Edgar Carrere
Senior Real Estate Project Manager
Cruz Development Corporation

Edgar Carrere is senior real estate project manager for Cruz Development Corporation overseeing all facets of the development process from project inception to construction and rent-up. Prior to joining Cruz, Edgar served as housing finance program director for the State of Louisiana and deputy director of housing for the City of New Orleans, coordinating hundreds of millions of dollars in housing supports for vulnerable residents. He holds an in-depth knowledge of low-income housing programs, community development initiatives, and other programs that help residents in need. At Cruz, Edgar also manages project acquisition, evaluation of environmental impact, architectural design, zoning and contract negotiations. He also represents the owner with city and state regulatory agencies, law firms, community groups and lending institutions. Edgar prepares financing proposals for development projects and reviews contractors’ applications. He received his Masters and Bachelors degrees from Xavier University.