Who We Are

South Shore Massachusetts' Premier Beverage Distributor

Since 1898, We’ve Done Business In A Way That Builds Lasting Relationships.

What We Believe In

Accountability

We hold ourselves to professionalism, common sense, and adaptability. We’re driven to be the best beverage distribution company in the world by continuously improving employee and customer satisfaction- and we won’t ever stop.

Integrity

Honesty, giving back, and taking care of our people are the cornerstones of our company. These values have developed lasting relationships with our communities, customers, suppliers and employees.

Quality

We have a thirst for exceptional beverages, whether that’s a cold beer, a smooth whiskey, a crisp cider, a refreshing hard seltzer, or a fine wine, We represent great brands.

What We Do

We Create Distribution To Bring Exceptional Brands To Our Customers.

Our portfolio of beer, wine, spirits & more offers retailers one-stop shopping.

As part of the three-tier system, we partner with breweries, wineries, distilleries and other talented suppliers to grow our collective business through consultative sales, strategic marketing, and timely delivery.

We’re also a proud division of The Sheehan Family Companies, a distribution network spanning five generations since 1898. L. Knife & Son brings The Sheehan Family Companies’ strengths and years of experiences to our local markets, while staying true to our Upstate New York roots.

Supplier

We partner with premium breweries, distilleries, wineries, and quality beverage makers to distribute an incredible array of products.

Distributor

From storing, to delivery, and all the marketing, sales, and service in between, we ensure the beverages consumers love find their way to them.

Retailer

Distributors safely deliver products to retailers ensuring consumers can find brands they love at their favorite stores, restaurants, and bars.

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Our Team Leaders

JC Panio portrait
J.C. started his career at L. Knife & Son, Inc. in 2006.
JC Panio
General Manager
Alex started his career at L. Knife & Son, Inc. as a sales analyst.
Alex Azuma
Director of Sales Operations
Chris Landers
Chris has moved his way up the sales ladder from Merchandiser to Director.
Chris Landers
Director of ABI Sales and Marketing
Don Green
Don is a cicerone certified beer server as well as a level ll WSET Award Recipient.
Don Green
Sales Manager - Off Premise
Joe Wright
Joe's career in the industry started while working for a bar in college.
Joe Wright
Sales Manager - On Premsie
Michelle Bobrowiecki
Although new to the beer industry, Michelle brings 18 years of experience to the table.
Michelle Bobrowiecki
Accounting Manager
Jim Burke
Jim has 40 years of industry experience.
Jim Burke
Operations Manager
Dave Reynolds
Dave has over 20 years of industry experience.
Dave Reynolds
Delivery Manager
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Brian Stacy
Fleet Manager
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Our Values in Action

There is nothing a group of determined people working together cannot accomplish.

– Gerald Sheehan, Chairman of the Board

Charitable Giving

We take pride in knowing our hard work allows us to giving back to the communities we serve and make a difference for future generations.

Sustainability

A better tomorrow starts from within. We’re committed to reducing our environmental impact through current and future sustainability initiatives.

Our People Policy

We’re committed to continually improve and protect the wellbeing of our employees by empowering them with the resources to thrive.