Every Wednesday, TriplePundit takes 30 minutes or so to chat with an interesting leader in the sustainable business movement. These chats are broadcast on our Google+ channel and embedded via YouTube right here on 3p.
On Wednesday, April 30th, Nick Aster hosted a live Google Chat with Brad Molotsky. Brad is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Brandywine Realty Trust, a NYSE listed real estate investment trust, and is the co-creator of the Brandywine Environments sustainability initiative. Brandywine specializes in the ownership, management, leasing and development of class-A commercial office properties in selected markets throughout the United States, owning and managing over 36 million square feet of office product.
During this Google Chat interview, Brad told us about the specific ways he's incorporating Brandywine's sustainability goals into the business and how this work pays off. We learned about industry-wide organizations like the Real Estate Roundtable, what can be accomplished by partnering with others, what’s been achieved, and what the future holds.
Brad A. Molotsky is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Brandywine Realty Trust a NYSE listed, real estate investment trust, and is the co-creator of the Brandywine Environments sustainability initiative. He joined Brandywine as General Counsel and Secretary in October 1997.
Mr. Molotsky is a member and leader of National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, the National Association of Office Properties, the Urban Land Institute, the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, and the Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the Greater Philadelphia Energy Efficiency in Buildings Innovation Cluster and Keep America Beautiful. Mr. Molotsky has testified in front of the US Senate Energy Committee on energy efficiency issues in 2012 and 2013 and has been invited to testify in front of the US House Energy Committee on energy efficiency issues. He is a frequent lecturer for the American Law Institute, NAIOP, ULI, and the American Bar Association w Institute, NAIOP, ULI, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Molotsky received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Delaware graduating cum laude and an MBA/JD from Villanova University’s School of Law and the College of Business and Finance with cum laude distinction. Mr. Molotsky is happily married with three children ranging in ages from 19 to 13.