• About Us

    The Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS) leadership team is comprised of veterans with 20+ years experience in the commercial real estate software and information services market with a proven track record for developing industry leading products and market-making solutions.

    In 2008 SRS recognized that powerful market forces were developing that would motivate market participants to undertake energy efficiency retrofit initiatives at unprecedented levels. In response to this growing market need SRS pioneered on-demand building energy and sustainability performance assessment, benchmarking, underwriting and measurement and verification solutions through its Sustainable Real Estate Manager® (SRM) platform.

    SRM, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service platform enables building stakeholders to confidently underwrite energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that yield compelling investment returns. The SRS solution spans the entire energy retrofit lifecycle, from project development to measurement and verification of energy savings after the installation of energy conservation measures.

    Learn more about how SRS has transformed industry best practice methodology for building energy efficiency investment underwriting and is enabling its clients to capture their energy and sustainability-related opportunities.

    Brian McCarter

    Brian McCarter

    President, Chief Executive Officer & Founder

    Brian McCarter is President and CEO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS), a market pioneer and leader in energy and sustainability performance assessment and management software solutions for the commercial real estate industry. Brian leads SRS’s strategic initiatives to meet the exploding demand for energy assessment, benchmarking and optimization solutions, including the development of SRS’s flagship platform Sustainable Real Estate Manager®, an Internet-based, “Software as a Service”, that enables building owners, operators, lenders, tenants and consultants assess energy and sustainability-related risks and opportunities at their properties. Brian is chair of the ASTM Building Energy Performance Assessment Standard Task Group – Report Formatting Subcommittee.

    Prior to founding SRS, Brian was co-founder of Building Energy Performance Information, LLC, publisher of Building Energy Performance News (BEPN). BEPN is a daily newsletter providing commercial real estate professionals and service providers with timely and mission-critical information covering energy management and sustainability performance in commercial buildings. Over 75,000 subscribers rely on BEPN to help them stay informed and up-to-date on the dynamic, fast paced and developing sustainable real estate field, as well as providing a platform to share experiences and learn from their peers.

    In addition Brian was Managing Director of Commercial Real Estate, Government and Utility markets for First American CoreLogic (FACL). FACL is a leading provider of information and software services to the real estate and related industries.

    Prior to FACL Mr. McCarter was EVP Sales & Marketing for Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) where he was a member of the start-up management team that pioneered the use of public environmental database information, technology-enabled data collection and digital mapping systems to create a new information services industry sector providing environmental risk information services to parties involved in the commercial real estate transaction due diligence and portfolio risk management markets.

    Spencer Cramer

    Spencer Cramer

    Chief Technology Officer

    Spencer Cramer is CTO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Spencer has over twenty years experience as a technology entrepreneur and is a recognized industry leader in the remote energy monitoring of complex building and manufacturing systems.

    Spencer is the architect of SRS’s flagship platform Sustainable Real Estate Manager®, an Internet-based, “Software as a Service”, that enables building owners, operators, lenders, tenants and consultants assess, benchmark and optimize the energy and sustainability performance of their properties.

    Mr. Cramer leads SRS’s technical team in the development of its Sustainable Real Estate Manager® platform, launched in 2007 after over 10 man-years of information technology development and market-driven functionality enhancements that currently supports properties located in over 50 countries.

    Spencer holds several patents including a “system and method for providing virtual online engineering of a production environment.” In 2004 Spencer was awarded the “Service Provider of Excellence” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for enterprise energy consumption and cost benchmarking.

    Jim Bleecker

    Jim Bleecker

    Chief Financial Officer

    Jim Bleecker is CFO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Jim has over twenty-five years experience as software and information services firm financial executive and leads SRS’s financial organization.

    Prior to SRS Jim was CFO of Sanborn Map Company and Vice President Finance of DMGI, both subsidiaries of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc, of London, UK (DMGT). Along with Mr. McCarter, Jim was a member of the founding management team at Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) and served as CFO from its inception through the sale of the company to DMGT in 1999.

    Jim’s information services industry experience includes the analysis and determination of values of numerous company acquisitions for Sanborn, DMGI and EDR and the development of key analytical frameworks to measure the performance and value of these companies and their subsidiaries.

    Prior to EDR Mr. Bleecker was CFO of BCA Environmental Services, Inc. and was instrumental in that company’s growth and eventual sale to Cilcorp.

