Emily Chen Carrera (B’88)

New York, NY

John Carroll Award


Emily Chen Carrera is chief of research at Olshan Realty and manages the Private Wealth Real Estate Services. She co-founded the Luxury Real Estate Report, a weekly real-time snapshot of the New York City residential real estate market, which became the industry standard and revolutionized how the market is analyzed and evaluated in real-time. The report is quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and online at Mansion Global, The Real Deal, Bloomberg, Crain’s, Business Insider, and Politico. Carrera was previously a vice president in Institutional Sales at Goldman Sachs and a Certified Public Accountant/senior consultant in the Capital Markets Group at PwC.

A former National Big Sister of the Year, Carrera sits on the National Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America as treasurer. She is president of the American Friends of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Carrera is also a director of the Beau Biden Foundation. She serves on the Women in Science Committee at Rockefeller University, the Creative Council at The Shed, and the Advisory Board of The Imagine Society.

A graduate of Georgetown University, Carrera is co-founder and executive producer of Stand Up For Georgetown, an evening of stand-up comedy to benefit the Georgetown Scholars Program. She served on the Board of Regents and the Advisory Board of the McDonough School of Business.