The Urban Green Gala

Support our largest fundraising event of the year, and connect with NYC’s sustainability community.

  • October 5, 2023
  • 6:00 – 10:00 pm
2023 Urban Green Gala

Event Cost

  • Chairman: $27,500
  • Benefactor: $16,500
  • Host: $11,000
  • Patron: $8,250
  • Supporter: $2,500
  • Single Ticket: $875

The Urban Green Gala is our most important fundraiser and supports our critical education, policy and research initiatives. The Gala brings together leaders from all corners of New York City’s vibrant sustainability community for the green building celebration of the year.

We can’t wait for you to join us on October 5 at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers for cocktails, dinner and dessert. Stay tuned for additional updates!

2023 Héctor Figueroa Leadership Award winner

Héctor Figueroa, former President of SEIU 32BJ, was a seminal figure in the life of New York City, fighting for a healthy, sustainable future and good jobs for working people. He made an indelible impression on all who met him and also left an incredible legacy, one we memorialize with the Héctor Figueroa Leadership Award, presented annually at our Gala.

2023 Recipient: Derrick Lovett

Derrick Lovett

Derrick Lovett is the President and CEO of MBD Community Housing Corporation, which he has led for over 14 years. Over four decades, MBD has successfully sponsored, built, and renovated over 3,500 units of affordable housing in the Bronx. 

This past November, MBD and partners officially opened 425 Grand Concourse, a one-of-a-kind, 26-story high-rise building comprising 277 affordable apartments and holistic, community-centered amenities designed to serve the Mott Haven community.

Tickets and sponsorship

Our Gala—which sells out to about 300 people every year—is an unforgettable night that helps us advance our mission to decarbonize buildings for healthy and resilient communities.

Putting your brand behind Urban Green’s critical decarbonization efforts is the perfect way to demonstrate your commitment to sustainable building. We provide several levels of sponsorship that come with their own unique opportunities to showcase your brand:

Chairman – $27,500 (Tax deductible amt: $23,250)

Premier Dessert Table for 10; Prominent placement in all Gala promotional materials; Full-page ad in Gala program

Benefactor – $16,500 (Tax deductible amt: $13,350)

Preferred Dessert Table for 10; Prominent placement in all Gala promotional materials; Half-page ad in Gala program

Host – $11,000 (Tax deductible amt: $8,350)

Select Dessert Table for 10; Prominent placement in all Gala promotional materials; Half-page ad in Gala program

Patron – $8,250 (Tax deductible amt: $6,840)

Four tickets with preferred seating; Prominent placement in all Gala promotional materials

Supporter – $2,500 (Tax deductible amt: $2,170)

Two tickets with reserved seating; Listing in all Gala promotional materials

Friend – $875 (Tax deductible amt: $710)

Single ticket

2023 Gala sponsors


Brookfield Properties logo
Clean Path NY logo
May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation


Con Edison
USGBC logo


Champlain Hudson Power Express logo
Legacy Engineers logo
Energy by 5 logo
NYPA logo
SOM logo
Surbana Jurong logo
Thornton Tomasetti logo
Trane Technologies


32BJ SEIU logo
Beyer Blinder Belle logo
Johnson Controls logo
KPF logo
Robert AM Stern Architects logo


Arch Energy
Atelier Ten
Bright Power
Cooper Recycling
Dattner Architects

Gil-Bar Industries
Steven Winter Associates
Thalo Labs

To purchase tickets and sponsorships, please contact Casey Cady at or (212) 514-9385 ext. 305.