Latham – RJ Murray Company, the oldest operating Carrier distributor in the world, announced Daniel Ziska and James Burns have joined the company as Solutions Manager/Specialty Sales and New Business Development, respectively.
“We are very pleased to have Dan and Jim become members of our staff. The expansion of our sales team further strengthens our ability to meet the needs of our customers,” said Bob Murray, President of RJ Murray.
Daniel Ziska will join our sales team and be responsible for growing sales within property management, hospitality, real estate, municipal, healthcare, and government markets.
Dan’s background includes over 15 years of sales experience with MMC/Carrier PTACS and Monster Worldwide where he served as Director of Sales.
A graduate of Binghamton University, Dan lives in Ballston Spa with his family.
Jim Burns, who had been Regional Sales Manager at Hanes Industrial Supplies, will be in charge of expanding our existing residential and commercial accounts as well as building a new customer base.
Jim’s experience includes 25+ years in sales, management, and training in the healthcare, retail, and publishing industries.
Jim lives in Clifton Park with his wife and three children, is active in AAU Basketball, and is a graduate of Russell Sage College.
About R.J. Murray Company, Inc.:
Founded in Schenectady, NY, RJ Murray Company, Inc., was one of Carrier Corp.’s first distributors. After launching the company in 1929, founder Richard Murray Sr. caught the attention of Dr. Willis Carrier, who encouraged Murray to join a young Carrier Air Conditioning Co. in 1933.
RJ Murray, a family owned, third-generation company, now operates from two locations, Latham, NY, and Williston, VT. The HVAC distributor provides sales and 24-hour service and support to over 500 dealers, contractors, government, and industrial accounts in eastern New York, Vermont, and western Massachusetts.