Joe Ricciutti

Joe Ricciutti

Advisory Council - Baseball

Joe Ricciutti currently serves as the President of the Lakewood BlueClaws, affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. The BlueClaws mark Joe’s third stint in professional baseball and his second as team a President. Previously he was the President of the Staten Island Yankees, affiliate of the New York Yankees, between 2007 and 2011.

Prior to returning to professional baseball, Joe served as Assistant Vice President of Event Management for Columbia University. In this capacity, Joe ran a $20M event management division responsible for providing event management services to 34,000 event bookings annually across the Columbia University campus. He also was responsible for producing all of the inaugural events for Columbia’s new 17 acre, multi-billion dollar Manhattanville Campus.

As President of the BlueClaws, Joe’s primary responsibility is Business Development, Corporate Partnerships, Ticket Sales, and the Food & Beverage operation. Joe’s extensive experience in the hospitality business brings a unique perspective and focus to providing a great fan experience at a BlueClaws game.

Joe was born in Staten Island and grew up in Manalapan, NJ. He returned to Staten Island where he currently resides.

Joe attended the College of Staten Island where he earned a B.S. in Business Management and continued his academic studies at Columbia University where he earned a Master’s Degree in Management and Producing.

In addition to having extensive experience in sports management and event management, Joe also considerable experience in venue management, having served as the Facilities Director for the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Staten Island, New York.