Team  |  Leadership

Katie Rothenberg

Vice President, Sustainability
& Innovation
Katie Rothenberg


2900 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042

Katie brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate and corporate sustainability experience to HITT. In her role as vice president of sustainability and innovation, Katie is responsible for all aspects of sustainability for the company. She directs the strategic development and implementation of HITT’s corporate responsibility program, infusing a triple bottom line approach into operations to ensure value and maximum impact. She leads the sustainable construction team, working collaboratively with project teams to further meet and exceed our Clients’ sustainability goals. Katie is also the driving force behind Co|Lab, HITT’s center for innovative research and development opportunities.

Prior to joining HITT, Katie was a member of the global energy and sustainability team at CBRE where she consulted with large national Clients on the creation and execution of programs to support corporate environmental goals. Katie created CBRE’s first LEED Volume certification program, and certified 46 office buildings encompassing more than 20 million square feet and 93 retail buildings using an industry leading program that was nominated for the CoreNet Global Innovator Award in 2014. Her sustainability career began at the U.S. Green Building Council headquarters in Washington, DC where she used her real estate expertise to drive acceptance and engagement in the green building movement nationally.

Awards and Honors
  • CBRE GCS Global Recognition Sustainability Award – 2014
  • University of Colorado at Boulder – Leeds School of Business
  • MBA, University of Denver – Daniels College of Business