Andrew McGinty


Mr. McGinty heads operations management for Castle Development Partners.  He oversees all land and community acquisitions, deal structuring, business strategy and new business development.  Mr. McGinty has over a decade of experience in residential and commercial real estate in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.  Prior to his career in multifamily development, Mr. McGinty was an executive with the management consulting firm Accenture in Washington, DC and Paris, France.  Mr. McGinty has an MBA from The University of Virginia and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Michael McNamara


In his 30-year career in multifamily development, Mr. McNamara has developed over 5,000 conventional, subsidized, tax credit and elderly apartment units.  In 1990, McNamara founded Castle Development Inc. and grew it into one of the leading developers of multifamily housing in Virginia.  Prior to starting Castle, Mr. McNamara held several executive positions with Amurcon Realty, including Chief Financial Officer and President of the Property Management division.  Prior to joining Amurcon, he worked as a CPA in Richmond, Virginia.  Mr. McNamara has a BS in accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Thomas R. Niles, III


Mr. Niles leads the renovation and repositioning of acquired assets.  In his role as a Regional Property Manager with Grady Management, Mr. Niles also oversees the operation of many of the Castle owned assets.  Mr. Niles has an MBA from the College of William and Mary and a BS in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University.

Adam Swartout

VICE PRESIDENT of construction

Mr. Swartout is responsible for the successful execution of all Castle projects from development through construction and stabilization.  He draws on his 25 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry to oversee the design and construction of Castle projects and integration of the leasing and property management teams.  Prior to joining Castle, Mr. Swartout was a Project Executive with Grunley Construction and played a key role in the company’s significant growth in the Washington D.C. market during his 15 year tenure.  He also served as Director of Construction for a leading real estate development company in the Charlottesville, VA area.  Mr. Swartout holds a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree from Penn State University with a specialization in Construction Management.

Jess Achenbach


Mr. Achenbach heads land acquisition, deal structuring and financial underwriting of all development opportunities.  He manages project planning and oversees new development preparation and design.  Prior to joining Castle, Mr. Achenbach was an associate at Jones Lang LaSalle, working in its Chicago based Capital Markets and Investment Sales group.  He founded and ran a residential real estate development company prior to his joining Castle.  Mr. Achenbach has a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University.