Lukas Ceseña is the Director of Sustainability at Raider Hill. Mr. Ceseña oversees the firm’s sustainability efforts and strategy, supporting client’s integration of ESG considerations and measures across the real estate value chain. In addition, he leads the implementation of sustainability initiatives across Raider Hill’s various portfolios and the evaluation of innovative sustainable investment opportunities.
Mr. Ceseña is involved in all aspects of Raider Hill’s advisory services, with a specific focus on incorporating sustainability across its various practices to holistically partner with clients and support the advancement of commercial real estate sustainability and decarbonization. He leads advisory services relating to corporate and financial sponsor real estate portfolios, ESG strategy development, sustainable investments, climate technology integration, green retrofits and asset transitions, among others. Mr. Ceseña also leads coverage of and research relating to the ESG real estate market, policy and regulatory developments, climate technology, and sustainability-related capital markets activity.
Prior to joining Raider Hill, Mr. Ceseña was an Investment Banking Associate in the Sustainable Banking Group at Goldman Sachs. In this capacity, he provided strategic and transactional advisory to corporate clients on sustainability-aligned mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raises, and to financial sponsors on impact-focused investment opportunities. Previously, Mr. Ceseña worked in the Consumer Retail Group as an Investment Banking Analyst.
Mr. Ceseña received a BA in Environmental Economics and a Minor in Spanish from Middlebury College. He is an active member of both ICSC and PREA.