Curtis Probst is an innovator in asset finance, energy and sustainability, having participated in over $50 billion of financing for corporate and governmental clients. Currently, he is a Lecturer at Columbia University, and also a member of the Management Advisory Board of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also a Director at Willdan Group, parent of Willdan Energy Solutions, in addition to his role at NYCEEC.

His prior experience includes over three years as a Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute, a global energy think tank, leading their sustainable finance practice. Curtis previously worked at Goldman Sachs for over 15 years, most recently as a Managing Director in their investment banking division. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Probst worked at Salomon Brothers for over eight years, most recently as a Vice President in their structured and project finance group.

He has spoken at numerous conferences in the United States, Canada and Europe, and authored or co-authored reports on different energy and financing topics. Curtis received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Stamford.