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Current responsibilities
Dana Schneider leads JLL’s Energy and Sustainability Services division in a region anchored by New York City, Boston and Washington DC. Her focus is on energy optimization as well as the development and implementation of energy and sustainability programs for new and existing clients. Additionally, she specializes in energy and sustainability performance and LEED certification for new and existing buildings and portfolios as well as commercial interiors. Ms. Schneider joined JLL in 2002.

Ms. Schneider leads teams currently implementing a whole-building energy retrofit of the Empire State Building and that recently achieved LEED EBOM Gold certification for the most famous office building in the world in 2011. This major initiative uses a groundbreaking analytical model for maximizing energy and environmental value per dollar spent, which she was instrumental in developing. Ms. Schneider has now replicated this energy optimization process in over 100 buildings across the U.S. In addition to her work at the Empire State Building, she manages energy and sustainability aspects of mission critical facilities across the country and has led energy and sustainability assignments at over 60 million square feet of properties in the Northeast.

Previous experience
Over the course of her career, Ms. Schneider has overseen projects for corporate, investor and institutional clients such as HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, Diageo, Barclays Capital, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Malkin Holdings, Grand Central Terminal and BBC. Prior to joining JLL, she worked as a mechanical engineer at Flack + Kurtz Consulting Engineers, where she managed engineering analysis, design and project management aspects of sustainable design and architectural engineering projects.
Education and affiliations

Ms. Schneider serves as JLL’s national Data Center Energy and sustainability Services Committee Lead and as a member of the national Sustainability Leadership Team. She serves as a technical resource expert for the Clinton Climate Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Initiative and is a member and Vice Chair of the USGBC’s Technical Advisory Group for Indoor Environmental Quality. Ms. Schneider serves on the Board of Directors and Programs and Education Committee of the New York City Chapter of the USGBC and is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable Sustainability Policy Advisory Committee and Real Estate Board of New York Sustainability Committee. Ms. Schneider is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia.

Client experience
• HSBC
• Deutsche Bank
• Citigroup
• Diageo
• Barclays Capital
• PricewaterhouseCoopers
• Empire State Realty Trust
• Grand Central Terminal
• Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
• BBC

Achievements
• Engineering News Record’s “20 under 40” - 2011
• New Jersey Real Estate’s “30 under 30” – 2007
• Engineering Design and Construction’s “40 under 40” – 2009
• Published articles in several industry magazines