Capital Improvement Project Manager
City of Santa Monica
As Sustainable Building Manager for the City of Santa, Joel Cesare implements programs and policies that contribute to the City’s long-term sustainability goals. He was recently appointed Project Director of what will be the world’s largest, and first municipal Living Building Challenge project. Building Design & Construction Magazine selected Joel for its 2017 40 Under 40 list. USGBC-LA awarded Joel with the inaugural “First in the World” acknowledgement for his work spearheading Santa Monica’s zero-net energy ordinance. Joel has a Masters in Environmental Science & Management from the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara, specializing in Economics of the Environment.