    Brian Burstiner

    Brian Burstiner

    Director of Sales

    Brian Burstiner is Director of Sales for Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Brian has over fifteen years of experience as a software and information services firm sales executive and leads SRS’s sales organization.

    Prior to SRS Brian was sales executive for Honeywell Building Solutions where he was responsible for business development activities offering Honeywell’s diverse product portfolio of building management and energy efficient “green technology” solutions to the corporate and government markets.

    Prior to Honeywell, Brian spent fifteen years at Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) in various sales executive and leadership roles where he was responsible for marketing EDR environmental risk management information services to stakeholders involved in commercial real estate transaction due diligence and portfolio risk management.

    Rich Barrett

    Rich Barrett

    Director of Account Management

    Rich Barrett is Director of Account Management for Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Rich has over fifteen years of experience as a commercial real estate software and information services firm sales and account management executive and leads SRS’s account management organization.

    Prior to SRS Rich was a sales executive for Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) where he was responsible for marketing EDR environmental information services to consultants, corporations, lenders, attorneys and government stakeholders involved in commercial real estate transaction due diligence and portfolio risk management. In addition Rich has leadership experience in the development of software and information services training programs and new product launch solutions.

    Kenneth Herndon

    Kenneth Herndon

    Director of Application Technology

    Ken Herndon is Director of Application Technology for Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Ken has over twenty years experience in the fields of internet commerce, application development and user interface design.

    Ken manages the SRS product development team’s continuous improvement initiatives for its Sustainable Real Estate Manager® platform and has been instrumental in the development of its innovative methods for data acquisition, processing, visualization, benchmarking and reporting.

    Prior to SRS Ken founded an online education delivery company that was a pioneer in the Internet-based distance learning market to licensed professionals. Ken’s software application research and development experience also extends to consumer electronic devices while at Sony Corporation, where he received several patents resulting from his work there.

    Anthony Buonicore

    Anthony Buonicore

    Chairman

    Anthony Buonicore is Chairman of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Mr. Buonicore previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Buonicore Partners, Inc. (BP), an energy risk management consulting firm and publisher of the daily energy news service, Building Energy Performance Assessment News (BEPAnews), prior to the firm being acquired by SRS. Over the last 35 years, in addition to BP, Mr. Buonicore co-founded and successfully sold four companies, BCA Environmental Services, Chemrox, Hunter Environmental Services (HESI) and Environmental Data Resources (EDR). Hunter Environmental Services was taken public via an IPO (HESI, NASDAQ) in 1984. At HESI and EDR, Mr. Buonicore was responsible for almost two dozen acquisitions, including at EDR a successful rollup in the property information industry. EDR was sold to DMG Information (a subsidiary of the Daily Mail in London) in 1999. Mr. Buonicore has served on numerous corporate Boards, including EDR (Chairman), Trepp (Chairman), Property & Portfolio Research (Chairman), Sanborn Map Company (Director) and Landmark Information Group (Chairman).

    Mr. Buonicore is a past president and Fellow Member of the Air & Waste Management Association, a Diplomat in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and a licensed professional engineer. He is chairman of ASTM’s Building Energy Performance Assessment (BEPA) Task Group, which developed the E2797-11 BEPA standard, and is a member of the Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium. Mr. Buonicore has been a leader in the energy-environmental industry since the early 1970s, serving as General Chairman of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ First National Conference on Energy and the Environment in 1973 and as founder and first chairman of the Air & Waste Management Association’s Energy-Environmental Interactions Technical Committee in 1974. Mr. Buonicore holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemical engineering from Manhattan College.

       Brian McCarter

    Brian McCarter

    Director, President, CEO & Founder

    Brian McCarter is President and CEO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS), a market pioneer and leader in energy and sustainability performance assessment and management software solutions for the commercial real estate industry. Brian leads SRS’s strategic initiatives to meet the exploding demand for energy assessment, benchmarking and optimization solutions, including the development of SRS’s flagship platform Sustainable Real Estate Manager®, an Internet-based, “Software as a Service”, that enables building owners, operators, lenders, tenants and consultants assess energy and sustainability-related risks and opportunities at their properties. Brian is chair of the ASTM Building Energy Performance Assessment Standard Task Group – Report Formatting Subcommittee.

