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Greenbelt Conservancy is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Become a member; support and donate. We thank you.


Our website is made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the

Staten Island Foundation

Greenbelt Staff

Greenbelt Conservancy and NYC Parks personnel

Steven Cain, Greenbelt Administrator and Greenbelt Conservancy Executive Director – (718) 667-2165, ext. 303

Borough Commissioner, New York City Parks – position is currently vacant

Michael Schnall, Chief of Staff for Staten Island, New York City Parks


Christopher Hellstrom, Director of Development – 718- 667-2165, ext. 310

Marie Markowski, Membership Coordinator and Administrative Assistant – 718-667-2165, ext. 306

Ellen Overby, Finance Coordinator – 718-667-2165, ext. 308

Jeanne Paliswiat, Special Projects & Volunteer Coordinator – 718- 667-2165, ext. 311

Dorothy A. Reilly, Director of Public Relations – 718- 667-2165, ext. 309

Flynn Ferguson, Coordinator for  Facility Renting – Greenbelt Nature Center and Carousel for All Children  – 718-667-2165, ext. 323

Go here for details about renting the Nature Center or Carousel for All Children.

Natural Resources and Park Management

Park Supervisor – Position is vacant

Tony Rho, Natural Resources Manager – (718) 667-2165, ext. 302

Jonathan Wadolowski, Trail Project Coordinator

Pawel Pieluszynski, Gardner

George Steed, City Parks Worker (CPW)

Environmental Education Department and Nature Center

Maritza Cuevas, Director of Education
Jessica Kratz, Nature Center Coordinator
Jean Martini, Nature Center Assistant
Educators: Arlene Borruso, Nancy Zawada-Clair,
Maren Morsch, Elizabeth Nichols, Karen Roos

Carousel for All Children

Manager:  Fred Schweizer

Assistant Manager:  Nancy Cofranceso
Staff:  Heather Dalton, Robert McCloud, T.J. Paliswiat, Nick Pressimome, Donald Schweb, Nick Spector

Native Plant Nursery

Edward Toth, Director
Nursery Manager position is vacant

Joseph Black, Deborah Carey, Felix Harris, Denese Hite
Camille Joseph, Dyx Kumbongsi, Porfirio Lantiqua, Heather Liljengren
Samuel Pattison, Joan Podeszwa, Eric Seaquist, Ron Smith
Maria Spinelli, Lauren Stewart