Seattle -- Paladino and Co., a sustainability and green building consulting firm, has acquired green building consulting firm S.D. Keppler & Associates, Rockville, Md. The two firms have joined to establish a comprehensive consulting offering focused on elevating the prominence and impact of green real estate programs within business.
The acquisition combines Paladino’s green building technical analysis leadership and real estate portfolio optimization expertise with S.D. Keppler’s signature building and advanced commissioning capabilities.
Paladino will retain its headquarters office in Seattle under the direction of Tom Paladino, who will now serve as CEO. Steve Keppler has been appointed president, reporting to Paladino, and will manage the DC office and other East Coast regional business.
The company expects to increase staff levels over next 12 months in response to growth driven by new client wins, including a recent contract awarded by The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) to help create more sustainable embassy buildings worldwide.