About Us


Using the most up to date technology, let Wicker Properties of the Carolinas Inc. serve you! When you list your home with us we place your property on many of the sites listed below which allows for more geographic coverage and exposure to potential buyers. Cape Fear Realtors (FLEXmls) which covers over 40 counties in North Carolina; From Brunswick County in the south, Dare County to the east and Warren County to the North, we’ve go you covered. Cape Fear Realtors also incorporates several counties in South Carolina to include Dillon, Horry, Florence and Georgetown. North Carolina Commercial Multiple Listing Service (Catalyst), Wicker Properties website, Trulia, Zillow, Loopnet, CoStar and more. The sites above reach out to millions of potential buyers, let Wicker Properties of the Carolinas Inc. help you in your real estate transaction today!


James Arthur Wicker, BIC, BROKER, SFR

Born and raised in North Carolina and a graduate of UNC, James began his real estate career in convenient store development, building and acquisitions. He has over 21 years experience in this field as owner and operator of Wicker Mart, Inc. he specialized in acquiring, developing land, and building for convenient stores, mini storages and car washes throughout mid North Carolina. James became Vice President of the North Carolina Convenient Store Association and was a Chairman of the Lee County Planning Board for 9 years. In 1999 he took a different approach in real estate, concentrating on residential, commercial and land. James obtained his Real Estate License in September of 2003 and became a Sales Associate and Broker, creating his own company, Wicker Properties of the Carolinas, Inc. in October of 2005.  Adding to his education, James obtained the designation of Short Sales and Foreclosures Resale Certification, which helps sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities.  James is a multi-million dollar producer and takes pride in representing the best interests of his clients and also enjoys negotiating for buyers and sellers and getting the best deal he can.


Member of the National Association of Realtors NRDS#579503712
NC License #233958
SC License #73063
GA License #353974


Barry Quinton Clayton Jr., BROKER

Born in Cary, NC, Quint Clayton moved to Wilmington in 2006 after a life of full time residency in the triangle. Quint has always been involved in some type of sales or sales planning from his early years, either through directly managing multiple sales teams throughout the country for a variety of companies or by acting as an independent contractor. In fact, Quint started his sales career in the retail jewelry industry when he was just 15 years old. A graduate of North Carolina State University (’93), Quint accumulated over 20 years experience in the import/export gift industry working as a National Import Director for several large import gift companies. After relocating to Wilmington in order to savor the beach life and all that if offers, Quint opened a sports trade licensing firm in 2009, employing independent reps throughout the southeast and mid-atlantic states. His extensive sales experience eventually landed itself to a natural progression into real estate and a perfect match was made. Quint is passionate about his work and enjoys helping others with it, understanding that this is often the most important decision made by buyers and sellers in regards to selling their properties.


Member of the National Association of Realtors NRDS#579508174
NC License #273376


Shelly Wicker Wagner, BROKER

Born and raised in North Carolina, Shelly moved to Wilmington in 2007. A graduate of North Carolina State, Shelly’s focus has been on banking for the past 9 years. She has originated commercial and residential loans from start to finish which has allowed her to learn the ins and outs of real estate and market values from a different side. Shelly has continued her education and in 2010 became a Leadership Wilmington Graduate and is a Member of the Wilmington Central Rotary. Turning her focus more on PR and marketing, Shelly has also obtained her real estate license and feels she has the knowledge and expertise to help homeowners understand the entire process of purchasing and selling. Let Shelly lead you to your dream home or help you find another!


Member of the National Association of Realtors NRDS#579508296
NC License #274086


Stephen Ross, BROKER

Since 1996, Stephen has called Wilmington his home and is eager to to assist buyers and sellers with his positive and ambitious attitude. Stephen has been in customer service for 9 years and got his start in the hospitality industry as a customer service agent for Hilton brand hotels. During the past 9 years he has been involved in customer service, sales, marketing and real estate. As an up and coming agent with Wicker Properties of the Carolina’s Inc., Stephen will be assisting home buyers and sellers with his extensive knowledge of Wilmington and the surrounding areas.


NC License #275798


Sean Walker, BROKER

Sean has called South Eastern NC his home since he was first introduced to the area as a Marine Corps Aviator in 2010. While finishing his tour of duty in NC, he and his family fell in love with the beautiful NC coast. Prior to joining the military, Sean received his BAA degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University and went on to start multiple successful businesses in Santa Fe, NM. He believes in the sustained growth of the Carolinas and is particularly confident in the tremendous value offered by the thriving, historic city of Wilmington and its surrounding areas. He affirms that honest, open, straight forward business and solid communication is the key to a winning transaction. As a NC Broker he will listen to his client’s real estate objectives and apply his disciplined business acumen on their behalf. Sean maintains, “in moving real estate, whether it’s a first home, commercial acquisition, or a raw land purchase, the client will remain at the controls while I organize and present to them accurate information in a timely manner to meet their demands and exceed their expectations”.


NC License #283433


Douglas E. Miller, BROKER

Doug is a licensed contractor and licensed realtor. After serving in the United States Army, he began his career in the mortgage industry handling commercial, FHA and construction loans. He continued his experience in the mortgage industry in Charlotte before managing sales and construction for seven single family subdivisions with model home concept and pre-sold homes in Atlanta. Doug took his knowledge and love of craftmenship, moved to Wilmington, and in 1980 started his own home building business focusing on single family and multi family homes. With over 50 years in the industry, Doug has the knowledge and expertise needed to help you with all your home buying or selling needs.


NC License #37897