Celebrating 65 Years
of Service Excellence

Our Commitment

Schmitz Exxon Service is a family owned and operated business that has been supporting the Northern Virginia region since 1955. We are continuously striving to ensure that our top-notch facilities use the most advanced technologies and up-to-date equipment. Our base of satisfied customers grows every day, and also includes relationships that span decades.

We recently celebrated our 65th anniversary in Tyson’s Corner and take great pride in our history.
1937

The Schmitz Exxon location in Tysons Corner was originally a Shell service station. The architecture of early Shell stations – like the location in Tysons Corner – was designed to mimic a clam shell.

1942

The Tysons Corner Shell service station supported a rural residential and farming community.

1955

Carl Schmitz opens Schmitz Service Station in Tysons Corner.

1963

Big changes came in 1963 when the Tysons area moved from a country crossroads to a giant commercial urban area with the awarding of contracts at the interchange of Route 7 and Route 123.

1985

Aerial photo of Schmitz Service station circa 1985

1993

Eric Schmitz, who grew up working in his father’s service station, purchases the Exxon

1995

The Schmitz Service tow truck fleet circa 1995.

1999

Eric Schmitz purchases the land and expands the station, adding nine bays for car repairs, a car wash, a convenience store and more gas pumps.

2009

Goose Creek Sunoco opens in Ashburn, VA.

2010

Schmitz Exxon Service celebrates 55th anniversary amid big changes for Tysons Corner.

2013

Loudoun One Exxon opens in Ashburn, VA.

2015

Oaklawn Exxon opens in Ashburn, VA.

2020

Commonwealth Sunoco Opens in Leesburg.

2021

Compass Creek Sunoco Opens in Leesburg.

2022

Russell Branch Sunoco Opens in Leesburg.