New Partner Spotlight: John C. Armentano
January 20, 2023
In celebration of our newly minted partners, Farrell Fritz is proud to present our “New Partner Spotlight,” a series of short interview profiles to get to know our incredibly talented attorneys better.
Name: John C. Armentano
Years at the Firm: 15
Practice: Land use, zoning and municipal law
What makes Farrell Fritz different for you and your career? The culture, comradery and teamwork at Farrell Fritz is something that cannot be replicated. From Montauk to Manhasset, Farrell Fritz is well regarded for its strong presence on Long Island, in particular its zoning and land use expertise.
What keeps you passionate about practicing law? Of particular significance to me is my late father, John M. Armentano, who was a founding member of Farrell Fritz. To be able to work at this firm gives me strong sense personal and professional pride to carry on his legacy.
What is your greatest career accomplishment to date? I have worked on many large-scale development projects on Long Island, each of which presented its own unique challenges. Navigating the approval process to completion has its own rewards, but seeing a project being built and succeeding provides a tangible proof of the success of each project and my role in it. In addition, bringing cases to trial is another great accomplishment for me.
What is your top source of motivation in life? My family and my father.
If you could work with any client or company in history, who would it be? The Long Island State Park Commission when it was laying out the parks, parkways and bridges of Long Island and throughout New York State.
What is your favorite thing to do on Long Island / in New York? I enjoy the beaches and fishing off Montauk.
What is a fun fact about you? I worked as a Jones Beach Lifeguard before and for a short time after I became an attorney.