Owner and President, Keenan Motors


Jim Peruto is the Owner and President at Keenan Motors in Doylestown, one of the area’s leading Mercedes-Benz dealerships. He purchased the dealership in 1984; prior to that, he was a practicing attorney in Philadelphia. He graduated from St. Joseph’s University, and completed law school at Temple University.

Jim is very involved in the community. He is a member of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, and won that organization’s Business and Arts Award in 2012. He is currently serving as the revenue chair for the March of Dimes’ 2013 March for Babies. In addition, Jim is the Secretary of the Board for the Pennsylvania Automotive Association, a Trustee (and former President) of The Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation, and a past member of the Board of the Doylestown Historical Society.

Jim is also a competitive driver. He has attended racing school and participates in a variety of auto racing events. In 2012, he set an open road speed record that landed him in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Jim and his wife Michelle live in Wyncombe.