Vornado Realty Trust has appointed Lauren Brust Moss as the company’s SVP – chief sustainability officer. The office and retail REIT has received multiple awards recognizing its continued industry leadership in sustainability, including 11 times being recognized as a NAREIT leader in the light.
Moss has more than 20 years’ experience managing sustainability, energy and capital improvements for large-scale buildings and portfolios, and is recognized as an industry thought leader and advocate on green policy, regulation and compliance.
Prior to joining Vornado, Moss was SVP at Adai, the administrator of the Fitwel certification program. She previously worked in the sustainability practices at engineering firms NORESCO and Steven Winter Associates.
Moss is a member of the board of NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) and is the EVP of the New York Energy Consumers Council.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).