Greenbelt Staff Members

 Greenbelt Conservancy and NYC Parks Personnel

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

Lynda Ricciardone, Borough Commissioner, New York City Parks


Amanda Granberg, Facility Rental Manager and Membership Coordinator  718-667-2165, ext. 323 or 306

Laura Ruggirello, Finance Coordinator – 718-667-2165, ext. 308

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

Dorothy A. Reilly, Director of Public Relations (contact for media inquiries) 718- 667-2165, ext. 309

Meghan Wood, Director of Development 718- 667-2165, ext. 304

Natural Resources and Park Management

Chester Heald, Park Supervisor

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

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, Christopher Ricker, Nancy Zawada-Clair,
Maren Morsch, Karen Roos

Carousel for All Children

Manager:  Fred Schweizer

Assistant Manager:  Heather Dalton

Native Plant Nursery (not open to the public)

Edward Toth, Director

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