King Carter





Merry Point Development Company is directed by David Donofrio. Donofrio is a local real estate broker and developer who has been in the real estate business for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a B.S. Degree in Landscape Design and Horticulture. He began his career in golf course construction and management at the Golden Eagle Golf Course, which is part of The Tides Inn. Later, moving to real estate development with the Bay Company, he was involved in construction, development and sales of Mallard Bay, a planned development in Northumberland County, Virginia. Associated with Delmarva Properties, Inc., as a real estate broker and consultant for its properties, Donofrio was responsible for two premier Northern Neck communities, Eagle’s Landing and Harbor Pointe. Most recently, Donofrio is the creator of the King Carter Golf Course and the Hills Quarter residential community in Irvington. This accomplishment has fulfilled a vision that has taken over decades to realize. From the acquisition of the land parcels, selection of the design group, hiring the course construction firm, consulting on the building designs, assembling the management team and simply naming the course to tie it to Virginia’s strong sense of history, Donofrio has demonstrated great determination and clever creativity.