Joshua Schuster '23 C-Suite Advisor Since 2023

Chairman, CEO and Co-founder | Solarback USA


A leader in both real estate development and strategic initiatives delivering sustainable outcomes, Joshua Schuster has completed more than $2.3 billion in real estate projects, representing over 3.2 million square feet of mixed-use residential, retail, affordable, and hospitality projects. His accomplishments include 67 Livingston, a condo turned rental conversion in Brooklyn Heights 50 Clinton, a boutique condo development 75 Kenmare, a luxury condominium designed in partnership with Lenny Kravitz. As a real estate developer, Schuster incorporated green and energy efficient design throughout his multibillion-dollar portfolio. As such, Schuster spearheads strategic direction for the company with a focus on positioning various vertical markets ensuring our strategic global partners and their respective investments yield the desired results. Schuster has been responsible for creating a state-wide industry leading 11 MW pipeline of contracted, utility scale, solar projects in Florida. This portfolio includes many of the largest commercial solar projects in Florida on the roofs of several million square feet. Schuster also assists in the review of and the implementation of statewide renewable energy policy through his memberships in the American Solar Energy Society, the Solar Energy Industries Association and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is the youngest board member to sit on the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College and is a member of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Urban Land Institute, and the New York Private Equity Network.

In addition to being an energy entrepreneur advancing a more inclusive green economy, Schuster focuses on social impact and is an active philanthropist who, amongst his many societal contributions, co-created the Bicol Clinic Foundation, a non-profit that constructs medical clinics in developing countries, Six Wa||s, an NFT-based philanthropic platform Brix & Meta, a web3 platform that supports cross-category interaction.

Thought Leadership By Joshua:

How Office Owners Can Find Something New Under the Sun

Commercial property owners can use solar panels for a passive income stream that is also eco-friendly
By Joshua Schuster | Solarback USA