Carl Shaw started in real estate in 1989 and has been with John L. Scott Real Estate since 1992. He has been the recipient of the John L Scott President's Elite Award since 2002. He has established his credibility as a premier agent in the industry through honesty, professionalism and a commitment to quality service. Over ninety percent of Carl's business is built on referrals and repeat business from satisfied clients. He maintains one of the highest referral rates in the business and is productive in both King and Pierce Counties. His priority in business is to develop a long term relationship with clients, based on trust and respect. Carl's clients are confident in his representation because he keeps them well informed through every step of the buying and selling process. Carl is supported by a full time licensed assistant, as well as the John L. Scott staff and management team. Carl has been the chairman for the Christmas Hope program for the past two years. Christmas Hope is a program that grants holiday wishes for local families in need. The program was successful in raising over $10,000 in the 2005 holiday season, 100% of which was used directly for the families.