Barry F. Hersh is Clinical Associate Professor at the New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate, where he teaches Green Buildings, Land Use and Environmental Regulation and the Development Capstone. He coordinates the development program and conducts research on environmentally responsible real estate development.

Mr. Hersh is preparing a “Green Lease” for NYU as a core faculty member of the NYU Center for the Sustainable Built Environment. As a Partner in Vita Nuova, LLC, he conducts sustainable redevelopment training for US EPA, and participates in the new EPA brownfield sustainability pilots. He leads seminars for New York State local officials, international programs, and community organizations working on Brownfields and Waterfront programs.

Mr. Hersh’s recent research includes “Brown, Blue and Green; The Complexity of Waterfront Redevelopment”, presented at the ARES 2010 conference. His New York City Brownfields was recognized for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement. He is Vice Chair for the CIUS Building Performance Lab, focused on energy efficiency for New York properties. He taught the first course in Green Buildings for Real Estate Professionals approved by New York State and was earlier Real Estate Manager for Reynolds Aluminum.

Mr. Hersh is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and Urban Land Institute. He is a Board Member of New Partners for Community Revitalization, and the Waterfront Center. He holds a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from and a Bachelor’s in Urban Studies. He is a participant in the CRE 3 Corporate Real Estate blog.