At LiRo, Peter leads the Environmental Business Unit and is responsible for all of LiRo’s environmental business activities. Peter has more than 30 years of extensive civil and environmental engineering experience, and is an expert in environmental project and program management with a particular focus on addressing Hazardous Materials, petroleum-related work and addressing Brownfields. He is also skilled at staff development, budget control, and improving operational performance.
Prior to joining LiRo in 2007, Peter worked as a contractor on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (REM II Superfund) Program and state superfund programs in the Northeast, providing environmental engineering and remediation services on many sites. He also worked to investigate and clean up major oil/petroleum/chemical spills for Northville Industries, Exxon Mobil, Pfizer and other major industrial clients. Peter’s experience also includes serving as a consultant to, and also in, municipal government, where he was responsible for billions of dollars in infrastructure and a capital plan of more than $500 million. Previous positions include: President of Remedial Engineering P.C.; Nassau County Commissioner of Public Works; Nassau County Deputy County Executive for Parks, Public Works and Partnerships; and Chairman of the Nassau County Bridge Authority.
Peter received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and his Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering both from Manhattan College. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (NY and VA), Asbestos Designer (NY), OSHA 10/OSHA 30, and HAZWOPER.