Sustainability will only scale if it makes good economic sense. Every day we fund projects whose economics stand on their own two feet. That is incredibly rewarding. 

Andrew Zech

Head of Originations

Andrew’s Nuveen Green Capital Story

Andrew leads business development for Nuveen Green Capital. His team makes it easy for our partners – whether they are building owners, developers, contractors, or other industry professionals – to improve their business returns through the use of C-PACE. Andrew and his team are responsible for originating and developing projects, recruiting and serving channel partners, and increasing market awareness of Nuveen Green Capital C-PACE financing. Andrew was Nuveen Green Capital’s first employee and he is a member of the executive team.

Prior to joining Nuveen Green Capital, Andrew spent seven years at The Advisory Board Company – a technology and consulting firm serving 3800+ hospitals and healthcare organizations. At The Advisory Board, Andrew launched new products, led complex technology and consulting evaluations, and ran sales and marketing for two of the firm’s Margin Solutions product lines totaling $60M+ in contract value.

Andrew received his graduate degree from Georgetown University and undergraduate degree from The University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and son.

(Right to left) Andrew with Maryland House of Delegates representative Charles Barkley, Kieth Derrington of Recurrent, and Nuveen Green Capital Co-founder Ali Cooley at the ribbon cutting for the first C-PACE financed project in Md.