David Sean Carson was named chief operating officer of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand in July 2013. He is responsible for overseeing its global servicing and operations worldwide.
Carson has served as executive vice president, chief operating officer and partner of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada and Blueprint Global Marketing since 2006. In this role he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of both companies. He also negotiated the strategic alliance for Blueprint to provide project sales and marketing services to the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s offices worldwide. More recently, he has been focused on developing Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s brokerage businesses in Quebec and Ontario.
From 1998 to 2005 he worked for AES Corporation, a global energy generation and distribution company, in a variety of senior operational capacities, and was based in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Arlington, Va. Previously, he was senior manager for British Columbia and the Pacific region with Black & McDonald Ltd., Canada’s premier electrical, mechanical and special projects construction company, from 1993 to 1998, where he introduced the corporation to opportunities and projects in South Korea and the United States.
Carson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Administration/Political science, with a concentration in business administration from the University of Western Ontario and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Georgia.