Melanie Brent Carrera

Vice President, Business Development,
MacKenzie Management Company
MacKenzie Multifamily Management


Melanie works with MacKenzie’s leadership team to uncover new business opportunities and develop strategic relationships with property owners and asset managers, expanding upon the firm’s nine million square feet of properties managed. She also establishes and maintains ongoing client relationships and partners with the firm’s property managers and marketing department to create and implement brand awareness and business strategies.

Melanie has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining MacKenzie, she worked for Savills where she was part of the team that opened the firm’s Baltimore Office and oversaw operations, client services, and marketing. She also held positions at Colliers International where she provided direction to clients on developing and executing business plans and assisted agents with leasing and sales efforts, and Manekin, LLC, and KLNB, Inc. where she formulated public relations and branding strategies as director of their marketing departments.

Melanie serves on the Awards of Excellence committee for NAIOP Maryland. She is an affiliate member of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) where she serves on the Beacon Awards committee. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Lee University.


Melanie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University.