Interim Assistant City Manager, John Peterek

John Peterek


John Peterek was appointed Interim Assistant City Manager in April 2024. In his role, he oversees:

  • Public Works
  • Development Services
  • Building and Equipment Services
  • Planning
  • Transportation

Before becoming Interim Assistant City Manager, Peterek served over eight years as the Assistant to the City Manager.  In his role, he oversaw and managed the Office of Innovation and Smart Cities, Office of the City Council, 311 and provided executive level support to the Office of the City Manager

Peterek came to the City of San Antonio with over seven years of experience in the private and nonprofit sector. From 2007 to 2009, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer. There, he trained teachers and supported community building efforts in Belize and Kiribati.


  • Master of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Arts, Texas Lutheran University

Professional Memberships

  • Urban Management Association of South Texas
  • International City/County Management Association (ICMA); Member
  • Texas City Management Association, Member