Cortex Sustainability Intelligence Announces New Advisory Council of Commercial Real Estate Experts

Development of New Cortex Advisory Board Demonstrates Growing Industry Investment in Decarbonizing Buildings

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cortex Sustainability Intelligence has announced the launch of its formal advisory board comprised of top commercial real estate experts. Demonstrating a deepening industry-wide commitment to decarbonization, the advisory board will provide Cortex with ongoing insight, advice, and recommendations to further its mission of solving one of the most pressing issues. most urgent and complex issues that the industry has faced: decarbonization.

With industry leaders from organizations such as Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), JLL and Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT), each member offers a unique perspective on the commercial real estate industry, enabling Cortex to grow and to evolve current and future product offerings in the most impactful way possible.

With Nick Bienstock, co-manager of Savanna Fund, as chairman of the advisory board, additional members include: managing partner of Vanbarton, Richard Cole; President of C&W Capital Markets, adam spies; Vice President of JLL, Mitch Konsker; Managing Partner of Raith, Bill Landis; CEO of the Ad Hoc Group, Jim Kapsis; and the Board Technical Advisor, SVP and Director of Energy, Sustainability and ESG at ESRT, Dana Schneider.

The CRE industry reinforces its commitment to the decarbonisation of buildings

As industry leaders increasingly prioritize sustainability, ESG strategy can no longer be a semi-annual conversation. In order to move the CRE industry forward in decarbonization and to follow their own corporate mission, the Cortex Advisory Board meets regularly in person to discuss and collaborate on the most pressing issues.

The perspective that each person brings actively shapes the Cortex product as it strives to create the most comprehensive and useful tool for improving ESG. With the natural complexity of building decarbonization, this kind of deep collaboration will only become more and more vital.

“The industry is at a crossroads; either we prioritize decarbonization now, or we cannot avoid the permanent and harmful effects on the planet,” says Cortex CEO, Bryan Bennett. “Our advisory board recognizes the importance of using a decarbonization solution that helps save the planet while remaining financially and strategically lucrative for the industry. We are thrilled to have such experienced industry leaders collaborating and engaging. to join us to develop our solution.”

To learn more about the Cortex Advisory Council, please visit

About Cortex Sustainability Intelligence:
Cortex Sustainability Intelligence’s machine learning platform enables CRE professionals to decarbonize their office buildings while improving GRESB scores, reducing operating expenses and increasing asset value without having to invest in new expensive equipment or materials. To learn more about Cortex or to get a personalized decarbonization plan for your portfolio, please visit:

For more information please contact Victoria O’Campo at [email protected]. Some board members are available upon request.

Victoria O’Campo
Cortex Sustainability Intelligence
Content Marketing Manager
[email protected]

SOURCE Cortex Sustainability Intelligence

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