our mission statement

To create places for owners, retailers, and investors in which they connect the businesses, people, and communities that influence culture.

meet the experts

Carolina Retail Experts builds relationships, economies, and communities through retail commercial real estate.

Led by a passionate, driven, and experienced team, The Experts create long-term value for owners, retailers, and investors in the ever-evolving commercial market by swiftly adapting, pivoting, and crafting solutions that are smart, strategic, and sustainable.

Inspired by a true love of the work and a commitment to approach every client and property as if it were their own, Carolina Retail Experts provides a return on investment that transcends numbers by translating concepts into communities.

John Orr, CCIM
president | broker-in-charge

Margaret Kent Armstrong
retail expert


Kathy Godwin
retail services coordinator


Hayley Saltford
marketing director


Paula Strickland
retail services coordinator


Edna Amparan-Ochoa
operations manager