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 since 2015 and has a deep knowledge of the Park’s operations, irrigation systems, special events, green spaces, and protocols. Peter originally joined RIPA as a Turf Crew Member and was promoted to Sports Field Manager and then, Sports Field Director prior to taking on his current role.

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