Head of Renewables, Blackrock
David L. Giordano, Managing Director, is a member of the Renewable Power Group, within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). As head of the North American Investment team, he is responsible for originating investment opportunities, establishing industry partnerships, and leading transactions associated with securing investment opportunities. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Giordano was the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Community Energy Holdings, Inc., a regional utility-scale renewable energy developer. Previously, he was one of the original members of Babcock & Brown’s North American infrastructure team where he closed $4 billion of wind transactions and worked closely in an advisory arrangement with the Airtricity North American team. Mr. Giordano’s extensive energy industry experience also includes his work at FPL Energy (now NextEra) where he developed and acquired operating and development power assets and played a key role in the first non-registered 144A bond offering for a portfolio of wind assets. Mr. Giordano earned a BA degree in Economics and Policy Management Studies from Dickinson College in 1991 and an MPA degree from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School in 1996. Mr. Giordano is a member of ACORE’s Executive Committee.