Sara Neff is the Senior Vice President, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC). Neff creates and executes the sustainability strategy, from capital allocation and financial modeling to environmental audits and certifications, for KRC’s 14.4 million square feet of stabilized office space and 200 residential units, in addition to the 1.2 million square feet of office and 237 residential units currently in development. In four years, Neff took KRC from having no sustainability program to being named the #1 office real estate company in North America on sustainability by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark for four years running, and the company is now one of only three American real estate companies to be listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. At KRC, she has reduced portfolio-wide energy consumption by 15% and water by 13%, executed deals for 5.5 MW of solar installations and 11 MWh of battery installations and created KRC’s award-winning green leasing program. Neff received her MBA with honors from Columbia Business School and her BS with honors in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.