Before joining Bayview PACE, Fred Lee served as the Co-CEO of New York Energy Efficiency Corporation, the country’s first local green bank. He helped launch NYCEEC as a founding member, previously serving as NYCEEC’s General Counsel and Vice President before becoming the Co-CEO. With NYCEEC as the administrator, Fred was responsible for the development, implementation and launch of New York City’s commercial PACE program.
Fred has experience in clean tech, real estate finance and the public sector. Prior to joining NYCEEC, Fred led the Center for Economic Transformation’s Clean Technology and Energy team at the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He served as project lead on a variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and focused generally on developing the clean technology and energy sectors in NYC. Prior to entering the energy related industry, Fred was a structured finance attorney, focusing on securitization of real estate related securities.
Fred holds a Masters in Business Administration degree with a concentration in real estate finance from Columbia Business School and a Juris Doctor degree from Cornell Law School. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Amherst College.