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Riley Cassidy

Corporate and Community Engagement Associate

Riley Cassidy joined Hudson River Park Friends as a Corporate and Community Engagement Associate. He enjoys bringing people together from around the world where friends and family can get together. Hudson River Park’s unique features and benefits help millions of people improve their lives each year and Riley was naturally drawn to the Park as he experienced an awe-bringing satisfaction of a place that feels like home.

Riley graduated from Trinity College as a student athlete with a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies. He then entered into the Real Estate field and made an immediate impact to help his clients find their dream home inside such a dynamic city. After this, he stepped into a Business Development role at a security firm where he helped restaurants, galleries and retail stores protect their business. In addition, he worked as a Community Outreach Specialist for a Health Home in NYC where he assisted the Medicaid population gain access to important resources such as medical specialists and public benefits.

Riley also played soccer beginning from a young age and served as a Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructor in his hometown, where he discovered his deep passion for the outdoors. He was born in Huntington, NY and is married to his wife Erica from Argentina. They currently reside in the Upper West Side with their cat Toby and love their sanctuary between Central Park and the Hudson River.