Philip Grant MBA '08


Phillip Grant is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hunts Point Produce Market. Phillip leads a team of approximately 110 staff that support the day-to-day operations of the largest wholesale produce market in the nation. The Market is composed of nearly 30 different 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 pandemic. 

The Hunts Point Produce Market is committed to serving the New York City region—and that includes giving back. The Market partners with local food rescue and food-service organizations to donate our surplus produce. In 2019, more than 6 million pounds of food made its way to our neighbors in the five boroughs and Westchester County. Our long-standing community partners include, but are not limited to, Feeding Westchester, Food Bank for New York City and City Harvest.

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 led the divisions over $1 billion capital project portfolio. Key projects included NYC Ferry, Brooklyn Army Terminal Phase V, the Made in New York Campus (MiNY), and various capital projects in the Hunts Point area of the Bronx. Phillip is a Licensed Professional Engineer in New York and a certified construction manager. Phillip is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and holds an MBA from Mercy College.