The Gun Show
Still going strong after 40 years in the firearms business, former Marine Sergeant, Burton Benowitz is Brooklyn born and self-made. He graduated from Voorhees lnstitute of Technology and is now the owner and president of Benson’s Gun shop lnc. Of course every great business owner possesses certain qualities such as dedication, diligence, and the mind set of pursuit. However, it’s Burt’s engaging personality, quality of character and amazing sense of humor which drives his remarkable success. He truly enjoys the strategic technique of every exchange whether large or small.
Benson’s Gun Shop lnc. has become quite popular, appearing in Newsday on more than one occasion and has now become the desired study of local university journalists and writers- Burton Benowitz has been a guest on the John Gambling show, a popular New York City radio show, and expert Witness to several firearms cases. In 1969, Burt and his wife Sally brought their daughter and two sons out to Long Island where he worked as a senior instrument maker. With little gun repair business in the area, people would go to Burt seeking the making of gun parts. This small trade turned into the largest firearms store on Long Island along with the opening of the Medford Shooting Range in 2002. Even through its growth, the business has remained a true family business. Sometimes you can find four generations working side by side including Burt, his two sons, granddaughter, grandson and great-grandson.
The Gun Show
The Benowitz Family