Growing Nearly 15% in 2020
New York, NY, August 12, 2021 | Growing nearly 15% in 2020, Bright Power—the premier provider of energy and water management services for real estate owners, investors and operators—is pleased to announce several additions and promotions to our sales and account management team to support our growing client base. Bright Power’s expanding business has been recognized by several institutions this year:
- Real Leaders magazine’s top impact companies
- 5000 Regionals: NYC Metro list of the fastest-growing privately held companies
- Financial Times Americas’ fastest-growing companies
- Jeffrey Perlman, CEO, President, and Founder, was recognized as a Real Leader Earth Advocate by Real Leaders magazine
Real estate organizations across the country are leveraging energy and water efficiency upgrades and ongoing energy management to lower operating costs, meet increasing ESG requirements, and comply with increasing energy and carbon regulations. Over the last two years, Bright Power created new Business Units and reorganized the sales and account management team in order to better serve our expanding customer base. Bright Power is pleased to introduce the following leaders, who will work with new and existing clients to reduce portfolio carbon emissions.
Samuel Biele-Fisher leads client services for Bright Power’s affordable and supportive housing clients in New York-metro area as Vice President, Affordable Housing. Prior to this promotion, Samuel served as the Manager of Affordable Housing Services dedicated to New York-area organizations. His work with these organizations led Bright Power to be a preeminent energy consulting company for both new and renovated affordable housing buildings, including the growth of the company’s leading work with electrified and passive house multifamily properties. Samuel volunteers with the New York Housing Conference’s Rising Leaders Network (RLN), serving as co-chair of the RLN board. Samuel is a Building Performance Institute Multifamily Building Analyst.
Philip Clark joins Bright Power to lead client services for New York market rate housing, cooperatives and condominiums, commercial, higher education, and hospitality clients as Vice President, New York Market Rate & Commercial. Before joining Bright Power, Philip was the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at a New York-based demand response firm where he was responsible for $45M in top-line revenue while overseeing business development.
Jessica Esposito leads client services for Bright Power’s clients with national portfolios as Vice President, National. Prior to her promotion, Jessica served as the Manager of Affordable Housing Services dedicated to affordable and supportive housing organizations with portfolios across the U.S. In that role, she developed an innovative pay from savings financing approach to enable a customer to improve almost fifty properties. Jessica is a LEED Accredited Professional.
Caitlin Rood joins Bright Power as a Senior Account Manager helping affordable and supportive housing organizations across the U.S. decrease energy and water consumption. Prior to joining Bright Power, Caitlin was the National Environmental Sustainability Director of Mercy Housing where she was responsible for environmental sustainability aspects of all areas of Mercy Housing operations. She led Mercy Housing in exceeding its 20% portfolio-wide goals of energy (EUI) and water (WUI) reduction, becoming the first national affordable housing organization in the U.S. to achieve that designation with the Better Buildings Challenge.
Gregory Sherman, Executive Vice President of Sales, California, will continue to lead Bright Power’s California sales and account management team. Greg joined Bright Power as the third employee and opened our California office with Andrew McNamara, Executive Vice President of Operations, California, in 2015.
“With a mix of leaders who grew within Bright Power and those new to the organization, we will continue to expand our capabilities to deliver impactful services that are a win for building owners and managers, their buildings’ occupants, and the environment,” said Jeffrey Perlman, CEO, President, and Founder of Bright Power.