Alfred Griffin

President, NY Green Bank


         Alfred Griffin is an industry leader in developing innovative solutions in support of the financing of renewable energy generation and energy efficiency projects, and brings 25 years of experience in banking and finance to NY Green Bank. As President, Mr. Griffin oversees partnerships with private sector capital providers and other clean energy market participants to address barriers that limit private investment into attractive renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

         Prior to joining NY Green Bank, Mr. Griffin specialized in structured finance with roles in corporate and investment banking, capital markets, and risk management at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. His roles included Alternative Energy Banking, where Mr. Griffin was responsible for the design, marketing, and execution of structured solutions within the evolving market segment. He was involved with a variety of innovative transactions including energy efficiency loan and lease securitizations, distributed solar portfolio financings, energy savings projects, and government- agency debt guarantee transactions.

         At Citigroup, Mr. Griffin worked in Institutional Recovery Management, where he developed and implemented strategies for mitigating risk exposures to distressed companies and projects, and Global Structured Solutions, where he originated many structured transactions across a variety of industries and assets classes, many of which involved first-of-kind deal structures. Before joining Citigroup in 1997, Mr. Griffin held positions at Edward D. Jones & Co. and Smith Barney Inc.

         Mr. Griffin holds bachelors and Master of Business    Administration degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and serves on the university’s Board of Visitors. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.



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