Executive Team

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Deborah Maher

Deborah Maher serves as President of the Randall’s Island Park Alliance. In this role, she administers the management, programming and restoration of nearly 400 acres of City parkland for active sports, entertainment and recreation use. Working with the Board of Trustees to strategically plan for Randall’s Island Park’s future… Read More »

David Salerno
Deputy Administrator

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Daeman Di Stefano
Chief Financial Officer

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Alexander Egan
Chief Development Officer

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Thomas Harnisch
Chief Director of Operations

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Anne Wilson
Senior Director of Planning

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Our Team


Emily Calderalo

Events Coordinator


Laniqua Dinkins

Icahn Stadium Manager


Nicole Galasso

Human Resources Manager


Chris Girgenti

Director of Environmental Programs


Peter Hunter

Sports Field Director


Benjamin Nash

Sports Field Manager


EunYoung Sebazco

Landscape Designer & Creative Programs Specialist


Ciara Sidell

Urban Farm Manager


Nicole Turano

Public Programs Manager


Louis Vazquez

Director of Icahn Stadium


Jennifer Wainwright

Communications Manager

Board of Trustees


Jon May
Founder and Managing Partner, Floresta Ventures

Nancy Neff
Trustee, Brown University

Deborah Maher
Randall’s Island Park Alliance

Andrea K. Feirstein
Founder and Managing Director, AKF Consulting Group

Richard Gross
Lawyer and Consultant

Richard J. Davis
Principal, R.J. Davis Law
Chair Emeritus

Karen Cohen
Philanthropist and Interior Designer
President Emerita & Founder

Timothy Barefield
Managing Director, Kotter International

Ramon Gonzalez
Principal, MS223

Leslie Myers
President, Hot Girls Pearls

Robert Bose*
Principal, Charlestown Capital Advisors

Justin H. Green
Founder and CEO, HaysVentures LLC

Bradford R. Peck
Founder and Managing Principal, Taurus Asset Management

Gale Brewer**
Manhattan Borough President

Mark I. Greene
Senior Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP

Carol Perry
Senior Vice President of Broadcasting & General Counsel, IF Management, Inc.

Rodney Cohen
Head of Private Equity, Black Diamond Capital Management 

Sunil Gulati
FIFA Exec. Committee Member; Senior Lecturer, Columbia University

Bimla Picot
Founder and CEO, Reboundwear

Susan Danilow
Trustee, New-York Historical Society

Courtney C. Hall*
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Hillcrest Venture Partners

Dana Reed
Co-Founder and CEO, Nyansapo Impact Capital

Brenda DiLuigi
Counsel, Linklaters

Justin G. Hamill*
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Eyal Seinfeld
Partner, Ernst & Young; Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Lucy Fato
Executive Vice President and General Counsel and Global Head of Communications and Government Affairs, AIG

Karim Hutson*
Founder and Managing Member, Genesis Companies

Patricia W. Shifke

Joel Feliciano
Senior Business Development Executive, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young

Jennifer James*
Executive Director of Communications, Government & External Affairs at CUNY

Mitchell Silver**
New York City Parks and Recreation Commissioner

Sandra Frenz
Head of Transformation, Deutsche Bank

Dean I. Landis
President, Entrepreneur Growth Capital

Brette Tannenbaum
Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Jerome L. Goldman
Senior Partner, Ernst & Young (retired)

Richard J. Mack
Founder and CEO, Mack Real Estate Group

Sherri Williams
Managing Director and Head of Private Placements, IR and Fundraising, The Raine Group, LLC

*Mayoral Appointee

** ex officio