About Us

The mission of Carter Group Real Estate is to ensure our clients achieve their dreams and investment goals through property ownership using our strong work ethic, experience and integrity.

Upon this guiding principle, Ryker Carter and Kyle Cato have built a successful real estate business that brings together their vision and passion for shaping land with their commitment to satisfying the dreams of those who live upon it.

Our pledge to you is integrity in how we work, and value in what we sell.

Company Verse:

Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver and gold.

Proverbs 22:1


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Ryker Carter Realtor

Founder, Co-Owner, Land Sales Expert

Founder of Carter Group Real Estate and Co-Owner, Ryker is known for his longevity in the land sales and Investment industry. With over twenty five years of selling property in southeast Georgia and northeast Florida, his experience, honesty and integrity speaks for itself. Ryker's extensive knowledge and reputation in land sales, land values, and market trends enable him to adequately represent clients whether they are first time buyers or multi-billion dollar investors. Ryker is a very driven man and one that holds his character in high esteem. He is dedicated to his clients and his company, and works around the clock to ensure success in both. He is known as the "go to" for land sales in the area as he is gifted and passionate in matching the perfect properties with the perfect buyers. Ryker is also a very active family man and an avid christian. He takes pride in his wife and four beautiful daughters as well as in his church. On any given week, you may find him investing time in his family or helping others in need.

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Kyle Cato Realtor

Co-Owner, Broker

Kyle Cato, a partner in Carter Group Real Estate, has been an instrumental part of the company since 2006. He has been an integral part of the creative sales and marketing process that has lead to its success. A background in web design has given Kyle a unique perspective on how to market properties in today's increasingly technical environment. This has directly lead to sales of millions of dollars worth of properties from locations all around Georgia. His strong work ethic and integrity have garnered Kyle a list of clients that trust his knowledge and experience in the land sales industry, and he is adding new clients regularly. A firm belief in continuing education has lead Kyle to start classes with the REALTORSĀ® Land Institute with the hope to become an Accredited Land Consultant in the near future. With a wife and two young children, Kyle is passionate about his family. He is also very active in his church, where he works with the youth department and the college and career ministry. When free time presents itself, Kyle enjoys kayak fishing in the many waterways of Southeast Georgia, as well as hiking sections of the Appalachian Trail.

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Charlie Hinson Realtor

Sales Associate

As Carter Group Real Estate expands, more expertise comes on board. Charlie is a long time land salesman in the area and has recently decided to join our team. He has a passion for God, people, and land and a passion for putting the three together. Charlie specializes in small and large acreage land sales and will be focusing on the southeastern area. He brings a strong and lengthy background in real estate and is an asset to the company.

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Brent Hopkins Realtor

Sales Associate

A great asset to our team, Brent offers a variety of services. He is a certified general appraiser, a licensed real estate agent, and has developed an extensive knowledge of land over the last ten years. He has been involved in Southeast Georgia real estate since 2004, as both an appraiser and agent, and his expertise allows him the distinctive ability to market land to its highest potential. He is keenly aware of the market, and has extensive knowledge of local area land values, as well as what makes South Georgia real estate unique. As a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in business, Brent has a passion for Georgia football, his family, and his South Georgia roots.

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Kristen Kennedy Realtor

Sales Associate

As a specialist in marketing, Kristen is yet another resource to Carter Group Real Estate. She originally came on board in 2011 as our Marketing Specialist and after leaving to pursue a full time real estate career, she is now back home with us as a Georgia Licensed Salesperson. She continues to provide her expertise in marketing and sales along with her outgoing and go-getter personality. Kristen is a graduate of Valdosta State University, where she earned a B. B. A., major in Marketing, and brings 11 years of experience in strategic, integrated marketing as well as 8 years of experiecne in real estate. She is focusing on land and residential sales in Wayne and Pierce Counties. Kristen strives to create a stress-free sales approach and works diligently with each client to provide superior yet comfortable services in successful buying and selling.

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Christy Lynn

Digital Content Manager, Office Administrator

Christy is a native of Wayne County and currently resides in Screven, GA. She is a graduate of Wayne County High School and she graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor?s Degree in Psychology. She has worked in the fields of education, management, and social work. This experience gives her the background to manage Carter Group and provide great public relations for the company. Christy is a true asset to our company. When she isn't at work, Christy is very active in her church and community. She is passionate about spending time with her two boys and she loves any opportunity to travel. Her life verse is Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you, plans for a future and a hope." She fully believes God intended for us to live life to the fullest and she strives to do that every day!

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Wesley Mitchell

Sales Associate, GA Reg. Forester #2977

Wesley Mitchell is a fourth generation land owner, timber harvester, and agricultural entrepreneur. He has the expertise and knowledge to guide you through all the options of timberland ownership and management. He is the co owner and procurement manager for Irwin Timber Company, which keeps him up to date with the timber industry and market trends, along with current reforestation techniques. With a BBA in Management from The University of Georgia and a degree in Forestry from ABAC, Wesley understands all angles of purchasing, harvesting, and selling investment land properties. Wesley holds recognitions as a Georgia Registered Forester, Georgia Master Timber Harvester, and Georgia Real Estate Sales Agent. He understands every aspect of this business and is ready to help you purchase or sell your investment properties. "I love the land. I have hunted, fished, and lived off the land my whole life. It is what I do and who I am." Wesley lives in Fitzgerald, Georgia with his wife, Danielle, where they both enjoy all the pleasures of life in a small town with land, timber, and wildlife to enjoy.

