Josh Cornfeld

Vice President

Meet Josh Cornfeld

Josh Cornfeld is a Vice President responsible for executing M&A and private placement engagements in the renewable energy and power sectors, conducting due diligence and supporting Marathon Capital's relationship management responsibilities.


Josh has advised on numerous high-profile solar transactions including the sale of sPower, the largest independent solar developer, owner and operator in the U.S., to the AES Corporation and AIMCo, the sale of Heelstone Energy’s 194 MW operating solar portfolio to Sammons Renewable Energy and a 100 MW project equity capital raise for Soltage. Josh is also the lead author of several Marathon Capital White Papers, including The Future of the YieldCo and The Solar Securitization Opportunity.


Prior to joining Marathon, Josh worked as a Summer Associate at GTM Research, the leading provider of market intelligence for the solar industry, where he analyzed the impact of proposed state-level solar policies on industry competitiveness. Josh was also awarded a Dow Sustainability Fellowship, for which he conducted a project on valuing solar energy in Michigan for the Michigan Public Service Commission. Prior to business school, Mr. Cornfeld was a Hamilton Fellow at the U.S. Treasury Department.

Mr. Cornfeld graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Economics and a concurrent Master of Environmental Studies. Mr. Cornfeld also completed his MBA at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business where he graduated with High Distinction. Mr. Cornfeld holds his Series 63 and 79 licenses.