Branch Vice President
Rachel Carter, Branch Vice President
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
As head of Coldwell Banker's flagship Old Town Alexandria office, Rachel Carter is responsible for overseeing all operations and managing a loyal, dedicated team of approximately 100 agents. Her ongoing focus is to optimize client service, fuel business growth, and enhance the branch's reputation as a premier brokerage in the metro area. Rachel’s proven hands-on managerial style is also highly effective in the areas of recruiting and educating the finest local talent, helping agents build their skills and their business, and streamlining all transactions that come through the office to ensure outstanding results.
Rachel began her career with Coldwell Banker at the firm's Alexandria, VA office in 2007. She was named Rookie of the Year in 2008 and subsequently earned numerous awards for her exemplary sales performance. After completing a prestigious company management program, Rachel was invited to advance her career and apply her skills as Branch Vice President at the prominent Georgetown office. Since taking over that office, she improved its profitability and the per agent production rates. Rachel also serves on the President’s Advisory Council, on the Board of the CB Cares Foundation, the NRT Southeast Region’s Independent Contractor Advisory Committee and other Mid-Atlantic committees. She also serves on the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors’ Grievance Committee.
Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Rachel graduated Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor degree in International Studies and Government. She additionally holds a Masters in National Security Studies from Georgetown University. After working in government for a congressman and a congressional committee, Rachel honed her managerial and business development experience in the corporate and consulting environments in the engineering and environmental sectors. She has lived and worked in the D.C. area for over 28 years.
Personally, Rachel enjoys the vibrant culinary and arts scene in Alexandria and DC, and is active in her community as a former Board Member of the Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce and other civic associations, and is a member of the Georgetown Business Association.