Carl Morales

Managing Director, Group Head

Carl is the Managing Director and Group Head for the North American Power Project Finance Group at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (“SMBC”) which has a north American Power portfolio of over $3.5bn of commitments. He manages a team of 12 professionals responsible for originating, structuring, negotiating and executing energy and power project finance transactions in the United States and Canada. Over the course of his career, Carl has been involved in the financing of solar, wind, gas-fired, oil-fired, hydro-electric, coal-fired  and battery storage power projects across North America.

Carl has been with SMBC for over 27 years, ten of which he spent with SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc., originating, structuring and closing tax and non-tax structured lease finance transactions, mezzanine loans and other secured debt products. Carl also spent three years at Citigroup originating equipment and real estate lease finance transactions.

Carl graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Siena College and  holds Series 24, 79, 7 and 63 securities licenses.