Luke Apicella has nearly ten years of impact investing experience. As a manager with Prudential Impact Investments, he is responsible for the origination and asset management activities to grow the portfolio to $1 billion. He covers numerous relationships, industries, private asset types, and impact objectives. Luke serves on the boards and/or committees for several portfolio companies including a Real Estate Investment Trust, a Community Development Finance Institution, and a local start-up. His signature transactions include a state tax credit fund for solar farm developments, a co- investment with a leading private equity fund in a high growth sustainable consumer goods company, and a next vintage investment in the top performing affordable housing private equity fund. Luke started his career with Prudential and soon after became an analyst with Impact Investments responsible for the portfolio management activities including valuation, forecasting, and reporting. Luke has degrees in sustainability management from Columbia University (MS), finance from New York University (MBA), and entrepreneurship from Syracuse University (BS).