Jim Slattery is the President at Original Energy. Jim has worked for Stuyvesant Fuel/Energy Corp and Original Consumers Heating Oil Corp as sales manager, VP of Sales and now President since 1988. Jim is involved with many charities, a few being: Community Mainstreaming Associates, Project to Cure, The Lead the Way Fund for Army Rangers & Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Jim is a graduate of SUNY Brockport. A New York City native, Jim and his wife, Donna have been married for over 27 years and have children, Sean a 2013 Graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and Lauren a sophomore studying business at Iona College.
Vice President of Sales
Anthony has more than 10 years of experience in the energy industry. Before joining our team, he worked as a sales manager for Stuyvesant Fuel, bringing in new accounts for both natural gas and heating oil. Anthony uses that experience and knowledge to good effect at Original Energy, where he handles both new accounts for natural gas and oil-to-gas conversions. When he’s not working, he enjoys being with his family and coaching his children in football and lacrosse. Anthony is also a college football official.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Christine’s background includes working in property management for the venerable Brown Harris Stevens real estate firm in Manhattan. She is also skilled in Information Technology and worked as a computer trainer for Apple. At Original Energy, her varied tasks include office management, sales presentations and in-house marketing. Christine also helps oversee hundreds of oil-to-gas conversions each year. Christine takes pride in the accomplishments of her four children and counts photography as one of her favorite hobbies.
Director of Operations
Ken comes to Original Energy with 37 years of utility experience, with more than 25 of those years focused on natural gas through engineering, project management, and construction responsibilities. Also included were the responsibilities of managing the energy efficiency programs for commercial and large industrial customers within the territories of the utility. Ken spent the last three years prior to coming to Original Energy working as a manager in a consultant firm with a focus on the NYC Local Law 43, working with both residential and commercial property decision makers along with the many trades on the conversions of building’s heating systems to the cleanest fuels.
Ken has several degrees, including a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Energy Management.
Managing Director, Lighting
Darren joins us with over 15 years of commercial real estate service experience. He has successfully launched two companies within the industry. Before joining our team, Darren served as the VP of Special Projects for Platinum Maintenance, where he oversaw two operating divisions.
Darren is involved in a number of charities including the Kids for Kids Foundation and the Torch Foundation. He is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Connecticut. Darren and his wife Shari have two sons, Jake and Bradley.
Director of Financial Services
Mr. Riley’s professional tenure spans over twenty-one years in financial services and the wholesale mortgage market representing notable firms such as, GE Capital Mortgage Services, GMAC Mortgage and First Franklin Financial/National City Bank on both a regional and national basis. As a senior level manager, Mr. Riley has had the task of creating sales infrastructures, overseeing strategic partnerships, increasing efficiency and boosting productivity. In his management capacity, Mr. Riley has developed a strong network of relationships that engage in private banking, PE, structured finance and alternative investments. Focus throughout his career has been in the area of sales & marketing, business development, coaching & leadership, process improvement and project management.
Inside Sales Manager
A graduate of Lehigh University with a B.S. in Business and Economics, David worked as an account executive in computer services and micrographics services before joining Robison Oil in 1990. In 1995, he began managing commercial sales for Robison throughout Westchester and Putnam counties. Today, as the Insides Sales Manager for Original Energy, David’s tasks include tracking and analyzing daily oil prices; overseeing customer service requests for commercial clients, new accounts and retention accounts. David and his wife, Lorraine are long-time residents of White Plains and have two grown sons.
Senior Managing Director
Marc is an energy industry veteran who spent the first half of his career managing multifamily residential apartment houses and 20 years ago decided to join Stuyvesant Energy selling various energy products to meet the needs of the commercial market. Stuyvesant was sold in 2008 to a fortune 100 company and Marc joined the team – recently Marc chose to join Original Energy as an executive enabling him to better serve his customers’ needs on a more personal and advisory driven relationship.
Marc is an avid golfer, involved with many local charities including the Sid Jacobson JCC and a benefactor to the University of Michigan Athletic department. Marc and his wife reside on the North Shore of Long Island and enjoy many weekends with his 3 grown daughters.
Bill Sohmer is a veteran of the commodity energy sales industry, having history with Original dating back to 1994 before it was transferred to Stuyvesant Fuel. Bill continued with that new entity until it was acquired by Hess. Not so long upon the relaunch of Original Energy Bill was back in familiar surroundings.
Bill currently lives in Long Beach, LI and has a big family with 4 brothers and sisters. Bill has a son Steven, a graduate of Albany and is currently in Law School.
Feel free to ask Bill to join you for a weekend escape as he’s an avid Skier as well as a big music lover (blues & classic rock), and season ticket holder for Rangers and Giants.
Co-Director of Financial Services
Brian was previously an Assistant Vice President in the Real Estate Capital Markets group at Wells Fargo Bank, underwriting over $2.0B of commercial real estate debt. Before joining Wells Fargo, Brian had 5 years of experience as an energy efficiency and renewable energy consultant, with stints at Energetics, Inc. as well as in running his own consulting practice. Additionally, Brian was an acquisitions intern for Urban American and served as the inaugural Graduate Real Estate Fellow for Student Agencies. Brian is a graduate of the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate and received his BS in Economics from The Georgia Institute of Technology. Brian is a certified private pilot and enjoys cooking and alpine skiing.
Marco graduated from the Pforzheimer Honors College at Pace University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. Shortly after graduating from Pace in 2011, Marco worked for 2 years with a nonprofit organization helping people save their homes from foreclosures. At Original, Marco takes on various tasks as a sales analyst that range from completing detailed oil, electric, and natural gas analysis’ for customers, educating clients while walking them through the benefits of oil to natural gas conversions, and making sure all local laws are being complied with. He is always readily available for any update or question a client may have or need at anytime, and is more than happy to provide any extra help that is asked for.
Sales Analyst & Retail Pricing Coordinator
Brian is a graduate of the University of Delaware. As a Sales Analyst at Original, Brian works closely with various projects including oil to gas conversions and tracking pricing for gas and electricity. Additionally, Brian has worked on developing a website portal where customers can order oil, track projects and make payments online. When Brian is not working he enjoys spending time at his summer house swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding.