Emily Benedict

Nashville Metro Council, District 7

Emily will continue to be an important voice for equality on the Nashville Metro Council!


Emily has lived in East Nashville since 1999, with over 15 years in Inglewood, Gra-Mar Acres, and Porter Heights. She is happily married to her wife, Jess, and they currently live in North Inglewood.

Emily received her B.A. from Western Michigan University. She currently works in real estate, where she helps individuals buy and sell residential property throughout middle Tennessee. Through the Greater Nashville Realtor Association, she serves on the Affordable Housing Committee, which helps connect potential homebuyers to programs and education. She has served on the Boards of the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Nashville Pride, and the Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council.

She is committed to making sure everyone’s voice is heard and serving the residents of District 7 with smart solutions for change and growth while maintaining our city’s rich history.

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