OLIVER T. CARR, JR., CHAIRMAN
Oliver T. Carr, Jr. oversees strategic planning and operation of Carr Companies as well as being a source of unflagging inspiration, having been a key figure in the development and rebirth of the nation's capital.
As the Founder of The Oliver Carr Company (1962) and CarrAmerica (1993), Mr. Carr has developed over 11 million square feet of office, retail, residential and hotel properties in the Washington, DC region and managed 26.3 million square feet of commercial space in 12 markets across the country.
An inductee of the Washington Business Hall of Fame, Mr. Carr is also Chairman Emeritus of George Washington University’s Board of Trustees, former Chairman of the Greater Washington Board of Trade and a former Trustee of the Federal City Council. In addition to Carr Hospitality and Carr City Centers, Mr. Carr is Founder and Chairman of Carr Workplaces, a national workplace solutions company, and Carr Community Foundation (previously known as Rising Stars), 501(c) (3) Private Foundation dedicated to the support of organizations which help “at-risk” children succeed in their education and their community. In 2016, he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Urban Land Institute.