12/15/13 — Griffin appointed to N.Y. Green Bank

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Griffin appointed to N.Y. Green Bank

By From staff reports
Published in News on December 15, 2013 1:50 AM

NEW YORK -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that Alfred Griffin, a Goldsboro native, has been appointed as president of the New York Green Bank, a $1 billion initiative to leverage private sector financing for clean energy projects.

"As president of the Green Bank, Mr. Griffin will bring invaluable experience in the banking and investment industry to help lead the initiative to finance clean energy projects and leverage private investment across the state," Cuomo said in a statement. "I look forward to working with him to build a more green and prosperous New York."

Griffin, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with both undergraduate and graduate degrees, is a chartered financial analyst.

"I am deeply honored to have been chose to lead he state's Green Bank and to have the confidence of Gov. Cuomo to undertake such an exciting clean energy initiative," Griffin said.

Griffin joins the Green Bank from Citigroup Global Markets Inc., where he has been employed since 1997. At Citi, Griffin specialized in structured finance with roles in corporate and investment banking, capital markets and risk management.

Over his career, Griffin has worked with multiple asset classes and industries including alternative energy and new product development to finance renewable energy generation and energy efficiency.