Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Richter Sustainability Keynote

SUNY Potsdam and the Sustainability Speaker Series is Proud to Present Mike Richter, for his keynote, "Improving Building Performance and the Health of the Planet" on Tuesday, April 1st at 7pm in Maxcy Hall Ice Arena (SUNY Potsdam).

Join Mike Richter as he discusses his professional athletic career with the New York Rangers as an elite goal tender, and his current venture as an environmental leader for the corporate and non-profit sector. His company, Healthy Planet Partners, offers solutions to reducing our carbon footprint through the application of renewable energy technologies, contributing to a healthier, more sustainable planet.

The Lecture is Free and Open to the Public.


Mike enjoyed a successful 15 year professional athletic career for the New York Rangers where he was a three time NHL All-Star and Stanley Cup Champion. Mr. Richter represented the United States on numerous international competitions including three Olympic teams, earning Silver in 2002.

After retiring from the NHL, Mr. Richter enrolled in Yale University and received his degree in Ethics, Politics, and Economics with a concentration in Environmental Policy. In 2007 he helped found Environmental Capital Partners, a $100M Private Equity Fund focusing on resource efficiency.

Mike's current venture, Healthy Planet Partners, finances and manages the deployment of renewable energy technologies and energy saving retrofits for commercial facilities of all sizes in order to reduce both their operating costs and ecological footprint.