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Robert Phinney

Vice President, Sustainability ,
Vornado Realty Trust

Robert is Vice President, Sustainability for Vornado Realty Trust, an equity real estate investment trust with over 30 million square feet of office and retail properties concentrated in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Energy efficiency and energy management are pillars of Vornado’s sustainability strategy. Robert works to curate effective relationships with Vornado’s tenants, communicating energy, water, waste, and indoor health goals with them and discovering best practices that can be repeated in tenant spaces. This work is critical to Robert’s charge with planning Vornado’s compliance with the NYC Climate Mobilization Act. As a licensed architect coming from a background of leading the integration of broad sustainability and health practices for large multi-national AE firms, Robert brings the ability to help tenants reduce their environmental impacts and create a healthy office environment. Robert serves as an advisor to the board of the Building Energy Exchange, the REBNY Sustainability Committee, and is active in various AIA programs and initiatives.

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