About Empire Harley Davidson: A Premier Harley Davidson Dealership in NYEmpire Harley-Davidson®
Motto: Strive to provide a premium Harley-Davidson Dealership experience that creates loyal customers for life!
Cooper Friend – Dealer Principal
Kyle Hildebrand- General Manager
Meet the new owner and GM of our Harley Davidson Dealership in NY…
We are family owned and operated Harley Davidson dealership in NY with locations in Ellsworth, Orono, & Lewiston Maine, and New Rochelle New York.
Cooper’s family has been in the motorcycle business since 1964 when his Dad started Friend and Friend Honda in Newport Maine. Cooper took over business operations in 1976 and moved the business to Ellsworth Maine. Taking on Yamaha in 1979, the company grew rapidly adding Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Polaris through the 90’s. In 1999, Cooper added a second Friend and Friend location in Orono Maine with Suzuki, growing over the next few years with KTM, Yamaha, Victory, and GEM.
In 2004, Cooper and his business partner Dave Veracka purchased Green Mountain Harley-Davidson in Essex Jct, VT. In the 2006 Cooper and Dave purchased L-A Harley-Davidson in Lewiston ME. In 2008, Cooper and Dave sold the Green Mountain Harley-Davidson Dealership.
Kyle was Business manager and then Sales manager at Green Mountain Harley-Davidson before moving to Lewiston to act as assistant GM at L-A Harley. In 2007, Kyle relocated to Ellsworth to Partner with Cooper and take over day to day operations at both Friend and Friend locations.
Both Cooper and Kyle have relocated their families to the New Rochelle area and are fully committed to providing a premium Harley-Davidson dealership experience every time you are in the store. They are both avid riders and motorcycle enthusiasts…Cooper and Kyle look forward to meeting you and riding with you as soon as they can.
Empire Harley-Davidson®is an official Harley Davidson dealership in NY conveniently located near the areas of New Rochelle, Mt Vernon, White Plains, Greenwich, Yonkers, and New York.
Empire Harley-Davidson®is conveniently located near the areas of New Rochelle, Mt Vernon, White Plains, Greenwich, Yonkers, and New York.