Peter Halle has lived in Salisbury since 1983. He and his wife, Amanda, have two grown children who went through the local public school system. Since the 1990's, Peter has served on the board of Salisbury Housing Committee (SHC), a non-profit that provides affordable rental housing within the town. He is currently co-President. Peter is also President of Hispañola Health Partners (HHP), an NGO strengthening access to healthcare along the Haitian-Dominican border. HHP also partners with the Centre de Santé Union de Grand-Gosier, a health clinic in the rural Southeast of Haiti.
Professionally, Peter had a career in Wall Street finance and derivatives trading for over 25 years. Following his position as managing director and CFO of Empirica Capital LLC, Peter spent five years as an expert witness for the Department of Justice and the IRS. He retired in 2011.
Peter graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University, and received an MBA in finance from NYU. He enjoys sailing and lake swimming in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.