Malvern, PA — Liberty Property Trust announced that it has named Billy Grayson as director of sustainability. Grayson will be responsible for developing and executing sustainability strategy across Liberty’s 105 million s/f portfolio.“Billy’s expertise and experience integrating high-performance practices across a number of industries will be valuable in furthering Liberty’s commitment to sustainable development and operations,” said Shelby Christensen, senior vice president of real estate operations.
“He will be working with senior leaders to extend Liberty’s sustainability program across our industrial portfolio – helping Liberty tenants reduce their operating expenses and environmental impact in warehouses, distribution centers, and industrial facilities.”
Grayson comes to Liberty from Electronic Industry Citizen Coalition (EICC) where he served as vice president of social and environmental sustainability. Prior to joining EICC, Grayson worked at Wesco as director of corporate sustainability. His previous experience also includes positions at ICF International and Calvert Investments. He holds his LEED AP designation and has earned his Masters in Public Policy and MBA in Marketing from the University of Maryland. Liberty, as a pioneer of high-performance, green building development, has over 100 buildings either LEED certified or registered with the intent to certify, and more than 140 ENERGY STAR certified buildings. This commitment has earned Liberty the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for the last four years.Liberty Property Trust is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom, through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty’s 105 million square foot portfolio includes 729 properties which provide office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities to 1,700 tenants.