Peter was educated at Deerfield Academy, Harvard College and the University of Virginia Law School. After college, he served in the Navy as an officer in submarines. Peter first visited Boca Grande in 1968 and moved to the Island in 1991 after practicing corporate law in Wilmington, Delaware for 20 years. He began his real estate career in 1992 and started two businesses, the Buyer's Broker of Boca Grande and Boca Grande Outfitters, with his son, Zeke. Peter joined Gulf to Bay in 2004. He has bought or sold over 100 properties and built two houses in Boca Grande. Peter has three children, seven grandchildren and enjoys golf and fly fishing.