Carlos specializes in the acquisition and disposition of land, free-standing buildings, and multi-tenant income producing properties. As a former State Certified Real Estate Appraiser, he is able to use his valuation expertise to enhance the services provided by the other specialty areas of the firm.


Carlos began his commercial real estate career in 1980. His experience ranges from land and income producing property sales, to valuation and consulting.
Prior to joining Transwestern in 2010, Carlos was a shareholder with McDade, Smith, a boutique land brokerage firm. He previously held positions with a large commercial brokerage firm, a commercial appraisal firm, and also established his own brokerage and consulting firm.
Carlos has been involved in transactions with, or has represented notable companies such as Baylor College of Medicine, The Finger Companies, Pelican Builders, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Lennar Homes, Friendswood Development Co., KB Homes, Planned Community Developers, The Ainbinder Company, Vista Equities, Read King, the Menil Foundation, and Nelson Duffie Interests. His banking clients have included U.S. Trust, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Whitney National Bank & has recently been awarded contracts by:  The City of Houston, Houston Community College, Houston Independent School District & The Harris Center. Additionally, Carlos has worked with many private equity investors, estates, and institutional clients.


  • Heavy Hitter recognition by Houston Business Journal -  Land Brokers
  • CCIM Land Forecast – Past Winner
  • President, Kiwanis Foundation of Houston
  • Past Chairman, Houston Association of Realtors (HAR)        
  • Past Chairman, HAR’s Commercial Board / Commercial Gateway
  • Past Board Member, National Association of Realtors
  • Past Board Member,  Texas Association of Realtors
  • Board Member,  Armand Bayou Nature Center Foundation
  • Past Chairman Board of Trustees, The Fay School
  • Past President,  Kiwanis Club of Houston


Carlos received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing with coursework in Real Estate from the University of Texas at Austin.