Santa Fuel Professionals Are Ready to Serve You

The Santa Fuel team is dedicated to providing you with personalized service for your home’s heating and cooling needs.

Peter Russell, President
(p) 203-331-4884

Peter S. Russell

Peter S. Russell

A grandson of the founder of Santa Energy, Peter graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in hospitality management. Peter joined Santa Energy in 1993 after working for Marriott Corporation for seven years. Peter has worked in a variety of positions at Santa and directed the creation of its fleet fueling stations before taking over management of the residential business. As President of Santa Fuel, Peter is responsible for overseeing the home delivery operation and energy services that Santa provides to homeowners in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Peter is currently Vice-Chairman of the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association and Board President of the Cardinal Shehan Center.



Scott Santa, Sales & Marketing Manager
(p) 203-331-4896

A great-grandson of the founder of Santa Energy, Scott has been an official member of the Santa team since 2016, having previously worked in several different internship positions at the company in high school and college. Scott graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Finance and has worked in several industries since graduation, including recruiting, healthcare, IT, and residential construction. Scott is currently responsible for the Sales and Marketing departments for Santa Fuel.



Sue Reitz, Customer Service Manager
(p) 203-814-3371

Sue Reitz is Santa’s Customer Care Manager. She has been part of the Santa team since 2005.  Starting in the commercial natural gas division as supervisor, she migrated to the retail group in 2016, and is loving her position leading the Customer Care Team.  Sue is originally from Virginia, but received her college degree from Brown University and has kept returning to the Northeast ever since.  Over the years she has worked in banking, the food industry and even owned a motorcycle shop.  She has a passion for leading her team towards the goal of providing the best service possible to Santa’s amazing customers.



Daniel Martins, Director of Energy Services
(p) 203-362-3345

Daniel Martins is the Director of Energy Services at Santa Fuel. Daniel graduated from Federal University of Brazil and Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and animal science. Daniel moved to Connecticut in 2005 and started his own consulting business that led to a 4 year experience as project manager for several large commercial developments and private homes across New England and New York. Daniel joined Santa in 2009 and is responsible for the Energy Efficiency Services and Equipment Sales. Under his leadership the Department of Energy has recognized Santa Fuel as one of the leaders of the efficiency business; the company has earned the DOE Century Club Award for the past 6 consecutive years.



Ed Mackey, Field Service Manager
(p) 203-367-3661 x 1393



Chris Brown, Field Service Manager
(p) 203-367-3661 x 1317

Chris started in the plumbing and heating trade in 1984 and has been a licensed plumber since 1989. In 1994, Chris joined Santa Fuel and years later became a licensed heating and cooling journeyman. Chris was promoted to Lead Technician in 1997 and Field Installation Supervisor in 2001 and is currently in charge of the filed installation staff.



Owen White, Director of Transportation
(p) 203-367-3661 x 1359