B.S., University of Florida
MBA, Villanova University
Professional Certification

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Gary Durden

Partner and Managing Director

Gary is a Partner and Managing Director with CohnReznick Capital based in the New York office. He provides transaction management and advisory services for clients in the sustainable energy sector, including corporate M&A, capital raises, and structured finance solutions for wind and solar projects. Gary has closed equity investments in over 5GW of utility-scale and C&I wind and solar projects, including tax equity, cash equity, and sale lease-back transactions.

Gary was previously a Senior Vice President at GE Energy Financial Services, where he led deal teams in the structuring, diligence, and negotiation of investments in renewable energy projects in the US and Canada. Prior to GE EFS, Gary worked at Standard & Poor’s, developing models used by commercial banks for assessing the credit risk of C&I companies.

Earlier in his career, Gary served as an officer in the United States Navy, supervising the operation of nuclear reactor plants on aircraft carriers and teaching college-level classes to university students enrolled in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Gary is a CFA charter holder and earned an MBA from Villanova University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Highest Honors from the University of Florida.