Mercedes Benz Of Lynnwood

MD Johnson, Inc. announces the completion of the sale of Mercedes Benz of Lynnwood
Washington to John Halata. Halata has been Smart’s long-time operating partner at the dealership and founded the dealership with Smart. The dealership was relocated into its current state-of-the-art “AutoHaus” facility in October of 2010. Smart and Halata established the dealership in Lynnwood in 2005. The dealership will continue to be named Mercedes Benz of Lynnwood, no sales price was disclosed. Both Smart and Halata are lifetime Mercedes Benz enthusiasts as well as MB retailers. Smart is the son of recently deceased Seattle icon Phil Smart Sr and former owner of Phil Smart Mercedes Benz of Seattle. MD Johnson Inc also represented Smart in the sale of Phil Smart Mercedes Benz in 2011 to Al Monjazeb. The Seattle dealership has been relocated to Airport Way. Halata has also spent his entire automotive career with Mercedes, first with Mercedes Benz of Canada and then as Smart’s partner in the Lynnwood dealership. Halata will continue in business with his son Stefan Halata at the new Lynnwood location.