Who We Are

New York City’s Premier Beverage Distributor

Since 1996, 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. Union Beer Distributors brings The Sheehan Family Companies’ strengths and years of experiences to our local markets, while staying true to our New York City roots.

NBWA Distributors Against Human Trafficking Certified

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

chris sheehan
Chris started working part-time in 1980 at L. Knife & Son
Chris Sheehan
General Manager
Steve began working at T.J. Sheehan as a Sales Rep in 1992
Steve Avolio
Asst. General Manager
pete russell
Pete interned at Seaboard as a Driver's Helper in the summer of 2004
Pete Russell
Sales & Marketing Director, Craft Brands & Spirits
sirivan sisouvong
Sirivan has been with Union Beer since 2017
Sirivan Sisouvong
Accounting & Finance
rich grant
Rich began working for Hunterdon Brewing Company as their Operations Manager in 2011
Rich Grant
Operations Manager
Nick joined Sheehan Family Companies in 2012 managing the night shift
Nick Thompson
Warehouse Manager
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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 impactful sustainability practices.

Our People Policy

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