Chrissa Pagitsas | U.S. Green Building Council
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Chrissa Pagitsas

  • AP-Homes Certified

Chrissa Pagitsas is the Director of Fannie Mae Multifamily’s Green Financing Business.

Under her leadership, the Green Financing Business’ portfolio has grown to over $15B in through Q2 2017. She is responsible for creating market transforming innovations in the financing industry such creating the Green MBS, launching mortgage loan products that finance green building certified properties and energy/water efficient investments and determining how to integrate green cost savings into conventional mortgage underwriting. She participates in multimillion dollar transactions with multifamily owners and lenders, and regularly advises national, state and local policy on the intersection of energy efficiency and housing. She initiated and led the project to create the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Score for Existing Multifamily for multifamily properties across the US.

Prior to Fannie Mae, Ms. Pagitsas implemented environmental sustainability strategies for real estate owners and large scale utility data and financial management solutions for utility companies in the U.S. and Europe.

Ms. Pagitsas is the Secretary-Treasurer and a Board Member for the US Green Building Council. Ms. Pagitsas holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and a BA from Johns Hopkins University.