PETER VAN SCOYOC’S family has roots in East Hampton that go back to the 1700s. Peter operated a residential construction company and a seasonal charter fishing business here for over 20 years. He is intimately familiar with the land and waters of East Hampton and the issues we face making ends meet and sustaining what is best about this place and community.
Peter has devoted much of his time to public service. He has coached little league, girl’s softball, and youth soccer in East Hampton and Springs. He is currently serving his sixth year on the East Hampton Town Board and his fourth year as Deputy Supervisor. Prior to being elected, Peter served six years on the East Hampton Town Planning Board and five years on the East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals, his last year as chair.
Democratic, Independence, Reform and Working Families parties
"Peter Van Scoyoc is uniquely qualified to take the reins as Supervisor of East Hampton Town. Peter has a firm grasp of all aspects of town government, particularly the protection and restoration of our natural resources and water quality. He knows how to build consensus and get real results."
"As our next East Hampton Town Supervisor. Peter Van Scoyoc will build upon the successful leadership of Larry Cantwell. He will listen to the community. His experience in government. business, and civic involvement is what East Hampton needs for the future. He will continue efforts to protect our community character."
"Peter has been a steadfast supporter of the efforts of the Montauk Historical Society, an organization very dear to my heart. He has, since his first day in office, been an energetic participant in the maintenance and restoration projects that protect buildings such as Second House and The Fort Pond House which are reminders of the early years of Montauk's rich history.
“My vision for East Hampton is for a future that is forever vigilant in protecting our natural resources. A future that honors our past and respects our history, traditions, and diversity. A future full of opportunity for our residents who work and live here.”
“There is still much more to do to protect our beautiful surroundings and quality of life here in East Hampton. I want to do what I can to ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy the beauty and bounty of our surroundings and experience the care and support that our small town community offers. I ask for your support to continue this important work.”
Peter with his wife Marilyn, daughter Amy and son Thomas.