Cara Eisenpress is the features editor at The Real Deal. Until recently, she was senior reporter at Crain’s New York Business, where she covered beats ranging from restaurants and small business to tech and the economy. Her stories range from narrative deep dives to data-driven investigations, and she freely shares sources, ideas and contacts with students. She has taught Covering New York City Business & Economy since 2018. A lifelong New Yorker, Cara graduated from CUNY Newmark in 2012.