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With over 5 decades of seasoned experience and strong relationships, Carter is able to move quickly, strategically and wisely in finding investment opportunities.

Experience and Achievements

  • Over $5 billion of assets acquired, repositioned, developed, or sold since 1958.
  • As managing member of two value-add real estate opportunity funds, Carter Real Estate Funds I and II and a number of individual assets, Carter has invested in over 25 assets with a capitalization of over $875 million since 2004.


Carter has partnered with some of the country's top financial institutions, equity partners and lenders. These include:

Investments Partners:

  • The Carlyle Group
  • Colonial Properties Trust
  • Fortress Investment Group
  • Greenfield Partners
  • Hunt Investment Management
  • Jamestown Properties
  • Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors
  • Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds
  • Nicol Investment Company
  • Pacific Coast Capital Partners
  • Piedmont Office Realty Trust
  • Property Investment Advisors (PIA)
  • USAA Real Estate Company


  • Atlantic Capital Bank
  • BB&T
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Heritage Bank
  • Huntington Bank
  • PNC Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • State Bank and Trust
  • SunTrust
  • Wells Fargo

Carter's depth of investment management experience creates a unique competitive advantage for our investment partners seeking to maximize asset performance.

For additional information, please contact Jim Shelton, Vice Chairman