Director of Development

About The Company

Syncarpha Capital is a New York based private equity firm with a “green” conscience, dedicated to developing, owning and operating solar photovoltaic (“PV”) and energy storage systems throughout the United States. The firm is focused on breaking down barriers to deliver a sustainable, clean energy future for the communities we serve.

By joining Syncarpha, you will not only be working with a driven Senior Management team who are highly tenured, but you will also have the opportunity to be mentored by some of the most experienced people in the business. The team also consists of vibrant thinkers, who create an alive social environment where people really enjoy coming to work.

Who We Are

– New York City based clean energy firm operating since 2009
– Dynamic, growing organization committed to renewable energy development and management
– Developed and built over 180 MWs of solar plants across the US
– Operating projects in MA, ME, NJ, NY, NC, SC, NV, VT, AZ

Director of Development

The Director of Development will lead the development efforts for solar projects across multiple markets in the United States. The Director of Development will be responsible for managing projects through the various stages of development from early-stage through commercial operation. The role will be dynamic and entrepreneurial, working with various partners, developers, utilities, internal groups and community stakeholders. The ability to communicate effectively while coordinating with external and internal resources to manage projects to successful completion is imperative.


  • Coordinate and manage the site control, interconnection, permitting and program application processes.
  • Manage multiple projects and coordinate work efforts with other team members and third-party consultants.
  • Execute on the development of projects in the pipeline.
  • Lead development team strategy in specific markets, including program assessment, site origination, project management, and execution.
  • Support the due diligence, project review and screening process for acquisitions and co-development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with analysts, engineers, finance, legal, and clients to develop viable project investment opportunities.
  • Conduct scenario analysis to identify and mitigate project related technical, regulatory and finance risks.
  • Manage, develop and review financial models, development budgets and schedules.
  • Prepare written reports and presentations for executive management.
  • Gather market intelligence and continuously strive to be an industry leading thinker.

Desired Skills and Experience Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience developing distributed solar projects (1-10 MWs).
  • Experience developing small utility-scale projects is a plus.
  • Ability to originate, manage, and execute the full development lifecycle for a solar or solar/storage project.
  • Experience managing the interconnection process.
  • Experience dealing with customer offtake and power purchase agreements a plus.
  • Experience managing a team to achieve exceptional results.
  • Understanding of the environmental and utility regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of energy markets preferred, including ISO, RTO’s, and vertically integrated utilities.
  • Experience building and managing development budgets and processes.
  • Strong math and computer skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel, Project, and Word.
  • Four-year college degree preferred.
  • Must have full legal authorization to work in the US which does not require sponsorship.

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Craig Colligan
Phone: (949) 307-7980
Email: [email protected]

New York, NY (Hybrid)

What We Provide
Salary: Starting at $155k
  • Competitive market salary
  • Performance driven bonus pool
  • Employee ownership plan
  • Flexible paid-time-off policy
  • Retirement savings plan matching program (401K)
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

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Syncarpha operates with a top-tier team that is poised to continue driving the Company’s growth in each stage of a project’s lifecycle. If you’re interested in joining our team and would like to learn more about available job openings, please get in touch with us by filling out this form.

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Employee Testimonials

Our team members' experiences working at Syncarpha

    Milli P

    Managing Partner at Rosemawr Sustainable Infrastructure Management

    "Syncarpha is a longstanding, proven project developer, sponsor, and operator with industry-leading expertise in shared community solar projects, including customer acquisition and management. We are excited to help bring this portfolio to fruition as we continue to execute on our sustainable infrastructure investment deployment strategy with best in-class development and operating partners such as Syncarpha."

      Judson S

      Gloucester Township Mayor

      "We are extremely excited to break ground on the GEMS Solar Park. This joint project with Syncarpha Capital will bring about 4.5 MW of clean sustainable energy produced in Gloucester Township. I'm thrilled to see what had been one-of-the-worst-polluted superfund sites in the country in the 1980s becoming the shining beacon of renewable energy source in our town."

        Megan W

        Associate editor of Solar Power World

        "Land arrangements like these will help Maine to achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standard goal of securing 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050."

          Hans C

          Associate editor of Solar Power World

          "Land arrangements like these will help Maine to achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standard goal of securing 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050."

            Steve H

            Associate editor of Solar Power World

            "Land arrangements like these will help Maine to achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standard goal of securing 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050."

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