Peter Wolf

Peter M. Wolf is a land use expert, author and investment advisor. Besides extensive experience as a land use planning and policy consultant, he is the author of eight books related to land planning, policy and implementation. Wolf has received recognition for his research and publications from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Research and Education Trust Fund, the Graham Foundation and the Ford Foundation. His most recent book is a memoir, My New Orleans Gone Away: A Memoir of Loss and Renewal (2013), about his growing up in New Orleans, his schooling in New England and his eventual determination to seek a life outside the city of his birth. Peter, a graduate of Yale (B.A.), Tulane (M.A.) and New York University (Ph.D.), is the founder and owner of Peter Wolf Associates, Inc., an investment management firm in New York. A Fulbright scholar to Paris, a Visiting Artist/Scholar at the American Academy in Rome, Wolf served for a decade as chairman of the Board of Fellows, Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies; is a former chairman of the Van Alen Institute; founder and first chairman of the Thomas Moran Trust; and served for 16 years as adjunct professor of urban planning in the School of Architecture at Cooper Union