Craig FoleyREALTOR®, Consultant, and Founder Sustainable Real Estate Consulting Services
Craig Foley is a leading national voice on sustainability in the real estate industry. Craig’s combination of real estate and energy management skills give him a unique perspective about sustainable energy solutions and subject matter expertise on greening the MLS, high-performance home valuation and marketing, and the impact of climate change on the real estate industry. He is a LEED Green Associate and the chief sustainability officer for LAER Realty Partners. As a real estate broker, he has sold several high-performance projects in and around Greater Boston. He is also the team co-founder of REthink39 Group. REthink39 is devoted to lowering the 39% of U.S. energy consumption attributed to the built environment and believes they can be part of a solution with every transaction closed. In 2023 Craig was named by RISMedia as a 2023 Newsmaker in the Trailblazers “Agents of Change” category.
As a real estate consultant, he has partnered with a broad range of companies including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, Honeywell, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Elevate Energy, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. Craig was one of five people in the U.S. to receive the EverGreen Award by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in 2013. His committee work at NAR includes chairing the Sustainability Advisory Group in 2019 and the 2022 chair of the Land Use, Property Rights, & Environment Committee. In 2020 Craig was honored to be asked to chair NAR President Vince Malta’s Advisory Group on Sustainability. He also has served on Fannie Mae’s Energy Advisory Council and the Energy Efficiency Task Force for Freddie Mac.