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

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew’s Nuveen Green Capital Story

Andrew leads Nuveen Green Capital’s originations, underwriting, transaction management, partner services, and go-to-market strategy. His team makes it easy for our partners to improve the sustainability and bottom line of their real estate assets with best-in-class sustainable finance products. Andrew joined Greenworks Lending (now Nuveen Green Capital) shortly after its founding in 2015.

Prior to joining Nuveen Green Capital, Andrew spent seven years at The Advisory Board Company – a healthcare technology and consulting firm that has since been acquired by United Healthcare. 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 finance product lines.

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 two children.

(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.