About Us


Different From the Rest

At Exit5 Auto Group we are focused on offering a friendly and honest customer experience .  Whether you are looking to buy,  sell, or service your car - you will be glad you came to see us.

Here are a few things that make us different than other dealers in the area.

  • We pride ourselves on our transparency.
  • You deal directly with an owner or a salesperson authorized to make a deal. There’s no going back and forth with “management.”
  • We price our cars at a level that we expect to sell them.  The prices are not inflated, which results in an uncomfortable shopping experience.
  • We offer a fair price for your trade.
  • We have a state of the art service department and stand behind every car we sell.

The Exit5 Sales Team

Patrick Lyga
General Manager
Patrick has been in the automotive retail business for over a decade and brings with him an array of knowledge and experience to Exit 5 Auto Group's team. Acting as our General Manager, he has held this title for six manufacturer franchises and two independent dealerships. Having held every role in variable operations we are positive that he is well equipped to ensure that you receive the utmost car buying experience possible. He is extremely customer oriented and wants nothing more than to create lasting relationships in regards to your automotive needs. Feel free to contact him directly at (518)-541-5000 x.102, and do not forget to check out what everyone else is saying about Patrick, and the rest of our Exit 5 Auto Group team, by looking over our REVIEWS!
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Adam Farber
Sales Manager
Adam was born and raised in Binghamton, NY. After attending college there, he put his psychology degree to good use. In 2004, Adam began his automotive career in the sales department at Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington, North Carolina. In 2007, he moved to the Albany, NY area and continued to progress in his automotive career. Adam has successfully held the positions of Finance Manager, Sales Manager, and General Manager at a few of the areas largest dealer groups. After 15 years working for the "big box" stores, Adam has found that utilizing his experience in the more intimate and friendly atmosphere we call Exit 5 Auto Group, has proved to be much more rewarding. Adam doesn't believe in employing salespeople to work with customers. Rather, Adam and the team at Exit 5 enjoy meeting new people and developing long term relationships. "We are just people offering quality products and trustworthy service to other people," Adam said. "People don't need our help deciding and certainly don't appreciate being convinced of how to spend their money. Most people know what they want before they come in. We are here to make getting what they want as easy as possible."
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Natasha Coyne
Sales Associate
Natasha has been in the automotive world for 18 plus years now and is very well rounded in the industry. She has sold cars for a previous local dealer and also has experience in all administrative aspects of the dealership world. She is very knowledgeable with the day to day operations of a dealership and provides support to everyone here at Exit 5 Auto Group. If you ever need any assistance with DMV related questions, or would like assistance with our online CREDIT APPLICATION you may contact Natasha at (518)-541-5000 x.107!
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The Exit5 Service Team

Korey Thomas
Service Manager
Korey is a Certified Toyota Master Technician and has over 10 years experience leading the service team in the area’s leading Toyota dealership. At Exit5 Auto he oversees our service department and, unlike managers at many other dealerships, Korey also contributes on the shop floor. This is just one more reason that service levels at Exit5 are so high.
Travis Walters
Master Technician
Travis is a Certified Master Technician and has over 6 years experience. During that time he has earned both Toyota and Lexus Master Certifications . He is also a Certified Hybrid Technician as well. Travis joined Exit5 Auto in 2016 and his skill sets combined with his can-do attitude immediately made him a valuable member of our service team.
Danny Gitto
Master Technician
Dan is a Master Technician with over 30 years experience. Prior to coming to Exit5 Auto Group Dan owned and operated his own repair shop – DANCO Automotive Services. Dan has many strengths but his experience with Exotic and Classic cars most notably sets him apart from other technicians in the area. It is for this reason that Exit5 Auto recruited Dan to join our team.
Tyler Walters
Tyler joined Exit5 after spending a few years working at a local Lexus dealership. As a certified technician he brings a wealth of experience and a deep knowledge base. Like many of the other Technicians at Exit5, Tyler has a diverse skill set. In addition to his training on Lexus vehicles, he is also a diesel specialist and has extensive experience working on heavy duty vehicles.
Mike Biance
Mike is a multi-talented technician with experience at both new car dealerships and automotive specialists like Exit5. He has a 'can do' attitude and the technical skills to back it up. He is a big asset to our shop and we are pleased to have him on our team.
Mike Blaauboer
Service Adviser
Mike is a proven Service Adviser and plays a key role in coordinating all repair work done here at Exit5 Auto. He works closely with our Technicians and oversees all repair orders as they go through our shop. We recruited Mike for this position because of his reputation of being fair and honest. When you leave your car in Mike's care you can rest assured that you will be well taken care of.
Mark Russman
Service Advisor
Mark came to Exit5 after spending almost 30 years as the Head Service Adviser at Gendron's Truck Center. His knowledge of medium and heavy duty trucks is unparalleled. However, trucks are not his only specialty, he has a rich history in servicing cars of all makes and models as well. If you're looking for an experienced, honest, and trustworthy person to care for your vehicle, Mark is your man.

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