Matthew Galluzzo has dedicated his career to Pittsburgh and its neighborhoods.
In September 2019 he joined Riverlife as president and CEO where he set a transformative agenda for creating, activating, and celebrating Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. He leads an organization that has overseen a $132 million investment in Pittsburgh’s waterfront revitalization, catalyzing $4.2 billion in related economic development along and adjacent to the city’s 15-mile, 1,055-acre waterfront system of trails, parks, and public open space known as the “Loop.”
Prior to Riverlife, Matt served as executive director of Lawrenceville Corporation, a community development corporation.
In addition to facilitating over $200 million in public and private investment in the neighborhood, he oversaw the creation and implementation of the first Community Land Trust in Western PA. Matt has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School for Community Organization and Social Administration.