“As a champion of common sense solutions for improving our built improve environment, Nuveen Green Capital is the perfect place for me to advance those ideals.”

Gerard Neely

Senior Director, Policy and Programs

Gerard’s Nuveen Green Capital Story

Gerard works on the Programs & Policy team in Nuveen Green Capital’s New York City Office.  He works with stakeholders and interested parties to advance Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) legislation across the nation. Gerard previously managed the Maryland Commercial PACE program.  Under Gerard’s leadership, Maryland grew to have 15 C-PACE counties enables and over $20 million in clean energy investments.  Gerard also helped develop C-PACE markets across the Midwest and Rocky Midwest closing C-PACE transactions in six states.

Gerard was also selected as a fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) that recruits and develops young professionals with strong working knowledge of energy markets and policy.  While in graduate school, Gerard worked in the UK’s House of Lords conducting research and education on electricity market reform policy.  Gerard received his B.A. in Political Science from Wake Forest University and holds a M.A. in International Political Economy from King’s College London.