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Curtis Probst

Lecturer, M.S. in Sustainability Management; Co-CEO of New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation

Curtis Probst is an innovator in asset finance, energy, and sustainability, having participated in over $50 billion of financing for corporate and governmental clients. For four years, he has been a Lecturer at Columbia University on the topic of clean energy finance. He also served on the Management Advisory Board of the Earth Institute for five years.

Curtis is the Co-CEO of New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation. His prior experience includes over three years as a Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute, a global energy think tank, leading their sustainable finance practice. Curtis previously worked at Goldman Sachs for over 15 years, most recently as a Managing Director in their investment banking division. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Probst worked at Salomon Brothers for over eight years, most recently as a Vice President in their structured and project finance group.

He has spoken at numerous conferences in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and authored or co-authored reports on different energy and financing topics. Curtis received a BComm from the University of Calgary and an MPA from Columbia University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Stamford.


  • M.P.A., Columbia University
  • BComm, University of Calgary