MICHAEL RYAN

Michael Ryan has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry and has become a leader in professional, college and high school athletic field and golf course construction. The company specializes in natural and synthetic field design and construction. Over the years, The LandTek Group has built state-of-the-art facilities for the New York Mets, the New York Yankees, the New York Jets and Giants, and the New York Red Bulls, as well as Columbia University, Stony Brook University, Dowling College, Hofstra University and numerous other universities, colleges, school districts and municipalities throughout the Northeast.

In 1979, after many years as a landscape and tree care expert, Michael Ryan founded the LandTek Group. He expanded his expertise into turf care and athletic fields. This enhanced knowledge brought LandTek into the specialized industry of athletic field construction. Always forward thinking, Mike foresaw the need for improvement in the athletic field industry and began researching the new synthetic turf materials that were coming on the market. Recognizing that the new turf designs were safer for the athletes, cost effective to the school districts and municipalities, and easier to maintain, Mr. Ryan took this opportunity to expand into this market and provide organizations and communities with better and safer facilities.

To date, Mike has constructed and overseen more than half a billion dollars’ worth of sports facilities, built several golf courses, and acted as a site developer for multiple projects.

Mike has acted as a consultant on numerous jobs for architects and engineers, where his expertise has proven invaluable. His knowledge and leadership in the industry has led to many engagements as the keynote speaker at seminars focused on athletic field development, synthetic turf, under-field drainage and quality control. Mr. Ryan’s proficiency, capability and motivation have driven The LandTek Group to become to the top builder of sports fields in the United States.

A caring and humble individual, Michael Ryan leads by example. He has contributed many hours of his time to assist individuals and families in need and has supported many charitable groups and causes without seeking recognition or honors. Due to his dedication to helping individuals {especially children} and communities, Mr. Ryan has been named The Marty Lyons Foundation Man of the Year, the Suffolk County PAL Man of the Year and the St. Joseph’s College Man of the Year. He is an active member of these and numerous other nonprofit organizations, which are dedicated to supporting children and their families living under difficult circumstances.

Michael Ryan has been quite active in regional and national committees related to sports field management and development. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization that honors outstanding persons, living or deceased, who have gained prominence and have made substantial contributions on behalf of themselves and Suffolk County in the fields of professional and amateur sports. Mr. Ryan is also on the Board of Directors for St. Joseph’s College, an Institution that prepares students for lives of integrity, social responsibility and service.

Mike and The LandTek Group deliver on the promise of “Building Champions from the Ground Up.”

Michael Ryan
President
Phone: (631) 691-2381 Ext. 300
Email: mryan@landtekgroup.com

EDWARD RYAN

Edward Ryan joined the LandTek Group, Inc in 1990 and currently has over 30 years’ experience in athletic field construction. He has been instrumental in the establishment and development of the Synthetic Division of The LandTek Group and has garnered an excellent reputation within the industry. Edward attended SUNY Farmingdale, Farmingdale NY as well as Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ studying horticulture and construction, consulting, research on new equipment and construction methods.

As the Vice President of the Athletic/Synthetic Divisions, Edward strives to maintain its exemplary reputation. His main duties are estimating, managing all quotes and proposals and handling all daily operations. He personally oversees all athletic construction projects taken on by The LandTek Group insuring that they meet the highest standards and maintain quality control.

Edward has personally been involved in the building and award of over a quarter billion dollars’ worth of sports field construction and was responsible for The LandTek Group being awarded its first project with a professional sports team. He has overseen over 150 projects including the field construction the New Meadowlands Stadium which is home to the New York Jets and New York Giants, Citi Field which is home to the New York Mets, Brooklyn Cyclones – farm team for Mets and the Staten Island Yankees.

Addtional Project Achievements:
o New York Jets Practice Facility – Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
o Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, New York
o Dowling College – Oakdale, New York
o Adelphi University – Garden City, New York
o Red Bull Arena – Harrison, New Jersey
o Dean Skelos Sports Complex – Village of Rockville Centre, New York
o Multiple fields for the Town of Oyster Bay – Nassau County, New York
o Multiple fields for the Town of Babylon – Suffolk County, New York
o Multiple fields for the Town of Brookhaven – Suffolk County, New York
o Synthetic soccer fields – Town of Smithtown – Suffolk County, New York
o Synthetic softball/football field – Town of Hempstead – Nassau County, New York
o Numerous projects for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York.
o Multiple high school and college athletic fields located in Nassau, Suffolk, Staten Island, and Westchester Counties

Edward Ryan
Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
Phone: (631) 691-2381 Ext. 210
Email: eryan@landtekgroup.com

JOHN SULINSKI

John joined The LandTek Group in February 2003 as a Senior Manager and has recently been named Vice President of Operations/COO. His 20 years of construction knowledge has been instrumental in developing our multi-talented workforce. Since starting with The LandTek Group, John has implemented the use of project management and computer aided design software. These technological advances have helped The LandTek Group stay at the leading edge of design and construction. John is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations on all projects companywide and oversees all company purchases, including equipment.

