Assistant to the City Manager, John Peterek

John Peterek


  • John Peterek was appointed Assistant to the City Manager in January 2016. In his role, he oversees:
  • Office of Innovation and Smart Cities
  • Office of the City Council
  • executive level support to the Office of the City Manager

Before becoming Assistant, Peterek served over four years as Special Projects Manager in the Office of the City Manager. In his role, he organized and managed weekly Council agendas and monthly Governance Committee meeting agendas. 

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