Jeff Riback is a born and bred New Yorker, raised in Queens, and now a long-term resident of Manhattan's Upper East Side. Whether you’re visiting New York for the first or 15th time, Jeff is eager to share with you his love of the City, its history, and the ever-changing character of its many neighborhoods. Jeff has an A.B., cum laude, in American Studies from Cornell; a J.D. from Vanderbilt; and he's a former Assistant General Counsel at Con Edison, New York City's power utility. He has earned an "exemplary" ​sightseeing guide rating from​ the City’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.

Whether you have specific locations and sights in mind, or are just looking for a general introduction to New York City, Jeff can customize private half-day and full-day tours for you, your family, or your group. His guided tours via subway and foot through New York's varied and unique neighborhoods, will introduce you to the City’s history, and to the sights, foods, and photo opportunities that only come with a local's experience and knowledge. And as you walk the City and chat, you will gain a more intimate appreciation of New York, and return home with a deeper understanding of how the City grew from a small Dutch trading post to become the financial, media, and entertainment capital of the world.

​Come see the “Big Apple” through a native New Yorker's ​eyes​. It will be a truly unforgettable experience.

Special Tours:

Custom, private tours to fit your interests and available time.




Pretty flexible. Text, email, or just give me a call.

Services Offered:

Tour Guide

Tours Offered:

British Colonial History Brooklyn Central Park Chinatown/Little Italy Civil War History Dutch New Amsterdam East Village Grand Central Terminal Greenwich Village Immigrant Experience Jewish History Lower East Side Olde New York Private Tours Prospect Park Queens Revolutionary War SoHo & NoLita South Street Seaport Taxi Tours Theater District Times Square TriBeCa Upper East Side Upper West Side Walking Tours