H. Middleton Rutledge, an eleventh generation Charlestonian, has traveled far and
wide, yet never strayed far from the region he loves. After growing up in downtown
Charleston, he graduated from Woodberry Forest School in Virginia in 1989 and went
on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the College of Charleston in 1994.
Middleton founded an action sportswear company right out of college and ran his own
business for five years. This apparel business took him around the globe –
throughout the US, China, Europe, and South America and it allowed him to gain
valuable business experience.
Mid decided to make a career change in 2001 and began selling real estate in
downtown Charleston with Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty. He joined
Kiawah Island Real Estate from 2005 to 2009, selling luxury resort property on
Kiawah, before returning to Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty Sotheby’s
International Realty in 2009. Mid specializes in downtown Charleston historical
properties and luxury coastal properties on Sullivans Island, Isle of Palms, and Kiawah
Island. He is intimately familiar with every block on the Charleston peninsula as well as
every barrier island from Myrtle Beach to Beaufort. He is also very knowledgeable about
all aspects of living in Charleston, and is well connected within the local community. Mid
was the top producing sales agent in the company five out of the last eight years. He
closed over $100 million in sales volume in 2017 and 2018 combined.
On a personal note, Mid is married with two kids, has a cat named Mocha and a dog
named Rio. He and his wife reside in Harleston Village in Charleston. While not
working, Mid is an avid outdoorsman and spends much of his free time offshore fishing,
surfing, and playing golf with his family here in the Lowcountry. Passionate about his
community, he devotes time to many charitable organizations in Charleston, including
The Society of the Cincinnati, The South Carolina Society, The Preservation Society of
Charleston and the Nature Conservancy. If you are looking for an honest and
experienced, local Charleston realtor who can guide you through the buying and selling
process in this unique market, Middleton will serve you well.