Gary joined Carr Development in 2018 and serves as our Senior Property Manager overseeing the company’s portfolio of office, retail and mixed-use properties. His experience includes over 25 years of portfolio management, leasing, acquisitions, development and redevelopments of retail and office properties.
After graduating from the University of Mississippi, Gary begin his career in 1983 as a construction manager for LJ Hooker Developments in Atlanta building shopping centers before transitioning into retail leasing and management with Maurin-Odgen Companies (now Stirling Properties) of New Orleans in 1989. Later in 2006, he joined Kimco Realty Corporation in Dallas as the TX/OK Regional Manager overseeing 7.3 million square feet of retail space and opened its Austin office in 2007.
Gary has been active in industry associations; having earned the CCIM designation, he served as President of the Louisiana/Mississippi CCIM Chapter and of the New Orleans Metro Association of Realtors – Commercial Investment Division. He is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has served on various committees.
Gary and his wife, Deanna, owned and operated a fine art gallery in Taos, New Mexico before returning to Austin. They have two grown sons and during their down time enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors hiking, biking and attending music festivals.