Tony Liou is co-founder and President of Partner Energy, a division of Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. Partner Energy helps clients identify, capitalize and implement energy efficiency, sustainability, and ESG+R projects that meet business goals. Tony is an advocate for energy efficiency programs and sustainable building practices that add value for commercial real estate (CRE) assets.
Tony understands the business drivers behind energy efficiency and sustainability in CRE. He worked for 20 years in real estate acquisition and underwriting, engineering design, start-ups, and sales and marketing. When capital and public policy began to incentivize green project investment, Tony built Partner Energy with a team of professional engineers, architects, and sustainability consultants who know how to apply the technologies and programs that can make these investments profitable. He has guided the company to develop a range of service offerings that have helped clients reduce energy usage and energy costs at thousands of properties nationwide. Tony helped to establish one of the agency green loan programs through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Now, Partner Energy is a leading provider and authority on integrating ESG practices into real estate.
Tony also shares his insights and discusses best practices at speaking engagements and in online articles. He presents at conferences and events sponsored by universities, industry groups, and non-profit organizations.