Rebecca Karp

Karp Strategies

CEO and Founding Principal

Fellow since 2018

Rebecca Karp is CEO and Founding Principal of Karp Strategies, a NYC-based WBE/DBE/SBE consulting firm specializing in urban planning, community-economic development, real estate advisory, and public policy. Dedicated to building stronger communities, economies, and cities, Rebecca founded the firm following a decade of experience as a trusted advisor in policy, program management, and operations across sectors including at the NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. Rebecca and Karp Strategies lead catalytic projects that unlock the potential of smarter cities and their economies to help people and organizations thrive. Rebecca is a proud alumna of MIT, the Coro Leadership New York Program, and the NYU Stern School of Business Interise Program. She advises Smart Cities Atlanta Expo, Open House New York, the Regional Plan Association's New York State Committee, is a member of the New York Building Congress, CoreNet, APA, and IEDC, and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University.