David Carter | Colliers International | Houston

David Carter


Principal & Director | Houston

License # 364568

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Professional Summary

David Carter, Principal, Partner, Director and sits on the Governance Council.  Titans Award recipient for top revenue producer in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and Everest Award recipient for top production across the enterprise in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  Carter specializes in the areas of brokerage and investment sales of office, flex and industrial buildings.  Carter has successfully represented an extensive client base in lease transactions, build to suit, land acquisitions, building acquisitions, renovations and dispositions, joint ventures and partnership structures.

History, confidence, and expertise are Carter’s skill set that allow his clients to make the right decision with the right information.  Among his professional accomplishments, Carter has successfully closed investment sales transactions in excess of $900 million and leasing transactions in excess of 2.8MM square feet.


  • Colliers' Titan Award (2010 - 2014, 2016, 2018 - 2019)
  • Colliers' Top Producer (2010 - 2014)
  • Colliers' Everest Club (2011 - 2014)
  • Colliers' Diamond Achiever Award (2012 - 2014)
  • CRE Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2011)


  • Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM Institute
  • BBA in Finance, Sam Houston State University

Memberships & Involvements

  • SIOR 
  • SIOR Gulf Coast Chapter (2009 President)
  • NAIOP 
  • Colliers Asset Resolution Team Member
  • Colliers Investment Services Group
  • St. John Lutheran Church Board Member


  • MODEC International Inc.
  • Innova Holdings
  • Goddard Investments Group
  • Radler Enterprises
  • PBK Architects
  • WP Carey & Co
  • ML Realty Partners
  • FDIC US Bank
  • Highbrook Investments
  • Wexford Capital


Service Lines
Capital Markets, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Type
Office, Industrial

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Colliers International | CoStar Power Broker Awards 2019
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Colliers International announces the sale of a ±95,170 SF office building on Richmond Avenue in Houston
Colliers International is pleased to announce the sale of the ±95,170 square foot office building located at 10500 Richmond Avenue in Houston, Texas.
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