In January 2008, Ted Carter assumed leadership of CBRE’s strategy to deliver real estate solutions to government and public sector clients in the U.S. In this role, he leads sales, marketing and business development for the Public Institutions and Education Solutions Group, based in Washington, DC. From 2005-2007, he served as CBRE’s South Florida market leader, where he was responsible for all lines of business for five offices and successfully expanded the company's marketplace penetration, branding and civic leadership, including the acquisition of Blackrock Property Advisors, a boutique retail investment sales firm. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Beacon Council.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Carter served as President and CEO of the quasi-public National Capital Revitalization Corporation (NCRC) in Washington, DC, which oversaw the award and development, of more than $1 billion of development projects, including: the master planning and management for the 50 acre SW Waterfront and Marina; DC USA, home to the first Target in the District of Columbia; renovation and expansion of the historic Tivoli Theater( Washington Business Journal 2004 Real Estate Deal of the Year); The National Urban League's Washington, DC headquarters; and seven other signature projects. NCRC received the District of Columbia Building Industry Association’s 2004 Achievement Award for these projects.
Mr. Carter has held senior positions in municipal operations and finance, legislative affairs and real estate and economic development in mayoral administrations in New York City, Newark, NJ and Washington, DC. From 1997-2000, Mr. Carter was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management Operations at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he had responsibility for real estate and capital assets, procurement, supplier diversity, business innovation and security/critical infrastructure among other responsibilities, as well as management oversight for the law enforcement bureaus. He led the Department’s efforts to secure site selection and funding for the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms 200,000 square foot headquarters. He was the recipient of the Department's Exceptional Service Award.
Mr. Carter held the position of Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief Operating Officer in 1996 for President Bill Clinton's national reelection campaign.