Chrissa Pagitsas leads Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Green Initiative. In this role, Ms. Pagitsas develops and executes the strategy to transform the US's multifamily housing stock through Green Financing for energy and water efficiency improvements.
Under her leadership, the Fannie Mae Multifamily Mortgage Business has
originated over $130M in Green Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS). Financial innovations included integrating energy and water efficiency projected cost savings into standard underwriting processes and disclosing a property’s Green Building Certification rating system to MBS investors.
Her prior experience includes serving as a project manager and consultant to
commercial real estate owners on environmental sustainability strategies,
advising clients on energy management investment strategies in emerging
markets, and implementing large scale utility data and financial management
solutions for utility companies in the U.S. and Europe.
Ms. Pagitsas holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business, University of
Virginia and a BA from Johns Hopkins University.