Peter Scarpelli joined the CBRE’s Global Corporate Services (GCS) organization based in Chicago. In this position, he will lead the firm's Ggobal energy and sustainability services, assisting CBRE account teams and clients with identifying and implementing portfolio-wide energy reduction, alternative energy and cost savings initiatives. Previously, Scarpelli was a business development manager at Schneider Electric, where as a member of the Demand Response Resource Center, he was responsible for identifying and developing smart grid and demand response opportunities in the US and global markets. He joined Schneider Electric in July 2008 when RETX, a demand response firm he helped create in April 2000, was acquired by Schneider Electric. In December 2009, Schneider Electric awarded Scarpelli, and the team he led, a “One Trophy” for the development of an innovative smart grid strategy.