KME - New York Branch

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KME - New York Branch

Albany Airport Industrial Park 68 Sicker Road
Latham, New York  12110-1560
Phone: 800-394-5593
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Territories Served:

Massachusetts: Berkshire county
Connecticut: Select counties in CT: Fairfield and New Haven
New York: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester Counties
Vermont: All counties in Vermont


The KME New York Factory Branch is committed to assisting fire departments in all phases of apparatus acquisition.

This factory service center provides sales coverage for 22 counties in Eastern and Central New York (from Orange County north to the Canadian border and west to Herkimer County), Berkshire County, Mass., and all of Vermont.

KME New York employs four sales representatives who total more than 40 years apparatus sales experience and nearly 100 years of fire department service. Our sales staff is at your disposal to guide you through the myriad options available in today's fire apparatus. As a factory-owned facility KME New York is permanently tied to KME so you can be sure we will be here to support you after the sale as KME representatives. KME New York also offers a wide variety of loose equipment, from extinguishers to hose to hand tools, and is an Akron master distributor.



The mission of KME’s Customer Service Division is to provide “friendly, timely and accurate response to customer parts, service, training, technical support and warranty demands.”

Our world headquarters location has a staff of customer service representatives with over 220 years of combined experience. This staff, plus our factory branch service staff, comprise a knowledgeable and experienced team of professionals ready to serve you.

Tim Besser

Regional Manager
Telephone:  800-394-5593
Cell Phone: 570-578-7950
Canada, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey,  New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin

John Cameron

KME New York General Manager
Telephone:  800-394-5593
Cell Phone: 518-378-3933

Chris Gardner

Sales Representative
Telephone:  800-394-5593
Cell Phone: 570-249-4102
New York: Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Orange, Otsego, Sullivan, Ulster

Chris Thwaits

Sales Representative
Telephone:  800-394-5593
Cell Phone: 570-249-7206
New York: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, St. Lawrence, Warren;
VT – Addison, Caledonia, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Washington

Aaron Warren

Sales Representative
Telephone:  800-394-5593
Cell Phone: 570-249-7205
New York - Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington;
MA – Berkshire; VT: Bennington, Rutland, Windham, Windsor

Tom Watkins

Parts Manager
Telephone:  800-394-5593