Tyler Banks

Founder and CEO

Tyler Banks founded Charm City Builders in 2008. With a background in athletics and the US Marine Corps (2001-2007, E-5 Sergeant), Tyler refined his work ethic and commitment to doing things right the first time. Tyler is dedicated to revitalizing the greater Baltimore area through his work at Charm City Builders and thrives on the challenge of discovering new properties, envisioning their potential and creating something new. Outside of his work restoring properties, he participates in community 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

As the Director of Property Acquisition, Travis is dedicated to helping buyers and sellers easily navigate both processes with his attention to detail and skill communicating. Travis has a wealth of knowledge in all facets of residential real estate transactions with specialized experience in tailoring Baltimore City and Maryland incentives to first-time homebuyers and 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 daughters, and a conservation buyers.

Santos Samuel Castillo

Real Estate Investor & Property Acquisitions Specialist

Santos Samuel Castillo discovered his passion for entrepreneurship over 4 years ago. After realizing that real estate was well-suited to his skillset and interests, Santos joined the Charm City Builders team. Santos is responsible for the company’s acquisition and sales. He has been involved in over 250 acquisitions and is constantly seeking new properties that we can restore to their original glory. Santos enjoys playing soccer, going on road trips, weightlifting and spending time with his closest friends.

Alex Colley

Vice President of Florida Operations

Originally from Charm City, Alex has an extensive resume in all facets of the real estate industry since graduation from the Perdue School of Business; Salisbury University in 2002. In his roles throughout the industry, Alex has seen a wide range of experiences that grant him the expertise to adeptly navigate through any real estate transaction. Alex enjoys the challenge of helping homeowners solve a problem and is committed to working with every customer to find the right solution.