Paul Amato

Owner, Amato’s Autobody Inc.

Amato’s Autobody Inc. began as a one-man operation out of his family’s garage when Paul was just out of high school. Since then, he’s expanded his business several times over to become the leading collision repair specialist in the San Diego area. Headquartered in the Sorrento Valley, where the 805 and 5 freeways meet, Amato and his team have serviced the San Diego area for more than 38 years. With a work ethic that includes putting quality above all else, Amato instills in every employee to “fix every car as if it is their mother’s.”

With over $12 million in annual sales at a single location and without any DRP affiliation, Amato’s dedication to excellence has earned him an unprecedented 15 certifications from car manufacturers, including Audi, Tesla, Mercedes, Porsche, Land Rover, Rolls Royce, Cadillac, Aston Martin, among others. Amato fell in love with automobiles as a child, and he’s aimed to become the very best in the industry ever since. His first car, a 1958 hard-top MGA has a personalized license plate echoing that mindset: “DAA BEST.”


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