Steve Schauer

Managing Director
KeyBanc Capital Markets

Mr. Schauer leads the Boston team of KeyBanc Capital Markets (KBCM) Utility, Power and Renewable Energy Practice. Mr. Schauer brings more than 26 years of energy finance experience for public and private companies, originating, executing and managing M&A transactions and complex capital raises. Prior to joining KeyBanc Capital Markets, Mr. Schauer was President & CEO of Westerly Wind, a wind power developer owned by US Renewables Group.  Previously, Mr. Schauer was Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at First Wind, a mid-sized independent wind power developer, owner and operator. There he was responsible for raising project finance, tax equity and corporate debt capital and managing treasury operations. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Solar Development and Assistant Treasurer at NextEra Energy, focusing on solar development projects in the southwest region of the U.S. and managing a team of professionals responsible for raising project finance and corporate debt capital. Before joining NextEra,

Mr. Schauer spent 12 years as an energy banker at Bank of America and BTM Capital Corporation. Mr. Schauer earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Willamette University and Master of Business Administration degree from Boston College.