47. Hunterdon BMW

Founded in 1999, Hunterdon BMW is the nation’s 47th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and New Jersey’s largest minority-owned auto dealership.

Gailon McGowen is owner of the Lebanon-based BMW dealership. Moving up 22 places on the 2009 BE Auto Dealer List, the dealership earned $38.3 million in 2008 revenues–down 1% from last year.