Special Events Team
Maria A. Lupardo
Executive Vice President
212-923-1803 Ext. 7039
Maria A. Lupardo, joined The Armory to focus on expanding the Special Event Department. Maria brings over 10 years of significant sales and planning experience. With venues in her past stride like the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Maria ushered in a new era of sales for the Armory Foundation and has just celebrated their strongest year yet. Born and raised in NY all her life, she currently resides in Astoria, NY.
Amber Zabrina Salomon
Special Events Manager
212-923-1803 Ext. 7037
Amber joined the Armory in November 2009 after graduating from Binghamton University with a BA in Political Science and Sociology. She is a dedicated member of the Armory Foundation's Special Events Team.
Special Events Operations Manager
212-923-1803 Ext. 7018
Stephen was born and raised in Washington Heights. He started working at the Armory in November of 2007 as a part time security guide. With over 20 years of experience in security, he was promptly given the opportunity to work as the Armory’s security manager. In March of 2017, Stephen changed roles and is now the acting Special Events Operations manager.