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​1935 Southwest South Macedo Boulevard 
Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34984
Monday - Friday: 8:30a-5:00P
Saurday: 9:30a - 12:00p


Empire Automotive

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We’re car people. That means you care about your car, and so do we. Our master certified technician will ensure you receive the best practices in the industry. Come and see for yourself. When you bring your car to us for maintenance or repair, we’ll treat you with respect and dignity. We won’t worry you with unnecessary expenses.


Emilio knowles

John Lunsford

ASC Certified Technician. 

​Emilio has his AAS Degree in automotive service management from IRSC. 


Owner. Operator. Certified Master ASE Auto Technician.

John's passion for automotive started at a young age but it wasn't until Port St Lucie High School that John was able to take automotive classes that lead him to the Universal Technical Institute in Texas. After graduating UTI, John moved back to Florida and launch his automotive career with 20 years at small shops such as his 12 years at the City of Port St Lucie. After being the go-to-guy for so many friends, families and coworkers - John opened Empire Automotive in 2014. With the support of his wife and four children, Empire Automotive has grown to be the neighbor auto shop in Port St Lucie. 


Julie Sacco- Lunsford

Hour of operations
Monday - Friday: 8:30a to 5:00p
Saturday: 9:30a to 12:00p

General Automotive Repair in Port St Lucie

Gerry Fouts

Our Team

Business Development Director. Communication Liaison. 

Julie's experience in business relationships added great value to Empire Automotive as a deeper connection to the St Lucie community and it's local businesses. Julie has created a reputation for Empire of honesty and inviting. Empire Automotive is a sponsor for a local little-league soccer team and we are always looking to make new partnerships.


At Empire Automotive we know your car is more than just a tool that gets you from Point A to Point B, it’s your freedom. 


Your car lets you complete essential daily activities such as traveling to and from work, buying groceries, and picking up the children from school. You depend on it- so it’s important your car receives quality repairs and service.


When you bring your car to Empire Automotive, we make sure your car leaves trouble-free so you can have your freedom, and your peace of mind.

ASC Certified Technician. 

​Gerry has an impressive background with 35 years of experience. He has both Chevrolet and Toyota dealer experience and training.