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Top 5 Insights for Turning Big ESG Aspirations Into Actions That Deliver Savings

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Building efficiency, sustainability and ESG are top of mind for multifamily owners, operators and investors. But with all of the new legislation and people clamoring for data on your operations and buildings, where do you start turning your ESG goals into action that delivers? Whether your portfolio is Conventional, Affordable, Student Housing or a mix of commercial and residential, there are creative ways you can begin achieving your ESG goals while limiting the heavy lift on strained staffing resources.

In this webcast, Carol Schmitt, Chief Evangelist for Smart Energy, RealPage®, and Mary Nitschke , Vice President, Sustainability, RealPage® will be joined by Zachary Goldman, Managing Principal and Chief Operating Officer of TGM, and Krystal Eldredge, Vice President of Sustainability and Compliance for Simpson Property Group, to discuss tracking ESG goals and overall property efficiency as well as strategies for improving ESG across your entire portfolio. Hear real-world examples of how multifamily owners and operators like you are achieving results and saving up to $21 per unit per year

In this webcast, you'll also learn:

  • How to get started achieving your ESG goals.
  • How to turn your big ESG aspirations into day-to-day actions that cut costs and deliver savings.
  • How to take on staffing challenges that stand in the way of achieving your ESG goals.

Krystal Eldredge

Vice President of Sustainability and Compliance, Simpson Property Group

Krystal Eldredge serves as Vice President of Sustainability and Compliance for Simpson Property Group. Krystal joined Simpson in 2003 in the finance department, heading the tax, internal audit and risk management groups before transitioning to the operations side and taking this new role within Asset Management.

Krystal attended the University of Denver, earning a BS in Accounting, a Masters of Accounting and a Masters of Taxation. She is a CPA in Colorado and a Broker in the 15 states in which Simpson operates.

Zachary Goldman

Managing Principal and Chief Operating Officer, TGM

Zachary Goldman is a Managing Principal and Chief Operating Officer of TGM.  Mr. Goldman joined TGM as an Acquisitions Associate in 2007, served as Director of Special Projects from 2008 until 2009 and was Director of Operations from 2009 until 2019.  In 2019, Zachary became the Chief Operating Officer.  As part of this role, he is responsible for managing and overseeing TGM’s day-to-day multifamily operations, which includes marketing, leasing, maintenance, construction, energy management, training, and human resources. Mr. Goldman involved in the implementation of new business strategies developed to maximize the value of TGM’s operating assets and is a member of the Investment and Operating Committees. 

Prior to joining TGM, Mr. Goldman was an Associate Director at Ocean Atlantic, a national residential developer, where he was responsible for the entitlement, planning and development of mixed-use communities in the Washington/Baltimore corridor, the Chicago metropolitan area and Southern California.

Mary Nitschke

Vice President, Sustainability, RealPage, Inc.

Mary Nitschke joined RealPage as Vice President of Sustainability in 2019. Previously she was the Director of Ancillary Services for the award-winning Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc, where she had the privilege of managing both the resident costs and expense sides of the utility wheelhouse.

Mary is passionate about utilities, and should perhaps switch to decaf. She was the first president of the Utility Management Advisory board, possesses an Energy Resource Management Certificate from UC Davis, and two Bachelors of Art from UC Berkeley.

Carol Schmitt

Chief Evangelist ESG and Energy, RealPage, Inc.

Carol Schmitt joined RealPage as Chief Evangelist for Smart Energy in June 2021 with a mission to help owners, operators, investors and residents accelerate their shift to a cleaner, more sustainable energy future. She previously was the Senior Product Marketing Manager for Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, one of the country’s largest non-regulated renewable energy and efficiency providers. Prior to that, Carol led product, marketing and partnerships for internet of things (IoT) platform, cybersecurity and big data analytics technology companies. Carol enjoys geeking out around new clean energy technologies, electrification, microgrids and ways to shift to Net Zero faster. She is a certified Sustainability (ESG) Practitioner, has multiple certifications in clean energy finance, and is a board member of the Occidental Community Services District as well as a former Board Member of the USGBC Green Schools Council and multiple nonprofits.

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