Phillip Grant is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hunts Point Produce Market. The Market is composed of 29 merchants with a deep history in supporting New York City’s essential food infrastructure and spanning multiple generations of expertise. Phillip, in collaboration with these merchants, was pivotal to keeping New York City fed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, Phillip held the role of Senior Vice President and Director of Construction for the Asset Management Operations division of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC).
Phillip is currently leading a historic public fundraising campaign in partnership with the NYCEDC and has raised nearly a third of a billion dollars to revitalize the Hunts Point Produce Market – with more funding to come. The funding will go towards a nearly $1 billion redevelopment project that will transform the Market into a state of the art facility of sustainable and complimentary businesses that will support New York City’s food infrastructure for generations to come.
Phillip is a Licensed Professional Engineer in New York, a certified construction manager, and a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and holds an MBA from Mercy College.