Mark F. Thielking
Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC)
Mark F. Thielking is one of the founders and the Executive Director of the Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC), a New York State Not for Profit, Local Development Corporation controlled by member municipalities and organized to facilitate the improvement of local buildings to lower energy costs and reduce fossil fuel use. EIC operates Energize NY Residential, Energize NY Commercial and Energize NY (PACE) Finance. Energize NY helps property owners in member municipalities to implement energy related improvements that meet or exceed state standards through innovative community based outreach and by offering PACE financing for those improvements.
Prior to Mark's involvement with Energize NY and NY State's effort to scale clean energy, he spent 18 years in the capital markets and served as a Managing Director within the UBS Investment Bank's Environmental Advisory Group (EAG) where PACE financing was one tool being considered to include in a suite of environmental services to UBS clients. Prior to this position, Mark was the Desk Head for US Dollar Government Sponsored Entity bond trading. Mark also owns Logical Efficiency LLC, an energy finance company based in Katonah, NY.
As an innovative leader in leveraging the power of the capital markets and community action to achieve local and regional clean energy and economic development goals, Mark has presented at numerous clean energy conferences and events sponsored by New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA), North East Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), Urban Land Institute (ULI), PACE University Land Use Center, Citibank and others.
Mark holds a BA degree in Economics from Boston University and is a member of the Board of the Bedford 2020 Coalition (www.bedford2020.org), a member of the Town Of Bedford Energy Advisory Panel and the Katonah-Lewisboro School District Sustainability Committee.