Hon. Armand D’Amato

Hon. Armand D’Amato

Senior Advisor

Armand D’Amato serves as a senior advisor of Park Strategies, LLC. For over 30 years, Mr. D’Amato has assisted clients in the development of waste-to-energy facilities, including the Covanta facility located in Hempstead, New York. He also advises clients within the areas of environmental protection, land development, and solid waste, including recycling and regulatory matters, before New York State agencies and local governments.

Prior to joining Park Strategies, Mr. D’Amato founded the Lloyd Group, LLC, which provided strategic advice to clients in the areas of land use, solid waste management, environmental law, and health care. In addition, the Lloyd Neck Group provided lobbying and government relations services on behalf of clients at the local and state government levels.

In 1972, Mr. D’Amato was elected to the New York State Assembly, where he served with distinction for fourteen years. In 1975, Mr. D’Amato founded the Mineola-based law firm of D’Amato, Forchelli, Curto, Schwartz, Mineo, Carlino & Cohn, LLP which is presently known as Forchelli Curto. This firm specializes in land use, corporate law, real estate law, and civil litigation. Mr. D’Amato also served as general counsel to Bolton St. Johns, a New York-based lobbying firm, from 1999-2004.

Mr. D’Amato presently sits on the boards of the Long Island YMCA and the Little Village School for Developmentally Disabled Children. He is also a volunteer EMT for the Oyster Bay Fire Department No. 1.


Bachelor of Arts, Accounting
J.D., Suffolk University Law School

Focus Areas

Economic Development
Education- Higher Education
Waste Management