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
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