What if you could finance green home improvements—such as efficient new windows, a heat pump, added insulation, solar PV, even resilience upgrades—as part of your mortgage when buying or refinancing your home? Not only would this offer conveniently timed capital from a trusted source (your lender), but at current interest…
Greg Hopkins is chief of staff/manager in the office of the CEO.
Greg joined RMI in 2017 and spent four years in the Carbon-Free Buildings Program, focused primarily on finance and policy interventions to decarbonize the buildings sector. He managed RMI’s Finance the Future initiative, which aims to climate-align federally supported housing finance in the United States. Greg has also supported the Institute’s external collaboration efforts with other climate NGOs as part of RMI’s Strategic Analysis & Engagement team.
Before joining RMI, Greg helped launch the US real estate investing platform of Allianz, and prior to that, worked in the debt financing and asset management departments of Tishman Speyer in New York City. His graduate studies focused on energy and environmental aspects of buildings and cities, including sustainable design, energy simulation, climate policy, and innovative financing solutions.
MS, Real Estate & the Built Environment, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
BA, Economics, Yale University