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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.
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
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
SEAN MAHER - Landscape Designer
Sean’s expertise in planning, and his passion for design shines through on all of his projects. A New York State Certified Nursery/Landscape Professional, Sean is a graduate of Farmingdale State College, SUNY, earning degrees in both Ornamental Horticulture and Business Management.
“From the moment I met with Sean M. I knew I would be in great hands. Nervous to make choices, Sean provided great insight to the landscape and how to enhance the innocent beauty of our home. I can only say that Sean exceeded our landscape dreams. The entire Hicks team has been awesome. I look forward to future projects with Hicks!”
Evan B. – Glen Cove
View Sean’s ‘Modern Garden’ from the 2021 Flower Show
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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!