Peter Tercyak was raised in New Britain from the age of two, graduating from Holy Cross and St. Thomas Aquinas. He also attended high school in Warsaw, Poland.
Peter was first involved in health care through volunteering at the Veterans’ Hospital in Newington. With degrees from UConn and Capital Community College, he became a registered nurse and almost 30-year career has cared for thousands of patients with psychiatric and substance abuse problems. Now, he does home care nursing.
Raised with a strong belief in the importance of activism and community service, Peter has worked on campaigns to reform managed care, provide job security and crack down on the rising cost of prescription drugs. In addition, Peter worked on his father’s campaigns for the 26th House District, elections for the New Britain Board of Education, governor and many others.
Peter lives on Belridge Road in New Britain.