Our Team

We're more than just a construction crew, we're committed to buying into and building a better Baltimore. Our team is composed of makers, builders, organizers and artists who are dedicated to finding and crafting your dream home one exposed brick wall at a time. Get to know the Charm City Builders Team and connect with them on LinkedIn!


Tyler Banks, Founder and CEO

Tyler has been at the helm of Charm City Builders since its inception in 2008. His background in organized sports and the US Marine Corps (2001-2007, E-5 Sergeant) molded his work ethic and drive to do things right the first time. He is passionate and devoted to Baltimore City– his favorite part about his job? finding new properties, seeing their potential and creating something new. Tyler works each day to improve the city he loves, block by block and participates in local charitable efforts with groups like the Ulman Cancer Fund and organizes neighborhood alley clean-ups. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University and lives locally with his wife and two sons.


Travis Lauchman, Director of Property Acquisition

The home buying and selling process is full of complexities that require a penchant for detail, communication, and client care that exceed expectations. Travis does all of this and more. During his time with Charm City Builders, Travis has gained a wealth of knowledge in all facets of residential real estate transactions with particularly specialized experience in catering city and state incentives to first-time homebuyers as well as expertise with the CHAP 10-yr historic tax credit. Travis is a licensed real estate agent affiliated with the region’s fastest growing, award-winning brokerage, Cummings & Co. Realtors. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, a Father of two darling girls, and a conservation enthusiast.