About us

Island Painting is one of the leading painting contractors in New York City.

Providing quality services to landmark projects within the Tri-State area, Long Island, Connecticut, Westchester and the five boroughs of New York City.The full-service painting company has been in business for 15 years since its founding by owner Peter Cafiero, successfully building its prestigious roster of clients.

Island Painting caters to a wide-range of clients within the region, including schools, commercial office buildings, residential developments, health care facilities, hotels and corporate tenants.

Island Painting takes pride in its ability to complete projects on-time and within budget and provides professional painting solutions to meet the requirements of any project. Over the past 15 years, the firm has grown and embraced advanced communications, new estimating software and technological advancements. Being able to self perform electrostatic finishes, fabric panels, multi part epoxy finishes, intumescent fire proof paint finishes and wall covering installations gives our clients the ability to communicate with one team that gets the project completed and turned over as scheduled.

Our staff is prepared to work with our clients from concept to completion.

We help budget, organize and plan whatever a particular project may need. Our warehouse holds stock for products needed for use on a current project or attic stock for future use or maintenance. We take great pride in our quality control efforts and customer satisfaction and as our client list grows we continue to make that our priority.Mr. Cafiero is deeply involved in the construction community and holds officer posts in several associations. He is President of the Association of Master Painters and Decorators of New York, on the Board of the Governor’s Building Trades Employers’ Association, Treasurer of the Subcontractors Trade Association, and a National Trustee of the Finishing Trades Institute.

Core Values


Professionalism – Employees maintain a clean appearance, produce quality work and communicate effectively, while being polite and courteous.


Adaptability- Adjusting to the different needs of a wide variety of clients.


Being proactive- Acting in advance of probable difficult situations Being consistent- Following document procedures.


Quality- Superior service that makes the lives of our customer’s easier.


Peter Cafiero, President Peter Cafiero is a third generation painter with over thirty years of experience in the industry. Mr. Cafiero started his career at Hudson Shatz Painting Co. before joining Island Painting in 1999. Mr. Cafiero is actively involved in the painting industry through his membership in numerous trade associations. Mr. Cafiero is President of the Association of Master Painters and Decorators of New York, Inc., on the Board of Governors of the Building Trades Employers’ Association and is a National Trustee of the Finishing Trades Institute.