Matt Hankey is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of New Energy Equity, LLC (“NEE”). NEE was founded in 2013 and is based in Annapolis, MD with 25 current employees. New Energy Equity is an end-to-end renewable energy project developer, financier and long term project owner that specializes in all aspects of mid to large scale distributed generation / small utility renewable energy transactions including origination, financing, construction, long term maintenance and long term ownership. New Energy Equity has installed more than 165 renewable energy installations in 11 different states, totaling more than $443,000,000 in total transactional value. In 2019 the company was ranked by Solar Power World as the 36th largest solar company in the United States, 4th largest commercial solar company in the United States and 7th largest developer in the United States. NEE was also ranked as the 491st fastest growing company, and 13th fastest growing energy company in the US by Inc. Magazine for 2018.
Prior to NEE, Matt held senior management positions with two Mid-Atlantic renewable energy companies where he was responsible for management of the development and implementation of renewable energy projects within each companies footprint. Prior to entering into the renewable energy industry in 2010, Matt worked in mergers and acquisition (M&A) and corporate finance with M&T Investment Banking Group in Baltimore, MD where he assisted in the execution of multiple corporate finance transactions totaling over $430 million in enterprise value. He received his BS in Finance, Magna Cum Laude, from The Ohio State University.