Co-Founder and Managing Principal
Mr. Sabbagh is primarily responsible for assessing new opportunities as well as overseeing the development process of the projects. Prior to founding Community Power Partners Mr. Sabbagh through his Matrix Development, LLC, was a developer of primarily luxury residential properties in downtown Manhattan. Prior to his work with Matrix Development LLC, Mr. Sabbagh was Managing Principal of Matrix Real Estate Advisors, LLC which deployed approximately $170M in distressed real estate debt during the 2009-2011 recession. Before the Matrix Companies, Mr. Sabbagh was Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Global Crossing, Ltd., where he developed and implemented a restructuring plan for the firm’s 700-property telecom portfolio in 2001. Prior to joining Global Crossing, Mr. Sabbagh was Director of Development for Colony Capital, LLC from 1994 until 2000. In this role he was responsible for the execution of residential and hotel development in the Eastern United States, Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean, including both oversight of Colony’s joint venture partners and developing projects within Colony. Mr. Sabbagh received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1988 and is a graduate of the Entrepreneur Program.
Michael E. Mollin
Co-Founder Director, Business Development
Mr. Mollin is responsible for seeking new opportunities for Community Power Partners, LLC. This includes sourcing potential projects as well as sourcing the purchasers of power in the form of either ESCOs, Community based groups or individual subscribers for the community solar business. Mr Mollin spent the prior eight years as the Director of Business Development for MEMO-Sunshine, LLC, one of the leading solar developers in the New York Tri-State region. Previously, Mr. Mollin worked at several Wall Street investment firms, including Smith Barney, Lehman Brothers, UBS and Tradition Energy (or a predecessor firm to some of the foregoing). Mr. Mollin has extensive practical experience in renewable energy project financing, structuring, permitting and construction. Mr. Mollin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College, School of Communications (1989).