The CPACE Game Changer
Start: Thursday, October 07, 2021•12:00 PM • Pacific Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)
Host Contact Info: 206-498-5887
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What is CPACE-Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy?
Commercial building owners and developers can finance up to 100% of hard and soft costs of building performance and resiliency improvements, with little to no cash down. Learn how you can get longer payback amortizations and increase your cashflow with this program that now operates in 35 states.
Colin Mitchell, Capital Markets, CCRE Advisors
Colin is one of the CCRE company’s original five members. Prior to CCRE, Colin worked at Cushman & Wakefield/Pyramid Brokerage as a salesperson for 2 years where he represented Fortune 500 tenants.
Colin graduated from Siena College with a bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in investments. While attending Siena, Colin was a founding member of the FinTech Startup REALLY Inc. where his main role was completing the pro forma modeling for future Venture Capital raises. Colin has a strong background in finance and while working in Commercial Real Estate, Colin realized that Commercial Finance/Funding is where he can best utilize his skill set and relationships to best suit his clients.
Phillippe Hartley, Clean Financing LLC, Managing Director C-PACE marketplace, PACEfi.com
Philippe founded CleanFinancing in 2014 to help accelerate financing for the small-to-medium (sub-$5MM) commercial smart energy sector. A California-licensed general and electrical contractor, Philippe spent years running a solar installation company. He knows first-hand that financing can be the make-or-break part of a project. Since 2004, Philippe has overseen, sold, managed or financed thousands of solar projects at the residential, commercial and industrial level. Now focused on helping to make US building infrastructure better, he is a national expert on Commercial PACE financing, and tax structures. “Yesterday was all about solar” says Philippe “but today it’s about efficiency: time, resource, productivity and financial efficiency. In the end, that is what we contribute.” Philippe is a regular guest writer on project finance for Renewable Energy World and Solar Power World magazines.
Rafi Goldstein, PACE Lending Group
Rafi is a commercial real estate finance veteran with over 12 years of experience in CRE structured finance, loan origination and equity investments. Prior to founding PLG, Rafi spent his career on Wall Street where he was a Managing Director at Ladder Capital, a publicly traded REIT. At Ladder, Rafi focused on CMBS origination, balance sheet and mezzanine loans as well as equity investments. Prior to Ladder, Rafi worked at Gramercy Capital conducting asset management and loan workouts. Rafi began his career at Credit Suisse in its large loan commercial real estate group. Throughout his career, Rafi has originated and closed over $2.5 billion of commercial real estate loans throughout the country. Rafi has a BS from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York.