Curtis Probst is CEO of the New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC), a clean energy and energy efficiency lender. He joined NYCEEC in April 2018 as its Co-CEO, and previously served on its Board since 2015. Curtis works with the entire NYCEEC team to implement its mission: to deliver financing solutions and advance markets for energy efficiency and clean energy in buildings. He is proud to help NYCEEC, the first local green bank in the US, pursue its vision: energy efficiency and clean energy financing for buildings to achieve scale and be accessible to all.
Prior to joining NYCEEC, Curtis worked for over three years as a Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute, a global energy think tank, leading their sustainable finance practice. Curtis previously worked at Goldman Sachs for over 15 years, most recently as a Managing Director in their investment banking division. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Probst worked at Salomon Brothers for over eight years, most recently as a Vice President in their structured and project finance group.
Curtis serves, or has served, on the boards of various organizations with an energy or environmental focus. Additionally, he has been an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University since 2016, lecturing on the topic of clean energy finance. He has spoken at numerous conferences in the United States, Canada and Europe, and authored or co-authored reports on different energy and financing topics.
Curtis received a BComm from the University of Calgary and an MPA from Columbia University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a member of the CFA Institute.