Ryan Letts CEO of Cleonmaye Corp.
Dr. Ryan Letts, DBA is the founder of Cleonmaye Corp. Management Consulting & R+D, located in Jamaica, Queens. Dr. Letts is an immigrant from the island of Jamaica, a US military veteran, and has experience as an architect, electrical engineer, and business specialist under contract from the US Dept. of Defense and US Small Business Administration. Using skills from his technical and academic background, Dr. Letts has expertly guided senior executives, managers, and business owners in small to medium-sized companies to successfully resolve difficult management and financial issues. The breadth of Dr. Letts experience ranges from small family-owned businesses and medium-sized firms from the food industry to innovative technology startups.
Dr. Letts specializes in using proven management theories and strategies to help executive teams align and streamline their organization internally and externally. As the president of Cleonmaye Corp., Dr. Letts has continued to assist clients at a high level by leveraging the expertise and skills learned in the Federal arena. Cleonmaye Corp. actively works with government and public organizations through Public-Private Partnerships to deliver community-based programs to expand knowledge to underserved business communities about public programs that are available to them. The work that Dr. Letts does in the community is to foster business education to empower disadvantaged business owners. From an early age, Dr. Letts was originally a naturally gifted artist who graduated to architecture, electrical engineering, and eventually business. Education has always been a core value for Dr. Letts and it a large contributor to his approach with clients. When our clients are knowledgeable, they get the right results faster, therefore saving time and avoid costly mistakes. Photography has been a recent hobby that Dr. Letts does in his free time, some other hobbies include bike riding, nature walks, reading and watching scientific studies, and exercising. Bill Staniford CSO at The3DApp Ari Golden Partner at ads ENGINEERS, DPC Ari Golden Partner at ads ENGINEERS, DPC
Ari Golden is a licensed Professional Engineer, LEED accredited and is certified by ASHRAE as a Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP) and as a High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP). He is the Partner in charge of the firm’s Commissioning Program and is actively involved in the firm’s ongoing program as a Technical Assistance provider for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
In addition to overseeing the commissioning program, Mr. Golden is actively involved with the design of many of the firms institutional, hotel, office, educational, cultural and retail projects. Carl Graham Deputy Director, Building Emissions of NYC DOB Carl Graham Deputy Director, Building Emissions of NYC DOB
Ian has taken an active leadership role with the LL97 team’s efforts to develop the requirements around compliance and enforcement. Most recently he has been instrumental in managing the effort to develop the technical details for the rules related to LL97. He joined the DOB in 2020 after 26 years in the private sector providing Sustainable Design consulting. He is a recognized leader in the energy efficiency and sustainable design industry with detailed experience in sustainable design, energy modeling, energy audits, commissioning, environmental awareness, and regulatory development for energy codes and green buildings. He has supported the ESG and AEC communities for years by developing and delivering training seminars related to sustainable design, energy efficiency and energy code for organizations like Harvard Graduate School of Design, NYC Department of Buildings, NYSERDA, and Urban Green Council.
Samuel Ting Senior Account Manager at NYC Accelerator Samuel Ting Senior Account Manager at NYC Accelerator
Samuel Ting – 2021 Bio
Samuel Ting is a native New Yorker from the East Village with a growing interest in sustainability since adolescence. After attaining a B.A. in Earth and Environmental Science and a MS in Urban Sustainability, he worked as an energy efficiency intern and a commercial lighting auditor consultant while gaining BPI-BA and MFBA certifications in 2016 and NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate certification in 2019. Sam served as an energy efficiency advisor for the NYC Retrofit Accelerator and is currently a Senior Account Manager for the NYC Accelerator driven by a mission of making a positive contribution to our society and planet. His passion for sustainability has fostered positive lifestyle changes regarding energy use as well as recycling, composting, and ethical food sourcing. He loves adventure travelling with his wife to experience the beauty and thrill of visiting pristine places, unique cultures, and wondrous biodiversity, which highlights the importance of preservation for future generations to come. Jose Luis Cruz Jr. Founder of Integrated Projects
Jose is focused on the digitization of the built environment.
He is the Managing Director of Integrated Projects (IP), a self-funded spatial intelligence company founded in 2018 (using his rainy day savings). IP combines 3D scanning, 3D modeling, and data science to solve for the most fundamental challenges around the ownership, design, and operations of buildings: bad building information. To date, Jose builds and manages the “Layer 1” infrastructure responsible for the accurate digitization of 20+ million square feet of all building types across six continents—empowering enterprise organizations to accurately visualize, verify, and quantify their real estate portfolios. Strategy Robert Politzer President/CEO of GreenStreet Network Robert Politzer President/CEO of GreenStreet Network
Robert Politzer is the President and Founder of GreenStreetNYC (GSNYC) and GreenStreet Global. GSNYC is an innovative smart building and development firm, operating primarily in the NYC tri-state region. Since 1998, GreenStreet has worked on numerous cutting-edge clean power and smart building projects including: the first grid tied residential Solar PV project in NYC, the Mark Twain House Visitors Center in Hartford, CT which was the first LEED Certified Museum in the US; the Green Roof for the Manhattan-based Earthpledge Foundation; the first Green Townhouse project in Brooklyn with geothermal heating and cooling; and the Green Canteen restaurant which was the first LEED Certified Restaurant in NYS.
GreenStreet Global is growing a global network of real estate innovation hubs with a mission of making it profitable to lower Carbon emissions from commercial buildings. GS Global provides Green Building Upgrades conducted by leading-edge cleantech and proptech vendors along with our unique Value Add Brokerage Program. GSGlobal provides 100% creative financing through our network of Private and Institutional Lender partners. GSGlobal has partnered with exp Commercial as our nationally licensed Brokerage firm and as our innovation partner to bring commercial properties into the 21st Century of energy, environmental and financial performance. Mr. Politzer is a LEED Accredited Professional, a C-RED Certified Developer, the former Chair of the NYS Sustainable Business Task Force and the former Chair of the Green Design and Construction Committee of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Politzer holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from Indiana University, a Master’s in Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Politzer started his career as a New York City Public High School teacher and has served as Adjunct Professor at both New York University and the New York City Technical College. He is also a Tai Chi Teacher at the West Side YMCA where he has been teaching for 21 years. The author of numerous published articles on Green Building and Green Business, Mr. Politzer is currently writing a book called “The Green Business Survivor’s Guide.” Matthew Swerdlow Senior Director of Ariel Property Advisors Matthew Swerdlow Senior Director of Ariel Property Advisors
Matthew Swerdlow, Senior Director, Capital Services, Ariel Property Advisors
Matthew Swerdlow is a Capital Services Professional at Ariel Property Advisors. In this role, he is responsible for debt and equity placement, with an expertise in value add and structured financing. Prior to joining Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Swerdlow was an Associate Analyst at Eastern Consolidated where he supported a team of 30 investment sales brokers. He began his career at iFunding, a leading Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform, where he was responsible for the origination, underwriting, asset management and solicitation of senior debt, mezzanine debt, preferred equity and joint venture investment opportunities to accredited investors and institutions across the country. Mr. Swerdlow received a B.S. in Finance & Real Estate from Lehigh University and was a finalist in the Collins Family Real Estate Scholarship Competition. He is a mentor with iMentor NYC, an organization in which mentors commit to a two-year partnership with first-generation students from historically marginalized communities to help them graduate high school, succeed in college and career and achieve their ambitions. He resides in Hoboken, NJ, and can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 56 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.