About Us

Integrity Property Management is owned and operated by the members of Carithers Real Estate. So, whether you are an owner-investor or a tenant, you can rest assured that our nearly 50 years of sales, leasing, and development experience will help you get your questions answered and your problems solved.

C. Marshall Carithers, Broker-in-Charge

After many years in the textile industry, Marshall decided to start a business of his own. Being both a people person and a self-starter, he chose real estate. He founded Carithers Real Estate, Inc. in 1971.

Carithers Real Estate started primarily as a residential sales firm and has grown to become a leading commercial sales and development company. Carithers Real Estate has been instrumental in fostering economic growth throughout Anderson County and the surrounding areas. Notable clients of Carithers include CVS, Rite Aid, Eckerd Drugs, Lowes, Burger King, KFC, Summit Home Health Care, several medical offices, destination retail and public institutions. His latest real estate adventure is serving as the broker-in-charge for Integrity Property Management, LLC.

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Through the years, Marshall has established a reputation in the community for honesty, hard work, integrity, and a spirit of generosity. As someone who came from humble beginnings, Marshall strongly believes in giving back to the community. He has been a member of various organizations including the Anderson Sertoma Club, Foothills United Way, the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, and the AnMed Foundation Development Board.

Furthermore, Carithers Real Estate has been a corporate sponsor for Meals on Wheels, the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club, the Anderson Recreation Center’s Youth Baseball Team, and the Shalom House for battered women and substance abusers. Marshall has also been very active in fundraising for AnMed Pediatric Therapy Works, and the Carithers family funded the start of the Anderson YMCA’s Youth Wellness Program for youngsters ages 8-13.

Michael B. Carithers, Owner

Michael’s motto, “your needs are our goals” has not only helped him focus on his goals and to excel in the real estate industry, but it has also motivated him to become the man he is today. As the proud owner, he’s established Carithers Real Estate as a reliable and trustworthy business, not only because of his strong ideals, but also because of his unwavering dedication to his clients. These same principles hold true at Integrity Property Management.

Ever since he was young, Michael has given 110%. Since his dad was already in real estate, he was in position to learn the business quickly. He began mowing lawns at age 12 and then started building houses for his dad while in high school.

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He attended Anderson College and the College of Charleston and went on to become an appraiser’s apprentice. All of this, of course, did not happen overnight. It was his attitude and his love of the field of real estate that allowed him to pursue his career.

After spending time in residential sales, he realized that his calling was in the commercial field, so he made the switch and has been working in it ever since. Today, Carithers Real Estate is involved in many aspects of real estate, including site location, build-to-suits, strip malls, residential development and destination retail. All of this is part of Michael’s repertoire, and it’s all fun: “I love what I do, my fee for service is just the bonus,” Michael says. He truly loves putting an opportunity together. He is a people person and wakes up every morning genuinely excited to work.

Over the years, Carithers Real Estate has acquired many national clients, including CVS, Eckerd Drugs, Burger King, Pizza Hut, KFC and McDonalds. One of his most prestigious accomplishments was the National Guard defense base in Anderson, South Carolina. With only two of these bases in the entire United States – the other being in Texas – it’s amazing that he and his father helped convince the Guard to select Anderson from its many locational choices around the country.

Michael’s business has been successful due to the high level of customer satisfaction. Carithers Real Estate treats its clients as if they were family. Michael notes, “I’m not going to sell them something I wouldn’t invest in myself, just for a fee for service. That’s not the aim of my business.”

He has built the company on honesty and integrity. He believes that honesty + integrity = longevity. He strives to keep his clients well-informed and treats all transactions as if he were spending his own money and doing the work for himself. His honesty and integrity have created an outstanding business with a strong reputation, which is expanding his “family” every day.

Michael Hatchett, Owner

Michael is a Georgia native and resident of Belton, SC. After earning his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in public administration from Georgia Southern University, he pursued a career in public service. His previous work experience includes land-use planning, zoning administration, grant management, and more recently, nearly 15 years as an urban development manager with the City of Tampa, Florida, where he focused on economic and community development in distressed and underserved neighborhoods.

In addition to owning Integrity Property Management, Michael is a licensed broker with Carithers Real Estate. His NAR® certifications include Pricing Strategy Advisor, Resort and Second Home Property Specialist, ePRO, and Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource.

Michael is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys fishing, backpacking, photography, and target shooting. He is a member of First Baptist Church Anderson, and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Clemson Little Theater and Emmanuel’s Hammer. He and his wife, Caroline, have three daughters.