking and enjoying the outdoors.
Greg grew up in New Jersey and has lived locally for 30 years now. In college he studies music. Then, he went on to receive his professional HVAC training through the BOCES program. For many years he held a technician position for Green Mountain Coffee before seeking a career as a service technician with a reputable HVAC company. He now is part of our service technician team and loves getting out and about and staying all day, interacting with and meeting new people and working hands on with their equipment each day to help fix issues and make things better for them. On Greg's days off, his past times include playing the piano, fishing, and relaxing to some music.
Dean grew up in the Albany and recently moved to our area with his wife and black lab, Brody, after completing the HVAC program at North Shore Technical School in Louisiana. He began his career in the HVAC field down south for 5 years prior to joining the Simons' team upstate. He really enjoys the hands-on, mechanical nature of the HVAC industry. His favorite equipment to install and work on is air conditioning units, specifically, condensers. Outside of work Dean is into riding motorcycles, snowboarding and boating.
Mike first learned the HVAC trade a Apex Technical School, and after working in both Alaska and Staten Island for 15 years in the HVAC industry, Mike decided to move to upstate New York with his 7 year old son. He initially had a lot of experience in plumbing and boilers, so this is his specialty, although he says he likes and is good at working on all equipment. He really enjoys working in this field because he takes pride in and feels a satisfaction from helping people upgrade to more comfortable and safer homes. It makes him happy to help others. So, we are happy to have him a part of our company! During his free time he likes to explore new places, go for drives with his son, and take naps.
Installation Technician Assistant
After completing the local BOCES HVAC program, and having a job in the retail industry, Kyle is now putting his awesome customer service, communication and tehcnical skills to use as a star installation assistant. He enjoys the HVAC field of work because he appreciates the ability to keep moving, and working, and not having much down time. His favorite type oof equipment to work on are mini spits. He is from Queensbury and lives in the area with his 1 year old husky, Louis. During his free time he plays the bass guitar and pickup basketball!
Installation Technician Assistant
Mike grew up locally and previously spent many years working at Glens Falls Metal where he worked hands on designing custom ductwork for HVAC installations. After that, we went on to work in service at another local HVAC outfit before joining our company as an installation technician assistant. He enjoys working in this trade as it is a stable industry that offers constant work and provides him with sense of accomplishment at the end of the day after helping people in need. Mike is married with two children and two dogs. When he is not on a Simons' jobsite or spending time with his family, he can be found outside doing some fishing, skateboarding and hiking.
Before his position at our company, Tom worked in welding and construction. He has since been one of our lead installation technicians since 2014. He works a lot on new construction projects and finds satisfaction in the details involved with seeing the installation through from start to finish. Outside of work, Tom spends his time with his wife and two young sons. When he can, he likes to spend time outside hunting, fishing, and 4-wheeling.
After working for two years in maintenance and in a local body shop, Ryan joined our company in hopes of putting to use his knowledge of machinery, electrical components and expanding this by learning the field of HVAC. He did this by determination and hard work, along with completing our company’s Lennox training sessions and is now one of our main installation technicians. He specifically takes enjoyment in new construction projects. For fun, Ryan likes to rock climb; and his love for working on cars has not subsided- his other biggest hobby is building model cars along with attending car events.
Zach recently joined our company as a part-time sales representative at the local Lowe's stores. He currently holds a position as a marketing director for a successful, local fermentation & brewing company. Previously, after graduating with his B.F.A. in Film & Animation from Savannah College of Art and Design, he ran his own IT business, as well as, tutored business students. He enjoys spending a couple days a week, taking the time to chat with the shoppers, sharing information about the Lennox products and services our company offers. His many years of customer service-related jobs have shaped him to be a great communicator, and his friendly disposition is why so many people go over and chat with him! During his spare time, Zach is super into studying the science of and experimenting with fermentation and brewing, and he enjoys cooking and computer programming.
As no stranger to the world of customer service or HVAC, Kurt came aboard in 2018 and has been "rocking out" at the Lowe's stores ever since. Previously, Kurt held a sales position for 10 years at an insurance company, working with Medicare Advantage Plans. He has over 20 years of outside sales experience. He earned a degree in from Skidmore College and was certified in HVAC from Lincoln Technical Institute in New Jersey. He also is a business owner of an invisible fence company. When he is not busy running his business or putting his skills into action interacting with our customers at Lowe's, he enjoys getting outside for a hike with his dog, working out, and doing yoga.
About Our Company
Simons Heating & Cooling, Inc. was founded in 2006, and continues to grow as one of the leading heating and cooling companies in the area. We are a family owned business and treat our customers’ home’s as if they were our own. Our company is known for offering top-quality work at fair prices, exhibiting professionalism and paying close attention to detail in all the work we perform. Our staff is continually furthering their education and completing new certifications in order to stay ahead of the trends and to remain in tune with the latest equipment and technology. When we do any type of work, large or small, our goal is to provide the highest quality workmanship and service, leaving you confident with your decision to choose our company for your HVAC needs.
We are a proud Lennox Premier dealer and a Daikin 3D dealer and have access to top of the line equipment, technology and professional training for our employees. This allows us to provide better products and services to our 6,000 plus customers each year, including what no other company does. We attend a variety of annual conferences hosted by our partner companies and vendors that keep us ahead of our competitors and allow us to stand out from the rest. We conduct repairs, installation, maintenance, and inspections to a large variety of residential and commercial customers.
Our Service Area
We serve clients all over the Upstate New York including Warren, Washington, Saratoga, and Rensselaer Counties. We work regularly in Glens Falls, Queensbury, Wilton, Ballston Lake, Ballston Spa, Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Gansevoort, Lake George, Warrensburg, Hudson Falls, Fort Edward, Fort Ann, Schuylerville, South Glens Falls, and multiple other bordering towns within the Adirondack region.