LI-GEO Board of Directors

John Franceschina, P.E., President

John is the Senior Manager for Lockheed Martin’s Energy Efficiency and Demand Response program for PSEG Long Island. This program provides rebates and incentives for PSEG Long Island’s 1.1M commercial and residential customers. In this capacity, he is responsible for achieving 54MW+ annually of peak electric load reduction with a $75M+ annual budget. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and an MBA in Banking and Finance from Dowling College. He is also the president of the New York Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO).

PSEG Long Island/Lockheed Martin
395 North Service Road, STE 409
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: (516) 660-3049

Zachary Fink, Vice President

Zachary Fink is the lead Geothermal Designer for ZBF Geothermal, LLC. At ZBF Geothermal, Zach specializes on high performance geothermal heating and cooling systems. He consults on/ designs and installs projects ranging for 1,500 square foot residential homes to 15 story rental building in New York City. Over the past six years, Zachary Fink, has installed or designed more than 250 geothermal heating and cooling systems. He is an  International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (ISGHPA) certified installer. As a founding member of LI-GEO he serves as the organizations Vice President, chairs the Educational Committees and co-chars the Standards and Codes Committee.

Zachary Fink
ZBF Geothermal, LLC
667 Larkfield Road
Commack, NY 11725
Office: (516) 992-5566
Cell: (631) 921-7212

John Rhyner, PG, LEED AP, Treasurer

John Rhyner is a licensed Professional Geologist and is now Director of Sustainable Energy Group at P.W. Grosser Consulting. John has worked in the environmental and geothermal consulting field for 27 years. He has a BA in Geology from Dartmouth College. A founding member of LIGEO, he chairs the Standards and Codes Committee.

P.W. Grosser Consulting
630 Johnson Avenue, Suite 7
Bohemia, NY
Phone: (631) 589-6353 Cell: (516) 250-9765

Patricia Posillico, Member

Patricia Posillico represents Posillico, an industry leader in civil construction in the tri-state area, at networking events. Licensed in commercial real estate with Rock Capital Real Estate, she recently founded Blue Vision Realty LLC, a company assisting property owners improve their real estate’s energy efficiency and profitability. Patricia is involved in numerous non-profit organizations in addition to LI-GEO and USGBC.

1750 New Highway
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone: (631) 249-1872 Cell: (516) 322-0539

Neil Rosen, AIA, LEED AP BD + C, CHFM, EDAC, Member

Neil Rosen is the Director of Sustainable Development at North Shore LIJ Health System. He has 28 years’ experience in Healthcare Project Management.

He is chairman of the USGBC Water Efficiency Technical Advisory Group, a voting member of USGBC Technical Committee, on the Board of Directors, USGBC, Long Island Chapter and chairman of the USGBC, Long Island Chapter, Healthcare Committee.

North Shore LIJ Health System
600 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
Phone: (516)-734-3026 Fax: (516)-706-1368