Robyn Field ’86

AB, MA; Los Angeles, California

A person with long brown hair, glasses, and a dark sleeveless dress smiles at the viewer. The person is standing in front of a dark green bush.

Robyn Field is a director of Field Family Real Estate and a principal of NSB Associates, Inc., a commercial property development and management company based in Los Angeles, California. Robyn received an AB in History from Vassar College in 1986, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and awarded a Maguire Fellowship for the study of the humanities in Western Europe. With her fellowship award, she studied at the Architectural Association in London, focusing on history and theory of Architecture. She returned to Los Angeles to complete her MA in Architecture from UCLA, specializing in gendered patronage studies, and went on to teach History and Theory of Architecture, before joining her family’s real estate company.

My six-word story

“Sunshine & books & coffee & family & friends = bliss.”

Robyn is a volunteer with The Assistance League of Los Angeles, a non-profit organization serving foster and homeless children in Los Angeles County. Currently, Robyn serves on the board of the Women’s Guild at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, on the advisory board of UCLA: School of the Arts and Architecture, as a member of The Chairman’s Council of New-York Historical Society, as a co-chair of the Parent Leadership Council of Columbia College, and on the board of trustees of Vassar College. Additionally, Robyn is a director of The Eris & Larry Field Family Foundation. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Anthony O’Carroll, and their two daughters, Ibby and Kate.