About Us

Team Carter is a cohesive, complimentary team. We bring to the table the skills, knowledge of the industry and area, contacts and marketing skills to help you buy, sell or lease commercial property in and around Gainesville. Craig is a people person and an out-of-the-box thinker and enjoys solving a problem or conquering a challenge. Michelle has many years of business marketing experience and will use those skills to market your property creatively and aggressively.

Craig Carter has lived in Gainesville since 1989. He has owned and operated several business, including a durable medical supply company, a golf car dealership and a company that specialized in environmental modifications of homes and businesses for handicap accessibility and which worked hand in hand with the Veterans Affairs office. In 2014, he was elected to the Gainesville City Commission and thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of applying his problem solving skills to City and constituent issues. He also served as chair of the Community Redevelopment Agency, and is a member of the Fisher House Advisory Board and the Gainesville Rotary Club, as well as the Police Advisory Board, the Gainesville Housing Board and the Airport Authority Board.

Craig bought and sold real estate for personal investment over the years and took that passion to a new level as a career. He loves meeting new people and working together with his clients in creative and innovative ways to meet their commercial real estate needs. Craig is married to Michelle, has four children and nine grandchildren. When he’s not working, Craig is very involved with his church and his family. He loves camping, especially at Florida parks, and enjoys canoeing, hiking and bike riding.

Michelle Carter came to the University of Florida and never left! She worked for many years as Marketing Coordinator for an engineering firm and then co-owned and managed several businesses with Craig. She is very detail oriented and organized and is excited to be using those marketing skills in commercial real estate.

Michelle has many years of business marketing experience and will use those skills to market your property creatively and aggressively. She moved to Gainesville from South Florida to attend the University of Florida and has never looked back. She is married to Craig and they have six children. She has owned several businesses in Gainesville and loves what the area has to offer.

Michelle’e role as co-owner, office manager and marketer of the businesses she ran with Craig gave her extensive experience in customer service, the importance of listening and follow through, and the determination to see a project to a successful completion. She is excited to have the opportunity to work in commercial real estate and help other businesses be successful in Gainesville.

CRE ProTeam
Craig Cater, Michelle Cater, and Dean Cheshire
M.M. Parrish Realtors