Peter Hunter

Chief Director of Operations  

Peter Hunter is the Chief Director of Operations for the Randall’s Island Park Alliance. He oversees Park operations including capital improvements, amenities, and safety protocols, and supervises RIPA’s Horticulture, Operations and Sports Field departments. He also collaborates with the Park Administrator to coordinate with NYC Parks and other agencies.

Peter has extensive experience overseeing field maintenance departments and supervising private golf facilities and has spearheaded major projects while working with budgets of $1M+. He has worked with RIPA for six years and has deep knowledge of the Park’s operations, events, green spaces, and protocols. Peter joined RIPA as a Turf Crew Member in 2015 and was promoted to Sports Field Manager in 2016, and he has been the Sports Field Director for the past five years.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Science in Turfgrass Science from Pennsylvania State University.