Ken Becker is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ecogysolar a privately held merchant solar energy company established to design, build, finance, own, and maintain solar PV systems for large non-profit institutions, corporations, and governmental entities. Ecogysolar provides a total design/build and ownership structure and takes a project from design through construction and operation and maintenance.
Mr. Becker is also the Founder and President of Becker Capital and Finance, a securities advisory firm that provides structuring advice on both taxable and tax-exempt debt issuances. Becker Capital has been an advisor on over $3 billion of debt offerings since its founding in 2008.
Prior to founding both Ecogy and Becker Capital and Finance, Mr. Becker was a Director for Citigroup Global Markets Inc. where he was a senior member of the Project Finance and the Structured Finance Groups. During his 25-year tenure at Citigroup he was responsible for the issuance of over $35 billion of project financings. Mr. Becker received 2 Institutional Investor Deal of the Year Award Nominations and an award from the National Conference of Mayors for the Most Innovative Housing Financing of the year
Prior to his employment at Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Mr. Becker worked at every level of government, city, county, state, and federal. He worked for a Mayor where he developed urban planning policies centered on public safety, urban design, transportation, and the economic infrastructure of the City. At the County level he was responsible for all Policy. During his tenure at the federal level, Mr. Becker was a Presidential appointee in the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Finally Mr. Becker ended his governmental career as a Presidential appointee working in the White House.
Mr. Becker was honored to receive the Distinguished Service award from the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the President of the University Of Delaware.
Mr. Becker received a master’s degree in Urban Policy with a minor in Economics from the University of Delaware.