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Our Company

Counterpointe Sustainable Advisors invests at the intersection of the real estate and clean energy industries through diversified financial offerings that include mortgage, commercial PACE, and other energy financial tools.

Mission

Our firm is driven to provide solutions that benefit lives by reducing the nation’s carbon footprint and by providing resiliency to infrastructure

Strategy

We deliver economic benefits to property owners and developers that advance our social responsibility to reduce carbon emissions from real estate and the nation’s infrastructure.

Leadership

Eric J. Alini

Eric J. Alini

Chief Executive Officer

J. Christopher Hoeffel

J. Christopher Hoeffel

President and Chief Operating Officer

Michele Pitale, M.D.

Michele Pitale, M.D.

Managing Director

Mary-Stuart Freydberg

Mary-Stuart Freydberg

Executive Director and Head of ESG Research

 

 

Douglas Harmon

Douglas Harmon

Managing Director

Evelyn Giaccio

Evelyn Giaccio

Managing Director

2024

February 13, 2024

San Diego CA

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MBA Commercial/Multifamily Finance Convention & Expo CREF24 

Mortgage Bankers Association 

Construction and Adaptive Reuse Lending
Christopher Hoeffel (CounterpointeSRE)

January 30, 2024

On-line

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C-PACE for New Development, Refinance, Renovation, and Rescue 

Mortgage Bankers Association

Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE), Jessica Bailey (Nuveen), Joe Euphrat (GreenRock), Doug Harmon (CounterpointeSRE)

2023

November 2, 2023

Union League Club NYC

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East Meets West Real Estate Connect Conference

Asian Real Estate Association of America

C-PACE Case Study: The Key to Unlocking Sustainable Real Estate Development
YuhTyng Patka (Adler & Stachenfeld LLP), Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE), and Jim Cinelli (Liberty Environmental)

October 11, 2023

Mt. Kisco, NY

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Designing the Clean Energy Future Now!

American Institute of Architects AIAWHV COTE Symposium

Unlocking the Economics of Sustainability
Susan Morth (EIC), James Geppner (NYSERDA), Andrew Chintz (CNTR NYC Accelerator), and Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE)

October 10, 2023

New York, NY

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2023 Global Leaders in Real Estate Summit 

IGLOBAL Forum

Utilizing C-PACE Financing for Carbon Emissions Reduction
Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE)

June 24-27

Kansas City, MO

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2023 BOMA International Conference & Expo

BOMA INTERNATIONAL AND BUILDINGS

An Owner's View of PACE Financing for Sustainable and Resilient Property Improvements
Joe Fonash (NAI Emory) and Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE)

May 10-12

Minneapolis, MN

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2023 Getting to Zero Forum

NEW BUILDING INSTITUTE

Case Studies in Deploying Net-Zero Projects with Public-Private Financing Program
Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE), Shawn Rash (Ally Energy)

April 11-13

Washington, D. C.

Better Buildings, Better Plants

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Pitching to the CFO: Making the Internal Case for External Financing
Collin Cuzi (Department of Energy), Michele Pitale,M.D. (CounterpointeSRE), Nick Perugini (SolarisEnergy), John Rhow (Redaptive)

April 10

New York, NY

Clean Heat Forum

Con Edison

Financing Clean Heat
Kathleen Luci, Michael St.George (CounterpointeSRE)

April 4-5

Albany, NY

NY Energy Summit

INFOCAST

Financing NY's Energy Transition
Paul de Waard (Rabobank) Todd Coffin (Source Renewables) Shweta Kapadia,(Grahill Capital Management LP) Susan Morth (EIC, PACE) Trond Rokhold (NY Green Bank) and Michele Pitale, M.D (CounterpointeSRE)

March 2

Los Angeles, CA

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Real Estate Law and Business

USC Gould School of Law

Green LA Today and What Does Net Zero Really Mean Anyway?
Mary-Stuart Freydberg (CounterpointeSRE), Ben Stapleton (USGBC), Natalie Teear (Hudson Pacific Properties), Margot Latham

February 28

Bend, OR

C-PACE Financing Overview for Real Estate

CENTRAL OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Devesh Nirmul (CounterpointeSRE)

February 28

New York NY

Financing Energy Upgrades 101

Urban Green Council

Eric Alini (CounterpointeSRE) Andrew Chintz (NYC Accelerator) Curtis Probst (NYCEEC) Kim Stevenson (IPC) Danielle Donnelly (CPC) John Mandyck (Urban Green)

2022

November 16-17

White Plains, NY

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NY Power Summit

New York Power Authority

Green Building for Sustainability and Resiliency
Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE)

November 4

White Plains, NY

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CLE 1.0 General

C-PACE Financing: Utilizing Property Taxes to Finance New Construction and Upgrades to Commercial Real Estate 

Lawline

Evelyn Giaccio, J.D., Michele Pitale, M.D. CounterpointeSRE)

November 1-3

San Francisco, CA

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Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

U.S. Green Building Council

Green Building as a Driver for Financing and Marketability of Community Development
Devesh Nirmul, CEM CSDP LEED AP O+M (CounterpointeSRE), Kate Redman J.D. MPP (Commongrounds), Mott Smith (Amped), Hermut Wyzick III (Signature H)

October 26

Orlando, FL

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Capital Market Update

NAIOP Central Florida

Devesh Nirmul, CEM CSDP LEED AP O+M (CounterpointeSRE), Melo Barfeld (Valley Bank), Dan Byrnes (Tavistock Development), Michael Weinberg (Berkadia)

October 16-17

Philadelphia, PA

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CitiesAlive

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Expanding Stormwater Options with Blue Roofs
Richard Hayden (Hydrotech), Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE)

October 6

Bend, OR

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Go Clean Energy Conference

Deschute 350

C-PACE: Capital Provider Project Examples
Devesh Nirmul CEM, CSDP LEED AP O+M (CounterpointeSRE), Michele Pitale, M.D. (CounterpointeSRE)