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Richard R. Santoroski

Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Co-Head – Portfolio Management

Richard “Rich” R. Santoroski is executive vice president, chief risk officer and co-head – portfolio management of Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI), a leading investor in climate solutions. He joined Hannon Armstrong in 2020 as a managing director, and now co-leads the portfolio management group where he is responsible for integrating analytics across portfolio, investment, and risk-related decisions.

Prior to joining Hannon Armstrong, he co-founded American Capital Energy and Infrastructure (ACEI), an emerging markets investor in power generation projects across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. While at ACEI, he led the firm’s investment activities, overseeing the sourcing, monitoring, and management of all investments. Prior to ACEI, Mr. Santoroski served in several senior roles, including executive vice president, chief risk officer, and head of corporate mergers, acquisitions & development of The AES Corporation, one of the world’s largest investors and operators of global power generation and related energy assets. Prior to joining AES, he worked for several years at New York State Electric and Gas as an engineer and energy trader.

Mr. Santoroski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University as well as a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from Syracuse University.