Frank Martino

Frank is the Vice-President of Operations at Columbia University where he is accountable for providing a full range of facilities services to the University, including comprehensive building maintenance and repair; renovation, faculty and student housing; custodial; physical plant; and energy management.  Frank leads a team of over 860 employees, providing services to over 14 million square feet of facilities.

Previously Frank had a 15 year career in Healthcare Facilities, most recently as Director of Engineering at New York Presbyterian Hospital.  There he worked on the development and construction of an extensive $4M chiller plant upgrade and a +$30M onsite cogeneration system, the first of its kind to be interconnected to ConEdison's Manhattan power grid.  Frank has also served as Director of Critical Infrastructure Solutions for a consulting firm, Power Management Concepts.  In this role, Frank served the needs of multiple mission critical clients with engineering and technology solutions.

In 2010, Frank became the President of the New York Energy Consumers Council and has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences on the topic of energy management and efficiency within institutional environments.  He has authored technical articles on cogeneration for industry trade publications and he brings this expertise as well as proficiency in critical infrastructure systems to Columbia University.

He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University and holds an MBA from Fordham University.