Peter Costello, Managing Director, Legal & Regulatory Affairs

Peter Costello - NY Green Bank CounselPeter Costello serves as counsel to NY Green Bank, providing legal advice and counsel with respect to operations, transactions, regulatory issues, and general corporate affairs. Mr. Costello also manages NY Green Bank’s relationships with several outside counsel firms.

Prior to joining NY Green Bank, Mr. Costello worked in the Counsel’s Office at NYSERDA for five years, where he focused on energy technology-related transactions as well as real estate development, leasing, and management. Prior to NYSERDA, Mr. Costello worked in a corporate and real estate transactional capacity at a number of private law firms, including LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP, and its spin-off Lowe, Fell & Skogg, LLC, where he became a partner. In private practice, he focused on various corporate and real estate matters, including merger, acquisition and disposition; financing; land use and development; leasing; entity formation, management and operation; and technology transfer and software licensing. He also served as responsible outside counsel for one of the U.S.’s Big Three auto manufacturer’s regional real estate and corporate operations.

Mr. Costello holds a bachelor’s degree from McGill University in Canada and a juris doctor degree from the University of Colorado School of Law.