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  • Armory CDJRF of Albany
    Service Department
    (518) 641-7643

    At Your "Service"

    Armory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT of Albany welcomes only the best on board-which means our sales representatives, parts department, service department, and finance team are the cream of the crop. As Albany, New York's top Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and FIAT showroom and dealership, we're proud to offer the most impressive lineup of new and used vehicles around the metro area. Our level of customer service is unmatched. To learn more about our staff members, click on each individual below to learn more. 

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  • Fortunato Papaleo
    Service Expert
    518-641-7636

    Hi my name is A.J.
    I have been in the automotive business for almost 25 years. 20 of those years with Armory Garage.  I started out when I was a kid building and riding ATVs and then got into cars when I turned 16.   I love the sound and power of a V8 and making them faster and louder has always puts a smile on my face.

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  • Tom Falzo
    Parts Expert
    518-641-7621

    From humble beginnings working in his family's repair shop, Tom Falzo has been involved in building and restoring cars for 40 years. This experience, combined with his 33 year career with MOPAR parts at the dealership level has made him our performance expert!
    To quote:  "I find great satisfaction in helping to make someone's dream car become a reality"

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  • Sauro Iardella
    Sales Expert
    518-641-7671

    My name is Sauro Iardella, I am originally from a small town in Italy (Carrara). I fell in love with Dodge back in 2009 when I first moved to the States and saw my first Challenger, leave it alone when I heard the 5.7 HEMI cold start!!! 
    WHAT A SOUND! 
    Forward that six years later I started my adventure at Armory Garage.
    I have been in the Automotive industry for almost seven years and there is not a day that goes by without being impressed by the Dodge brand and it's relentless commitment to constantly push the limits and boundaries when it comes down to performance and styling! 
    I am thrilled to be part of the Power Broker Direct Connect Program and being able to help our Dodge customers and community when it comes down to their POWER needs.

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  • Paul Cassala
    Service Advisor
    (518) 641-7640

    Paul Cassala has been with Armory Garage for more than 25 years.

    The Guilderland native was influenced by his family's long history with the car business to join it himself, and said he likes what he does because he gets to meet different people everyday. 

    Cassala said the thing that sets Armory apart is the fact that so many of our employees have been here for years, like him.

    For fun, Cassala likes to play sports with his two sons. He also coaches a little league baseball team.

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  • Marlon Hardie
    Service Advisor
    (518) 641-7642

    Marlon Hardie is a service advisor with Armory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT of Albany.

    Hardie went to college to be an automotive technician, and said he loves what he does because he gets to work with a great group of people. 

    His favorite car on the Armory lot is the Chrysler 200S.

    For fun, Hardie can be found enjoying one of several sports including golf, tennis and soccer.

    He said his proudest accomplishment was being able to buy a house.

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  • AJ Erschen
    Service Advisor
    (518) 641-7636

    AJ Erschen came into the car business 15 years ago. 

    The service advisor made his start with the help of his now brother-in-law.

    A Rotterdam native, he believes it's Armory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT of Albany's employees that separate us from the other dealerships.

    Erschen said he likes to drag race for fun. When he's not screaming down the pavement, he likes to spend time with his proudest accomplishments: his children.

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  • Danielle Sagendorph
    Service BDC
    (518)641-7654

    Danielle Sagendorph has always been a car person, and that interest makes her a perfect fit for Armory's Service Department.


    "I love the mechanics and logistics of all vehicles."

    She believes Armory sets the bar for customer satisfaction thanks to our friendly atmosphere and the fact that so many customers keep coming back. In her free time, the Selkirk native likes to help out local firehouses and work with senior homes on fun night.

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  • Dave Grinko
    Service Advisor
    (518)641-7937

    Dave Grinko grew up watching his father restore old muscle cars, giving him a life-long passion for the automotive field that he's carried for the entirety of his more than 30-year-career. 


    It's that same passion that he brings into his current role as a service adviser for Armory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT of Albany. The Capital District native says he joined Armory because the environment here is like an extended family and everyone knows how to work together as a team. 

    When he's not here, Grinko can be found spending time with his nephews, playing video games, riding ATVs or cruising around in his dad's 1970 Torino. He and his girlfriend also belong to a beagle rescue, and have added five of the furry companions to his family!


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Our Friendly Staff

At Armory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT of Albany in Albany, New York, we know that shopping for the perfect vehicle can seem stressful. That's why you'll always find our automotive sales staff going the extra mile to give you the best car-buying experience possible. When you buy a car from us, we don't just see you as a one-time customer. We see you as a friend for life. Take a quick look at our customer reviews and see what other people, just like you, have shared about their experience with our car dealership and sales staff. If you have any questions or comments, we'd love to hear them. Just give us a call or come in and visit us today.

Auto Service You Can Count On

Whether you're looking for a genuine MOPAR part or just a place to bring your vehicle when it needs some TLC, trust the pros at Armory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT of Albany. From our Tire Center to our Body Shop and just about everything in between, you're sure to find what you're looking for. Check out our current Service Specials, then easily schedule an appointment with our Service Center located near Troy, NY, and Schenectady, NY.

A Better Way to Finance

Our helpful staff isn't just here to help you find the perfect car, we're also experts at helping you get behind the wheel with financing solutions that work. If you're looking for a new car or used automobile that meets both your needs and your budget, get in touch with the friendly folks in our Albany, NY finance center today.