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Melissa Berardi

Director, CBRE
Director for CBRE’s Design Collective Sustainability Consulting team, Melissa Berardi is responsible for managing the entire sustainability objectives for her clients throughout each real estate phase of projects, she provides technical and strategic oversight and due diligence to design and construction teams to ensure proper implementation of sustainability goals. Currently, Melissa also develops and executes global portfolio strategies for clients in alignment with carbon accounting, Net Zero goals, GRESB reporting, ESG strategies as well as third-party sustainability certification frameworks. Melissa leads a team of subject matter experts across North America to support integrated sustainability consulting. Melissa has led projects on the local, national, and international level and has experience working with a wide variety of clients including corporate, financial, higher education, design, and governmental. Prior to joining CBRE, Melissa spent sixteen years embedded in the architecture and engineering industry where she managed the Sustainability initiatives for clients and provided training and education to architects, building owners and property managers.