Steve Martin, American Refrigeration Supplies

Steve Martin, President/CEO of American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. Retires After a Distinguished 41-year Career with Company

August 28, 2019

On May 10th, a Legacy tribute was given to celebrate the distinguished 41-year career of Steve Martin. Steve began his ARS career in 1978, serving as President from 1992-2018, and as CEO from 2018-2019. Steve was dedicated to excellence and to always honor his and the company’s commitments, which solidified the ARS culture of ethical professionalism.

Steve Martin, American Refrigeration Supplies
Steve Martin

Under Steve’s leadership, ARS experienced tremendous success and stability, growing to 32 branches across 6 states and distributing some the industry’s finest brands, such as American Standard, Mitsubishi, Copeland and Larkin/Heatcraft to name just a few. ARS earned many industry and key supplier recognition awards during Steve’s tenure. But while Steve’s contributions to ARS are countless, it was his unwavering commitment to the employees and genuine concern for people that will be his legacy forever etched in ARS history.

About American Refrigeration Sales

American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. (ARS) was founded in 1940 and is an industry leading Regional HVACR Wholesale Distributor based in Phoenix, Arizona with 32 branch locations across the U.S. Visit for more information.