Seasoned management. Strong principles. Clear vision.
Burke Distributing Corporation’s current leadership is a team of third generation Burkes. Since 1994, they have grown the business in an ever-evolving industry through their dedication to their employees and customers.
General Manager, Beer Division
A small grocer with big dreams
In 1935, in the small town of Clinton, MA, local grocer Walter Burke had the vision of expanding his business beyond his retail market to the post-Prohibition era of wholesaling alcohol. Walter’s first opportunity came when a New York-based beer, Flanagan – Nay, was introduced to the area. With his sights set first and foremost on customer service, Walter’s new found venture was off and running. There were many challenges which required his creativity, flexibility, and perseverance, but by the 1950s his business had grown significantly enough to enable Burke Distributing to acquire the rights to distribute Miller Brewing and other fine beer brands. The 1960s were a decade of growth... » read more
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