Emma brings strategic thinking and service excellence to real estate. As a former corporate lawyer and lifelong Calgarian, she knows what it takes to give her clients the most professional real estate experience possible.
Because of her training and experience as a lawyer, Emma understands both the emotional and commercial complexities of any real estate deal. She will always work to ensure that your home purchase and/or sale will be handled with precision, patience, and discipline.
Emma believes strongly in the brand promise of Charles Real Estate and has been instrumental in the development of the culture and core approach of Charles. We believe that everyone deserves to have an utmost professional in their corner and access to the most beautiful and effective marketing tools available. We focus on making sure our clients feel taken care of and properly advised. We believe everyone deserves fancy service.
Emma has consistently demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the City of the Calgary and the communities she works in. She was President and Co-Founder of the organization the Calgary River Communities Action Group. The CRCAG was a citizens’ advocacy group founded in response to the devastating floods of 2013. CRCAG is solution-oriented and provides feedback and guidance to all levels of government as they create policy and build infrastructure to help the Calgary become a resilient city. Emma has held senior political staff positions. Responsibilities included stakeholder relations, strategic policy development, issues management and public affairs.
Emma has served on school councils, and volunteered with the YWCA of Calgary, the Glenbow Museum, and created and coordinated several events dedicated to poverty reduction and international justice issues. As a mother of two active kids, if she’s not driving around to see her clients, she’s probably on her was to hockey rinks, soccer pitches, school plays, basketball games and ski hills.
Emma received both her Bachelor of Arts in English and her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Calgary. She articled in Vancouver at Farris, Vaughan, Wills and Murphy before returning to Calgary. Emma was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2000 and to the Alberta Bar in 2002.