Alfred Griffin


New York Green Bank

Alfred Griffin is President of New York Green Bank (“NY Green Bank”), where he oversees the development of partnerships with private sector capital providers to address market barriers limiting private investment in attractive renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Mr. Griffin brings 25 years of financial experience to NY Green Bank and is an industry leader in developing innovative solutions in support of renewable energy generation and energy efficiency.



Prior to joining NY Green Bank, Mr. Griffin specialized in structured finance with roles in corporate and investment banking, capital markets and risk management at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Specific roles included Alternative Energy Banking where Mr. Griffin was responsible for the design, marketing and execution of structured solutions within the evolving market segment. Within the sector, Mr. Griffin was involved with a variety of innovative transactions including energy efficiency loan and lease securitizations, distributed solar portfolio financings, energy savings projects, and government-agency debt guarantee transactions.   Other responsibilities at Citi included Institutional Recovery Management where Mr. Griffin developed and implemented strategies for mitigating risk exposures to distressed companies and projects.



Mr. Griffin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned his B.A. and M.B.A. degrees, and currently serves on the Board of Visitors.  He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.