Pete Scarpelli joined CBRE in 2010 and is the VP, Global Director of Energy & Sustainability. Based in Chicago, Mr. Scarpelli leads the firm's Global Energy & Sustainability (GES) services platform for Global Corporate Services (GCS) and Asset Services. The GES platform assists CBRE account teams and clients with identifying and implementing portfolio-wide energy reductions, cost saving and sustainable operating practices. Mr. Scarpelli leads a team of dedicated professionals and subject matter experts who provide services such as energy procurement solutions, energy & carbon data management (UtilityInsight & bill pay), energy audits/re-commissioning & program management, LEED and sustainability consulting. Mr. Scarpelli received GCS’s Leadership Award in 2012.
Mr. Scarpelli brings considerable energy management experience to his new role, including a proven record of creating new ways for consumers to manage energy expenditures. Previously, he was a Business Development Manager at Schneider Electric, where as a member of the Demand Response Resource Center, he was responsible for identifying and developing smart grid and demand response opportunities in the US and global markets. Mr. Scarpelli joined Schneider Electric in July 2008 when RETX, a demand response firm he helped create in April 2000, was acquired by Schneider Electric. In December 2009, Schneider Electric awarded Mr. Scarpelli, and the team he led, a “One Trophy” for the development of an innovative smart grid strategy.
At RETX, Scarpelli invented their ePath Load Management Dispatcher product, a product designed to take advantage of liberalizing energy market business rules and financial trading operations. Additionally, Mr. Scarpelli led a 13 nation project for the International Energy Agency’s Demand Side Management Programme which focused on developing demand response market designs and implementation strategies.