Carrie Smith specializes in retail tenant and landlord representation, assisting in the expansion of local, regional, and national retailers and overseeing a portfolio of more than 4.9 million square feet in retail space throughout North Florida. She has represented a variety of national and regional clients including Jimmy Johns, Dollar Tree, Great Clips, Save a Lot, First Watch, Newk's, Kimco Realty, Kite Realty Group, and Equity One.
Joining Franklin Street in 2010, Mrs. Smith served as the Regional Managing Partner handling the growth of the Jacksonville office and playing a key role in the recruitment of agents and personnel. Since the opening of the office, she has helped grow the office from a team of two to a team of ten offering services in leasing, investment sales, and management in the retail, multifamily, office, and industrial sectors. Today, Mrs. Smith serves as a Managing Director of Retail Leasing and Tenant Services, where she is responsible for overseeing the direction of the division and its agents, while also supporting business development efforts across all Franklin Street offices.
Before joining Franklin Street, she worked at Murphy Land & Retail Services, Inc., where she specialized in both landlord and tenant representation throughout Northeast Florida. Mrs. Smith began her career at Marcus & Millichap in Jacksonville, where she focused on multifamily and retail assets.
Mrs. Smith is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, serving on the Next Generation Committee for four years, the North Florida Idea Exchange Committee for five years, and as the 2013 Program Committee Chair. She has won several Franklin Street awards including the company’s highly-regarded Franklin Street Award in 2015, the Sales Achievement Award four years in a row, the 2012 and 2014 Leadership Award, and the Top Earner Award from 2011-2015. Mrs. Smith contributes her expertise to several publications and was recognized in 2014 as a Woman of Influence by Real Estate Forum as well as the Jacksonville Business Journal. She was also recognized in 2012 as a Jacksonville Business Journal top 40 Under 40 professional. For her outstanding sales, she was awarded CoStar Power Broker in 2008, 2009, and 2012 and her team was also listed as one of CoStar’s 2012 top leasing firms in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Junior Chamber (Jaycees) presented its 2017 Economic Achievement Award to Mrs. Smith as part of the organization's annual Jacksonville Outstanding Young Professionals Awards.
Mrs. Smith graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with a degree in International Affairs.
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Franklin Street Award, 2015
Franklin Street Sales Achievement Award 2013-2017
Franklin Street Leadership Award, 2012, 2014
Franklin Street Top Earner Award, 2011-2015, 2017
Woman of Influence, Real Estate Forum 2014
Woman of Influence, Jacksonville Business Journal
Jacksonville Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2012
CoStar Power Broker, 2008, 2009, 2012
CoStar Power Broker, Top Leasing Firm, 2012
Jacksonville Jaycees, Outstanding Young Professional, 2017
Florida State University, B.S.