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Our Landscape Team

WILLIAM WINIECKI - General Manager

William has more than 30 years’ experience in the landscape design-build industry on Long Island. He earned degrees in both Horticulture and Landscape Architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

RICHARD BARKER - Production Manager

Rich has worked in the landscape design-build industry for over 25 years. He is a Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional and earned a degree in Business Management. He has managed both residential and commercial projects from Shelter Island to Long Island’s North Shore, New York City and Connecticut.

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LOIS BUDNIAK - Client Relationship Manager

Lois Budniak enjoys interacting with clients and designers and has worked for many years in the landscape design-build industry.

CRAIG DONLEY - Landscape Designer

A successful landscape designer on Long Island for over 20 years, Craig, a native Long Islander, is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture. He has been honored with multiple awards from both the Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association and the New York Nursery & Landscape Association.

“If you would like to turn your home into a meticulously landscaped showplace, call Hicks!!!! Thank you Craig Donley for your “studied eye for detail” and all Hicks staff members who brought your ideas to fruition. Can’t wait for our next project together.”

June B. – Manhasset Hills

View Craig’s ‘Cottage Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

THOMAS CAHILL - Landscape Designer

Toms’ landscape design-build industry experience spans 25 years. He takes great pride in listening to his clients and giving them exactly what they are looking for, turning their wants and needs into reality. He is a graduate of Farmingdale State College, SUNY.

I just wanted to take a few moments to share my thanks for the great job everyone involved did with our remodel.  This long process started last year with a collaboration with Tom Cahill.  Tom took everything I imagined, and some things I didn’t, and made it a reality.  He was always open to my many questions and thoughts-never making me feel anything but listened to. 

Thank you again for the amazing job!”

Betty B. – Garden City

View Tom’s ‘Urban Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

SUNGJUN PARK - Landscape Designer

Sungjun prioritizes client’s wants and needs in the design process. His commitment to add value through creative design solutions is reflected in his work. Sungjun earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management at Baruch College, CUNY and Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture at City College, CUNY.

ANTHONY MUSSO - Landscape Designer

Anthony’s design ethos combines rigorous attention to the client brief, context and plantsmanship. His imaginative use of space with a contemporary twist are reflected in his favorite garden designs that include modern and English gardens. Anthony is a graduate of Rutgers University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture.


“First let me say that Anthony was fabulous. He treated me like royalty. He listened to what I wanted…. I couldn’t be happier and have another appointment with Anthony for more work… You guys ROCK and I have already recommended you on my Next Door app which went to thousands of my neighbors. Thank you so much for decorating my yard and filling my heart.”

Mary V.

View Anthony’s ‘Formal Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

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SAL MASULLO - Landscape Designer

For over 35 years Sal has been designing award-winning landscapes from Manhattan to Montauk. He has a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and has dedicated over 25 years to serving the green industry on the Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association Board of Directors.


“I thought Sal Masullo had a well-thought-out plan. It turns out the entire project was seamless and I was completely impressed with the…execution of the project. Extremely satisfied!!!!! Great job.”

Dr. Anthony Petrizzo, Old Westbury

View Sal’s ‘Seaside Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

PETER HOGARTY - Landscape Designer

Peter has been designing award winning landscapes on Long Island for over 30 years. He has been honored with the Grand Award from the New York Nursery and Landscape Association. He consistently fulfills his clients dreams and expectations by truly listening and adding his creative flair.  Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Rutgers University.

KEN MUELLERS - Senior Landscape Designer

Ken has been in the landscape industry for over 30 years. He is a New York State Certified Nursery/Landscape Professional and an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. You can read his ‘Garden Spot’ Column regularly in HOUSE magazine, where he has been a contributing columnist for 15 years and monthly Hicks blogs. Ken received numerous state and local awards for his residential and commercial landscape projects. He received his Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Penn State.

View Ken’s ‘Paradise Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

MARGARET MULLIGAN - Landscape Designer

Initially working in the print design field, Margaret went on to pursue Landscape as a means of condensing intersecting ideologies of design and sustainability. She is most interested in uplifting the human-to-nature interface to center and remind ourselves of our inherent place and effect within our natural world. Margaret received her Bachelors in Graphic Design at CUNY, Queens College and Masters of Landscape Architecture at CUNY, City College.

View Margaret’s ‘Bohemian Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

KRISTEN KELLY - Landscape Designer

Using her 15 years of experience in the home remodeling field, Kristen is most interested in creating landscapes that become an extension of the home. She attended Farmingdale State College, SUNY, where she received academic honors and the Long Island Nursery and Landscape Associations student design award.

View Kristen’s ‘Bohemian Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show

INMAR PARADA - Landscape Foreman

One of the reasons Inmar’s group truly excels in our client’s eyes is because of his relentless attention to detail and meticulous approach to installations.

“Everyone across the board is professional, concise, informative, and accommodating… And Inmar and his crew are wonderful. I cannot say enough about how great Hick’s has proven time and time again!

Carol R. Sands Point

ALEX RIVERA - Landscape Foreman

Alex has a strong construction and masonry background which allows his group to tackle a variety of intricate projects that come our way.

“I…love Alex and his crew. They are professional, tidy and do beautiful work.  We are very satisfied customers, and this is why we come back every year!”

Laurie S. Roslyn Heights

JUAN MEIJA - Landcape Foreman

Juan’s strengths include on-site project organization, customer service and cleanliness – which our clients truly appreciate! His desire to be a true mentor to his crew make him a great leader.

Juan is an amazing manager with everything being done so efficiently, not to mention, carefully and beautifully.  He always included me in decisions, which I truly appreciate.  Every single person on the crew was so good at what they do and I have never seen a more hard working group of people. The whole crew was exceptional!”

Betty B. – Garden City


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PETER COOPER - Landscape Foreman

A strong horticultural background coupled with diverse plant knowledge make Peter a true asset to the Hicks Landscapes Production group.

LEROY HAWKINS - Warranty and Landscape Foreman

Roy’s passion for plants is only exceeded by his self-motivated personality and follow-through skills.  As a horticultural specialitst, he consistently demonstrates his drive to exceed all expectations.

ADAN FERNANDEZ - Maintenance Foreman

As our maintenance foreman, Adan’s keen eye and sense of ownership allow him to excel.  He maintains and cares for every property he services as if it were his own.

Let’s Start a Conversation

Fill out the inquiry form on this page or call 516-334-0068 to speak with a member of our staff. 

You can also stop by The Landscape Inspiration Center at Hicks Nurseries during store hours. 

We are available at anytime to discuss your needs. 

Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you!

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