Conor McKenna

Principal & Managing Director
CohnReznick Capital

Conor is a Principal & Managing Director with CohnReznick Capital and is based in the New York office. He is one of the original members of CohnReznick Capital and focuses primarily on renewable energy M&A (project, portfolio and platform), corporate capital raising as well as structuring, negotiating and financing tax equity and debt investments.

Since joining in early 2011, Conor’s asset financing and M&A experience has included wind, residential, utility-scale & distributed solar, CSP and biomass transactions. Conor has also led buy-side and sell-side advisory for corporate acquisitions and operating assets. Conor has executed on over 8 GW of renewable energy projects.

Conor brings deep industry expertise to foster CRC’s clients’ growth over long term relationships. He has continuously advised clients such as Banco Santander, Canadian Solar, Capital Dynamics, sPower and Sunnova as well as other strategic, infrastructure and financial institutions.

Conor provides full end to end support for CRC’s clients. In 2013, Conor led CRC’s representation of Fir Tree in the acquisition of Silverado Power. Over the following 3 years, Conor advised sPower across nearly all of its’ financings and acquisitions to reach over 1.3 GW of assets and 10GW+ of pipeline. In early 2017, Conor led CRC’s representation of Fir Tree and sPower on the sale of the company to AES & AIMCo.

Prior to CohnReznick Capital, Conor was a member of the Renewable Energy Structured Finance Group at Evolution Markets, focusing primarily on Renewable Energy Credits and Bundled PPA’s. Prior to joining Evolution Markets, Conor worked in the Investment Team at EcoSecurities in New York, helping to manage one of the world’s largest carbon project portfolios.

Conor received his MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and his CFA charter in 2009. He received a B.A. from Providence College.