Sam Lissner is a Principal of Ridgewood Infrastructure. He has private equity investment experience in water, power, and energy.

Prior to joining Ridgewood, Sam focused on investments in distributed power at Kohl Partners. During his master’s studies, Sam worked on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mobile Sources Team and in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Sam received his A.B. from Harvard University, where he concentrated in Middle East Studies. He earned a M.S. from New York University focused on energy and environmental policy, and he received a MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Sam is a member of the Board of Advisors of NYU’s Center for Global Affairs, where he also teaches a graduate-level course on Energy Finance.