About Us



Providing Wealth Within Commercial Real Estate

What Sets CRES Apart:

Peace of Mind

The assurance that we will handle your real estate investment from pre to post transaction.

Return of Capital Analysis

Following the proper acquisition and disposition strategy, we can help you anticipate a return of capital time frame.

More Investment Options

With our broad knowledge of the real estate market, we can help you explore other real estate investment options not yet considered.

Economic Security

Although all investments have risk, real estate has enjoyed a solid reputation for providing long term wealth to many investors. 

Equity Multiplier Path

We can help our clients explore different debt structures to maximize equity value. 

Asset Presentation Evaluation

We assist our clients in preparing the asset to bring to market.

Global Reach

We have invested in marketing platforms that will allow our clients’ properties to be seen globally.

Progress Reports

You will always know the progress of your transaction.

Geographic Diversification Initiative

We are constantly expanding our network of real estate professionals all over the country.  

Communication Committment

Our clients will never feel like they can’t reach us.  


Miguel Castro Jr.

Miguel Castro Jr.

Founder and CEO

Miguel has managed Real Estate transactions since 1996. He currently guides his clients with all their Commercial Real Estate needs.

Miguel has a degree in Finance with concentration in Investments and Real Estate from the University of New Orleans where he was a member of the Finance and Economics Association.

He has 17 years of Banking experience working for one of the most respected global financial institutions. He has helped many clients in the areas of Banking, Investments and Real Estate Financing.

He is married, has three children and lives in the Baton Rouge area. He is an avid golfer and an astute soccer player.

He attends Healing Place Church where he always finds an uplifting message.

Organizations and Associations:

  • Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC)
  • Business Networking International (BNI)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Gina Adams

Gina Adams

In Loving Memory

Gina is a great believer that one should never limit themselves to only one passion in life. And as a wife and mother of three, which has to be her biggest passion and achievement, she brings that same level of passion and commitment to her role of research and marketing at CRES

Her success lies in the desire to get the job done. There is no stone that she won’t turn to find the right information for our clients.

Candice Walters Castro

Candice Walters Castro

REALTOR | Residential Specialist

Candice Castro strives to help clients achieve the dream of home ownership. She has been a licensed REALTOR in the state of Louisiana for over 8 years and continues to be a top-performing agent. Candice specializes in buyer and seller needs and has built a reputation for her savvy negotiations, uncompromising integrity, and cutting-edge marketing strategies.

She is experienced with new construction, working with builders and home buyers. She oversaw the completion of a 40-lot development. Candice is a Baton Rouge native providing thorough knowledge of the area and a strong desire to make her hometown, your home.

Most important is providing excellent service to her buyers and sellers in order to earn their trust, referrals, and repeat business.

Cami Castro

Cami Castro

Marketing and Listing Management

Cami Castro is in the senior class of 2022 and will be graduating from Central High School. Cami will further her education by attending Louisiana State University to study architecture along with being a part of the Castro Real Estate Services team. Cami’s intuitive skill sets and leadership is an asset in our marketing platforms.

David Leiva

David Leiva

Economic Forecaster

Prior to joining CRES, David was an economic recovery advisor for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency and an economic development consultant. David is also a former award-winning business journalist at The Annapolis Capital of Maryland and started his career with The Associated Press.

A New Orleans native, David holds degrees, certificates, and fellowships from Loyola University in New Orleans, Tulane University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Naval War College. He is currently a doctoral student studying international economics in the International Development Program at USM. Last year, he was awarded a two-year scholarship by the National Guard Association of Mississippi to complete his studies.

David continues to serve in the armed forces and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is currently the Director of Personnel and Community Activities at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, the second largest Army National Guard installation in the United States, where more than 50,000 service members of all branches train annually along with select members of Other Government Agencies.

David has been credited with major economic development projects, including the Port of Gulfport designation as the nation’s 17th Strategic Seaport by the U.S. Department of Defense. When utilized, the designation is valued at $150 million annually.

In 2015, he presented at the Army Operations Research Symposium on a workforce deployment management model he co-developed at U.S. Army Central Command. He was the only member of the National Guard to present at the annual event that brings the Army’s top mathematicians and statisticians together at Fort Detrick, MD.

David also serves an adjunct assistant professor of economics at the University of Maryland Global Campus and teaches disaster leadership at the Tulane University Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy.
He resides in Daytona Beach, FL, where he enjoys sailing, skydiving, and NASCAR.

Jason kinchen

Jason kinchen


As a former professional baseball player with the New York Yankees organization Jason Kinchen comes with a tremendous work ethic and the ability to perform at the highest level.  Mr. Kinchen also brought the Central Private Rebels to six Championships during his tenure as their head Baseball coach and is one of the most sought out hitting coaches in the area.  So no shortage of success for Mr. Kinchen.  
Prior to coming to CRES Mr. Kinchen was the West Feliciana Parish Parks and Recreation Director where he developed many strong relationships.  This is the level of performance that he will put to use for all his real estate clients 




What We Do

We provide a highly focused, individualized current investment analysis and strategy.


SFR Portfolios

Commercial (Sales and Leasing)

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