    Prior to founding SRS, Brian was co-founder of Building Energy Performance Information, LLC, publisher of Building Energy Performance News (BEPN). BEPN is a daily newsletter providing commercial real estate professionals and service providers with timely and mission-critical information covering energy management and sustainability performance in commercial buildings. Over 75,000 subscribers rely on BEPN to help them stay informed and up-to-date on the dynamic, fast paced and developing sustainable real estate field, as well as providing a platform to share experiences and learn from their peers.

    In addition Brian was Managing Director of Commercial Real Estate, Government and Utility markets for First American CoreLogic (FACL). FACL is a leading provider of information and software services to the real estate and related industries.

    Prior to FACL Mr. McCarter was EVP Sales & Marketing for Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) where he was a member of the start-up management team that pioneered the use of public environmental database information, technology-enabled data collection and digital mapping systems to create a new information services industry sector providing environmental risk information services to parties involved in the commercial real estate transaction due diligence and portfolio risk management markets.

    Spencer Cramer

    Spencer Cramer

    Director and Chief Technology Officer

    Spencer Cramer is CTO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS). Spencer has over twenty years experience as a technology entrepreneur and is a recognized industry leader in the remote energy monitoring of complex building and manufacturing systems.

    Spencer is the architect of SRS’s flagship platform Sustainable Real Estate Manager®, an Internet-based, “Software as a Service”, that enables building owners, operators, lenders, tenants and consultants assess, benchmark and optimize the energy and sustainability performance of their properties.

    Mr. Cramer leads SRS’s technical team in the development of its Sustainable Real Estate Manager® platform, launched in 2007 after over 10 man-years of information technology development and market-driven functionality enhancements that currently supports properties located in over 50 countries.

    Spencer holds several patents including a “system and method for providing virtual online engineering of a production environment.” In 2004 Spencer was awarded the “Service Provider of Excellence” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for enterprise energy consumption and cost benchmarking.

    Peter Cashman

    Peter Cashman

    Director

    Peter Cashman is an active investor in commercial real estate and a director of Connecticut Innovations, Inc. Until recently Peter was also a member of the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund advisory board, a quasi public corporation owned by the State of Connecticut that both promotes energy conservation and invests in new energy technologies.

    Peter is past chairman of both Environmental Data Resources, Inc. and The Sanborn Map Company. Prior to EDR Mr. Cashman was president and co-founder of BCA Environmental Services, Inc. From 1970 to 1976 Peter served the state of Connecticut as a State Senator and as Lieutenant Governor.

    Pauline Murphy

    Pauline Murphy

    Director

    Pauline Murphy, CPA is Managing Director of Investments at Connecticut Innovations (CI) where she focuses on information technology and biotech company investments. Pauline led CI’s investment in SRS and currently serves on the boards of Environmental Energy Services, etouches, FMP Products, New Ortho Polymers, ShopText and Xlerant and is a board observer of CGI Pharmaceuticals.

    Prior to joining CI in 2002, Pauline had more than ten years experience in both manufacturing and service organizations. She was controller of an early-stage software development company and launched her career at Ernst & Young, LLP. In addition to her investment sourcing and management responsibilities, Pauline also manages CI’s team of investment associates and support staff.

    Konstantine Drakonakis

    Konstantine Drakonakis

    Advisory Board

    Konstantine Drakonakis, P.E., is Director of the New Haven Office of LaunchCapital LLC, and has over ten years of environmental and energy technology investment and engineering consulting experience.
    Prior to joining LaunchCapital, Konstantine was at Connecticut Innovations (CI), which administers the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF).

    As the Manager of New Technology Investments and Infrastructure Development, Konstantine managed venture stage equity investments, project finance for beta and alpha stage prototype technology projects and clean energy infrastructure development programs for the CCEF. Prior to CI Konstantine practiced as a consulting civil and environmental engineer with Milone & MacBroom, Inc.

    Walter Wright, III

    Walter Wright, III

    Advisory Board

    Walter Wright, III is Managing Member of Trinity Law Group where his practice focuses on the organizational, venture financing, operational, capital and transactional requirements of entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging and mid-sized companies and as well as representing venture capital funds in investment transactions.

    Walter is one of the elite lawyers in New England according to Super Lawyers, a joint publication of Boston Magazine and Law & Politics. He was named to the exclusive list of Top 100 attorneys in Massachusetts and was one of only three lawyers selected in the Business/Corporate category. He is also listed in the Corporate Counsel edition of Super Lawyers as one of the “Top Attorneys in Corporate and Securities Law” across the United States. Martindale-Hubbell recognizes him as an AV® peer review rated attorney.