Building Green: Calculating Payback

Continuing Education Credits

Approved for 1.5 CE Hours
Approved for 1.5 HSW/LU Hours
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
NAIOP Member

Read the event summary on our blog, Points of View.

Map of the Brooklyn Greenway
Map of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, to be discussed by Catherine Dannenbring.

What is the current business case for building green? In today's market, landlord and tenant leasing brokers are either representing a green building, competing with a green building, or placing a tenant in a green building. Hear a panel of industry leaders discuss how tenants, banks, and owners value sustainability today. And, learn about green infrastructure incentives currently being offered by NYC Department of Environmental Protection.


8:00 – 8:20 AM: Registration and Coffee
8:20 – 9:20 AM: Panel Discussion
9:20 – 9:45 AM: Audience Q&A Session

Special thanks to our event partner NAIOP NYC.

Lauren Yarmuth, LEED Fellow
Co-Founder and Principal, YR&G

With over ten years of experience spearheading the sustainability industry, Ms. Yarmuth is a leader skilled at helping people, companies, buildings, and communities implement and benefit from sustainability-focused solutions.

Jay Black, LEED AP
Director of Sustainability, SL Green Realty Corp.

Mr. Black established SL Green’s sustainable program in 2007 and is responsible for a wide-ranging platform of environmental initiatives recognized by national organizations. He has won multiple awards for his work.

Catherine Dannenbring
Director of Development, Thor Equities

Ms. Dannenbring's career as a developer has been focused on sustainable urban infill projects located near mass transit in select cities. She is currently working on two developments in Red Hook and Coney Island for Thor Equities.

Vincenzo Palmigiano
CEO, Triplenet Energy LLC

Mr. Palmigiano is an electrical engineer and owner of an energy efficiency consulting start-up. He develops and implements action plans to reduce costs, improve efficiency, achieve regulatory compliance, and increase value.

Steven Schleider, LEED AP BD+C
President, Metropolitan Valuation Services

Mr. Schleider has a broad range of experience in development strategies, valuation and feasibility studies for market-rate and subsidized rental facilities, and coop and condominium apartment buildings.

Margot Walker
Director of Green Infrastructure, Capital Planning & Partnerships, NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Ms. Walker leads a grant program that funds stormwater management projects like rain gardens, permeable pavements, and green roofs on private property.



79 Madison Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10016