Christopher Cayten

Christopher Cayten
Senior Director Strategic Growth

Mr. Cayten has more than 20 years of experience in sustainability consulting, architecture and development in commercial real estate in New York City and overseas. Mr. Cayten works with private and public sector leaders to improve the sustainability of the built environment while delivering positive value to building owners, occupiers and investors. Chris has extensive experience developing and implementing strategic energy-efficiency and sustainability programs for more than 300 million sf of commercial property around the country including many of the largest commercial portfolios in New York City and Washington, DC. Mr. Cayten has worked closely with the NYC Mayor’s Office since 2009 supporting their voluntary and mandatory energy-efficiency programs for new and existing buildings to help the city reach its ambitious 80% carbon reduction goal by 2050. Mr. Cayten has spoken domestically and internationally about sustainable real estate and energy efficiency policy. He sits on the Advisory Council to the New York City Climate Museum, Fitwel Advisory Council, and is an active member of Urban Green, and serves on the sustainability committees of BOMA-NY and REBNY.

B.A. Architecture, Yale
M.S. Architecture, Yale

Chappaqua, NY

Personal Bio
Chris spends much of his free time going to the sporting events of his three children, getting out of the City whenever possible and taking pictures.

Favorite thing at work

Favorite thing outside of work
Play with my kids