Rachel Toker has more than 18 years of experience in commercial and multi-family real estate development and transactions, public-private partnerships, the revitalization of underserved urban areas, and sustainability initiatives, including the development of environmentally-friendly residential and commercial uses.

Rachel represents private real estate developers, landlords, corporate tenants, equity investors, governmental and quasi-governmental entities, and nonprofit organizations. Rachel founded Urban Ecosystem Restorations, a nonprofit urban land trust, focused on working with landowners, developers and homeowner associations to include restored natural landscapes on urban properties in order to enhance property value and landscape performance.  Rachel is a LEED accredited professional and a Certified Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional. She is also a Lecturer in the Masters of Professional Studies – Real Estate Program at Georgetown University, teaching on the topics of real estate law and sustainable development.

Previously in her career, Rachel provided legal and consulting services to the Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County, Maryland. She also worked in the Office of Chief Counsel in the Economic Development Administration (within the United States Department of Commerce); was in-house counsel for the Anacostia Waterfront Corporation, a Washington DC instrumentality tasked with implementing the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative Framework Plan (a US$10 billion plan that included the redevelopment of the Capitol Riverfront, Southwest Waterfront, Poplar Point, and key locations within Wards 7 and 8 of the City); and was an attorney in the Real Estate Section of the Office of the Attorney General for Washington DC. Rachel began her career in the Real Estate Practice Group of a top-tier, international law firm in Washington DC.