John Carr

John Carr

Associate Broker

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French
  • 231-526-4000
  • 231-526-6947
  • 231-526-9392
  • 231-526-1100
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  • Realtor
  • Coldwell Banker Diamond Society
  • Global Luxury Specialist
  • Coldwell Banker Chairman's Circle
  • Coldwell Banker Multi-Million Dollar
  • Equal Housing Opportunity

Professional Interests


Waterfront:  Vacant and Residential

Vacant Land


Community Involvement

Board Member and Past President, RFC Firefighters Association

Board Member and Past President, Emmet County Lakeshore Association

Past Board Member, Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce

Member, Burt Lake Preservation Association

Member, Little Traverse Conservancy

Member, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council

Member, Michigan and National Association of Realtors

Member, Board of Review, Friendship Township since 1987

Personal Interests

Traveling, sailing, kayaking, snow-shoeing.

Personal Background

Born, Cincinnati, Ohio

Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 1964

B.A. Georgetown University, 1968.

Peace Corps Volunteer, West Africa 1968-1970

Peace Corps Staff, 1970-1974

French Language Escort/Interpreter 1974-1986



Resort, waterfront, vacant, and commercial.

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Professional Background

1968-1975: Worked for the Peace Corps in the following capacities:

    Peace Corps Volunteer, Ivory Coast

    Recruiter, Los Angeles and Denver

    Regional Director, Zaire

    Country Desk Officer for Chad, Benin, Niger, and Burkina Faso at Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

1975-1977: Plant Manager, Plasticraft Manufacturing, Cincinnati, Ohio

1978-1986: U.S. State Department, French Language Escort/Interpreter

1986-1988: Coldwell Banker Schmidt, Petoskey, Real Estate Sales. Rookie of the Year Award, 1987. Salesperson of the Month for six consecutive months, Top Salesperson in Office 1988.

1989-1994: Real Estate Sales: Birchwood Realty. Top Salesperson in Office, 1989,1990,1992.

1994-2004: Real Estate Sales: Re/Max of Harbor Springs. Top Salesperson in Office 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000.

2004-2008: Co-founder, President, Harbor Springs Realty, Inc.

2008-Present: Associate Broker, Coldwell Banker Schmidt, Harbor Springs


Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1960-1964
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 1964-1968. BA French
Junior-Year-Abroad: Université de Fribourg (Switzerland) 1966-1967


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