Ted Carter is a prominent figure in government, community, and business. A New Jersey native, Ted currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife. He has been integral in contributing to over $2 billion in real estate, economic, and community development projects. With over two decades of experience in leadership roles at the highest levels of government, business, and non-profit, he continues to bridge the gaps between policies and the people.
Experience in Baltimore
Ted Carter served as the Deputy Mayor for Community and Economic Development for the City of Baltimore, Maryland. In that role he oversaw housing, planning, workforce, tourism, and economic development for the city. Responsible for a $1 Billion dollar budget, he led projects in equitable neighborhood development with focuses on revitalizing neighborhoods without the negative effects of gentrification.
Political Experience & Accolades
Over the last 25 years, Ted has worked closely with Mayors and community leaders in New York, Newark, Washington D.C., Cleveland, Jacksonville, and Baltimore. Ted’s career extends to the political realm,
His political experience includes serving as the architect of Washington, D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams 2002 reelection as a write-in candidate – one of he largest write in campaign (primary and general elections) in the U.S at the time. During the 1996 Clinton effort he invested $3m of campaign monies in minority owned banks, a first, on behalf of President Clinton, which became a model for Presidential candidates. He served as Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief Operating Officer for Bill Clinton’s presidential re-election campaign in 1996. He also oversaw real estate and capital assets as Treasury’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management Operations and Critical Infrastructure Assurance during the Clinton administration, earning him the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Exceptional Service Award.
He later headed Jacksonville’s Office of Economic Development before accepting a job offer in Cleveland. There he was the Chief Economic Development and Business Officer for Cuyahoga County, Ohio. In Cleveland he executed 35 projects that created over 2,500 jobs. Ted also co-chaired the county’s first Equity Report, providing strategic direction for its diversity and inclusion initiatives.
His experience working for Mayor’s was squarely focused on economic development: including advancing NYC Empowerment zone revitalization of Harlem, the Columbia heights community in D.C., East Cleveland in Ohio, where he supported the County Executive.
Ted’s private sector experience demonstrates a focus on development that supports private sector interests while supporting foundational equity. He was the Executive Managing Director for CBRE, a global real estate company, leading its national public sector group in Washington, D.C., and its South Florida Market Leader. He was named a global leader within CBRE in 2009 and served on the Americas Operating Management Board. Later, he served as Executive Director of the Jacksonville Economic Development Office.
Looking Toward the Future
Carter continues to support the advancement of community with this launch of the SI3 group – a company whose focus is creating value for communities by supporting clients to achieve their objectives by creating alignment between community, private sector and government.
His extensive experience in government, business, and non-profit sectors makes him a valuable asset to his clients at SI³. He has a proven track record of leading complex projects and teams to produce results that benefit communities and businesses alike.
Learn more about Ted Carter and SI³ initiatives at their new website: http://si3group.com/