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Al Murray Realtor

Sales Associate

Al is excited to join Carter Group Real Estate. He is passionate about serving clients and helping them either buy or sell their properties. He specializes in land and home sales. He is dedicated to go the extra mile. After two successful careers, Al became a full time Realtor in 2015, working in the seven surrounding counties and was awarded Rookie of the Year 2016 from the Altamaha Basin Board of Realtors. The best part about being a Realtor is that this is a win-win business and clients often become friends. He is active in the community and church. He raised his three children as a single dad for past 13 years and has 2 grandchildren. When time allows, he enjoys the outdoors whether it is fishing, hunting or 4-wheeling.

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Shawn Oliver Realtor

Sales Associate

Whether you are new to the market, thinking of moving up, or you're an experienced investor, Shawn has the resources to help you buy or sell your next home. Enthusiasm, knowledge of the area, and personal concern for her clients' interests, make her an outstanding benefit for your real estate transaction. Shawn works extensively to help buyers and sellers meet their real estate goals. She makes a personal commitment to her client to show them understanding, respect, and honesty and believes they deserve the very best service she can provide. Her success is based on the product of exceptional service, genuine caring, sharing enthusiasm, outstanding professionalism, and most of all, integrity without question. Let Shawn help you buy or sell your next home.

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Dennis Rollins Realtor

Sales Associate

More experience brings more expertise. Dennis has been active in real estate sales and appraisals in southeast GA since 1978. His experience as an appraiser blends well with his ability to advise potential sellers and buyers for successful results. He has gained valuable knowledge and experience working with his father, Dennis Rollins, Sr., who was involved in real estate brokerage over 57 years. Besides appraising and land sales, he and his wife Ginger are very involved with their daughters school, sports, and church activities.

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Jay Tapley

Sales Associate

Jay has seemingly had a lifetime of experience in the legal and real estate fields. Growing up in Vidalia, GA in a home where his father practiced law gives him insight into how the law relates to real estate and investment. After graduating from Robert Toombs Christian Academy in 1992, he went on to graduate with an Associate in Justice Law from East Georgia College. He then went to Georgia Southern University to further his education, but chose a different course when he decided he wanted to pursue real estate. He was 18 when he began working in real estate and has gained experience in land and timber, rental homes, investment properties, and commercial properties. His latest business adventures have been handling 1031 transactions for his clients as well as conservation easement consulting. With his top priority the goal of his client, he has in the past 10 years managed and consulted clients' investments in excess of 100 million dollars. His specialties lie in saving and growing money along with tax liability and trading investments while his niche resides in uniquely diversified knowledge about growing money and real estate. With his diverse knowledge of real estate and investment, he is a great asset to Carter Group Real Estate. When not working with clients, Jay invests time in his family. He and his wife have 2 daughters. Jay and his family enjoy fishing, boating, and canoeing, among other outdoor adventures.

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Craig Threlkeld

Associate Broker, GA Reg. Forester #2148

From real estate broker to forester, Craig has it covered. After graduating ABAC in 1986, Craig joined the US Army Dept of Natural Resouces in the Timber Management Division and found his calling. He went on to pursue his real estate license in 1991 and his licensing in forestry in 1992. He started his own forestry consulting business in 1998 and then went after his real estate brokerage license in 1999. He has been the owner operator of Threlkeld Forestry and Real Estate ever since. In January 2015, he decided to make a change and lend his knowledge to Carter Group Real Estate as a land sales agent while continuing his forestry consulting too. He will be a huge asset with his array of experience and services to Toombs and Tattnall Counties and the surrounding areas as he represents Carter Group Real Estate in land sales transactions. Craig also enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family when he is not working.

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Brad Walker Realtor

Associate Broker

Having grown up on the waterways and woods of the Golden Isles, Brad offers invaluable knowledge of the local lands, creeks, rivers and water front property values. Brad's family dates back generations in the Golden Isles and have been active members in the local building, commercial and residential real estate industry. He graduated from Georgia Southern with a degree in finance with an emphasis in real estate. Brad then moved to Jacksonville FL in 1992 to pursue his real estate career. Late 1999 brought Brad back home to Brunswick. He is a Certified Appraiser and a Real Estate Broker. He is ambitious and knowledgeable about land and values in southeast Georgia. He is an avid waterman, hunter, fisherman and just enjoys the great outdoors. We know with more than 20 years experience he will have the knowledge and expertise to help Glynn and surrounding areas with land sales!

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Stacey Williams

Sales Associate

Stacey hails from Wayne County, Georgia. Having been a lifetime resident of the area, he has accumulated a vast knowledge of the land and people. This knowledge will serve him well as he continues in his real estate endeavors. He counts himself as fortunate to have lived on his family farm for more than 20 years. He also has a heritage in real estate. His father, Phil Williams, has bought and sold land since the 80s and only recently retired from the business. Stacey got to see many land sales transactions and learn the trade first hand. Currently the Pulp Mill Maintenance Superintendent at Rayonier, Stacey has been employed there for 20 years and plans to work through retirement at the mill. Until then he will be working in real estate part time and building his reputation in the area as an agent. Stacey is married to Toni and they have two great children. Jake is in his second year of Pharmacy school and Courtney is finishing up her high school career at Wayne County High and has already received several acceptances from colleges in the state. In his spare time he really enjoys being outdoors and experiencing God?s glory. Saltwater fishing and golfing are favorite hobbies and he enjoys cruising his property in the golf cart.

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