Peter Carey "PC" Peterson is an 18 year old resident of New York City. Also it should be noted that although the show chronicles his life on the Upper East Side, "PC" resides on the Upper West Side, also a high-end neighborhood. He attended the Dwight School on the Upper West Side as well. He is the grandson of former US Secretary of Commerce Peter George Peterson. PC's mother is Paige Peterson, a former soap opera actress and a noted painter and writer. His father is David Peterson. PC's parents are amicably divorced. PC's Step Grandmother is the founder of Sesame Street.