petePete DeVita

President/Founder/Head Broker

Pete has an extensive, diverse portfolio of entrepreneurial experience in the southeast, including ownership and management of three steel heat treating facilities.

He also was the founding principal of Porta-Nails, a leading manufacturer of floor nailing equipment.

Pete owned and operated Cape Fear River Wood which salvaged sunken logs originally harvested in the 1700 and 1800s, processing them into architectural timber beams and heart pine flooring. In so doing, he was featured in Southern Living Magazine.

He is a noted real estate developer, having created and marketed several residential subdivisions/ industrial sites in the local area. Pete is an active licensed real estate broker.

A Rotarian for over 37 years, Pete has consistently “given back” to his community, having served as Wilmington City Planning Board, Chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Adjustments as well as being a long-time member of the Foundation Board for Cape Fear Community College.

Pete and wife, Terry, have been residents of Wilmington for the past 34 years.