Contact Us

Atlanta Emerging Markets, Inc. is eager to hear about any potential projects that may be a fit for our programs.

We are especially interested in projects that focus on holistic community development initiatives, create jobs, or increase access to medical services, education, or healthy foods in low-income areas. If you would like additional information on any of our programs please contact us.


Our Staff

Stephen McRae


Stephen McRae

As President of Atlanta Emerging Markets, Inc. (AEMI), Stephen oversees AEMI’s $258 million New Markets Tax Credits portfolio, directs the organization’s strategic vision, and manages innovative lending programs that create jobs and revitalize communities in Atlanta.

Previously, Stephen served as the Vice President of AEMI and the Manager of Investment Services at Invest Atlanta. In this capacity, he managed public-private partnerships to facilitate the City’s foreign investment and energy financing efforts, including the creation of an EB-5 Foreign Direct Investment program, a $500 million Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) fund, and a $8 million Westside TAD (or TIF) Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge grant program. In addition, he launched Invest Atlanta’s Opportunity Zone efforts and strategy.

Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago, as well as a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Request Intake Application