Our Staff & Offices

NY Harbor and Overlook
There are great views of the NY Harbor from the Fort Wadsworth overlook


Gateway and its three units

Gateway's three units are administered from offices at Fort Wadsworth, on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Staff can be reached during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.

All mail should be sent to Gateway Headquarters. Mail intended for a particular person or unit should be labeled as such on the envelope.

Gateway National Recreation Area
210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305
(718) 354-4606



Jennifer Nersesian
(718) 354-4665

Deputy Superintendent

Minka Sendich
(718) 354-4663

Law Enforcement

Dispatch (for United States Park Police and Sandy Hook Law Enforcement)
(718) 354-4700

Public Affairs/Press Inquiries

Daphne Yun
(917) 282-9393

Unit Offices: Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook, Staten Island

Gateway has several smaller offices throughout its three units. However, it is best to reach them via phone.

Jamaica Bay Unit Manager

Dave Taft
(718) 758-3680

The Jamaica Bay unit includes:

  • Bergen Beach
  • Breezy Point
  • Floyd Bennett Field
  • Fort Tilden
  • Frank Charles Park
  • Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
  • Hamilton Beach
  • Plumb Beach (shared with NYC Parks)

Staten Island Unit


Please contact Deputy Superintendent Minka Sendich
(718) 354-4663

The Staten Island Unit includes:

  • Fort Wadsworth
  • Great Kills Park
  • Miller Field

Sandy Hook Unit Manager

Pete McCarthy
(732) 872-5913

The Sandy Hook Unit includes:

  • Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark District, including Fort Hancock Historic Post
  • All Sandy Hook beaches

Last updated: June 7, 2023

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Mailing Address:

210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305


718 354-4606

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