Earlier in his career at The LandTek Group, John implemented the technically advanced management and computer design software that helped the company stay at the leading edge of design and construction in its industry. Having over 20 years of professional engineering experience in sports field construction has enabled him to design multiple facilities for The LandTek Group, and many Owners and Architects. John earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at SUNY Stony Brook.

John was responsible for managing the field construction for the New York Mets, New York Jets, and the New York Red Bulls. He was directly involved with large scale construction projects at St. Dominic’s, Dowling College, Stony Brook Lavalle Stadium, and St. Joseph’s College. Other projects include the Aviator Sports Complex – Floyd Bennett Field, CitiField – NY Mets New Stadium – Flushing, and multiple sports fields located throughout the tri-state area.

His professional memberships include the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) and the Metropolitan Executive and Professional Registry. He is associated with the American Red Cross and is OSHA Certified.

Addtional Project Achievements:
o St. Dominic’s Playing Fields – Oyster Bay, New York
o New York Jets Practice Facility – Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
o Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, New York
o Aviator Sports Complex – Floyd Bennett Field, Gateway National Park, Brooklyn, NY
o St. Peter’s Boys High School – Staten Island, New York
o Dowling College – Oakdale, New York
o Adelphi University – Garden City, New York
o Citi Field – NY Mets New Stadium – Flushing, New York
o Red Bull Arena – Harrison, New Jersey
o Dean Skelos Sports Complex – Village of Rockville Centre, New York
o Multiple fields for the Town of Oyster Bay – Nassau County, New York
o Multiple fields for the Town of Babylon – Suffolk County, New York
o Multiple fields for the Town of Brookhaven – Suffolk County, New York
o Synthetic soccer fields – Town of Smithtown – Suffolk County, New York
o Synthetic softball/football field – Town of Hempstead – Nassau County, New York
o Tully Park Stadium – Town of North Hempstead, New York
o Numerous projects for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York
o Multiple high school athletic fields located in Nassau, Suffolk, Staten Island, and Westchester Counties
o Multiple college fields (natural and synthetic) (Columbia University, Hofstra University, New York Institute of Technology, Queens College, SUNY Farmingdale, SUNY Stony Brook, Wagner University)

John Sulinski
Vice President of Operations/COO
Phone: (631) 691-2381 Ext. 218
Email: jsulinski@landtekgroup.com

MARTY LYONS

Mr. Lyons joined the LandTek Group as the Director of Sales & Marketing in 2000. Since then, Marty was promoted in 2007 to Senior Vice President of Operations. Through his hard work and connections, Marty has helped LandTek grow into the Company it is today. Marty’s career has always been a blend of both field and off-field accomplishments.

Marty has enjoyed a long successful career in the worlds of sports, business and philanthropy. As his football experience matured under the guidance of the late Paul “Bear” Bryant at the University of Alabama, he was recognized as an All-American in 1978. His peers elected him captain of the NCAA Division 1 National Champion football team that same year. His athletic skill propelled him to be a first round draft pick in the 1979 National Football League draft.

Mr. Lyons spanned a twelve (12) year career of excellence with the New York Jets, during which time; he played both defensive tackle and defensive end. He played a key role in the formation of “the New York Sack Exchange” which led the league in quarterback sacks in 1981. His performance on the field led to his selection as a Pro-Bowl alternate in 1982 and 1983. Experience and leadership enabled him to serve as one of the defensive team captains in 1988.

In 1982, Marty established the Marty Lyons Foundation. This organization is focused on improving the quality of life for terminally ill children and those children suffering from life-threatening diseases by fulfilling special wishes for special children. This organization has grown to include Chapters in 11 states.

Marty is currently Color Analyst and Outback Bowl for the New York Jets, ESPN 1050 Game Day.

Marty Lyons
Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations
Phone: (631) 691-2381 Ext. 302
Email: mlyons@landtekgroup.com
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