Born and raised in the Midwest, Peter moved to Littleton, Colorado in 1986 to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering. With a love for the mountain lifestyle, Peter moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1998. A year later he started Peter J. Martin Insurance in Basalt. In 2011, he merged his company with Steve Martin (not related) to form the Martin Insurance Group based in Carbondale. Peter currently splits his time between the Carbondale and Eagle office locations.
Peter lives in New Castle with his wife Eileen and children Mikal, Gage and Starr. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing hockey, cycling, boating, running and trying to get his VO2 max above 50.