Extraordinary Living

Rooted in Integrity

At Caldwell Companies, we know first-hand that when people spend time together, incredible things can happen. Families grow closer, neighbors become friends, and a close-knit community is born.  We’ve developed a strong reputation for building extraordinary gated communities that foster a recreational lifestyle that is active and builds relationships. Caldwell Communities are more than simply places to live – they are places where lives are enriched; which is why more and more families seek out our active communities when considering a move.

After over 25 years in the local community as both developer and neighbor, we’re committed to applying these same principles in our homes.  We understand that the details matter and that there’s reward in the journey.  That’s why we’re committed to partnering with you on building an incredible luxury home that is thoughtfully designed to enhance your lifestyle.  With Caldwell, you are not simply buying a home, you are becoming part of a thoroughly planned lifestyle that starts the minute you enter one of our communities.

Our Commitment to You

Because fulfilling your desires in a new home drives everything we do, we promise to provide an outstanding home building experience that results in an intentionally designed home that facilitates a highly active lifestyle.

We do this by abiding by the following principles:

Extensive consumer research to fully understand your wants and needs

Collaborative building experience to help you fully understand how your home is built and how it is designed to perform

Flexible floor plan options so that you can craft your home around the living spaces you desire

Personalized design selections so that your home is uniquely yours

Advanced home automation and remote technology to allow for a lock & leave lifestyle

Low-Maintenance building materials for minimal upkeep

Continual trend analysis to ensure we’re building with the latest science for optimum energy efficiency

Your Team of Experts

Building exceptional custom new homes begins with building an exceptional team, which is why our associates bring over 30 years of home building experience to every home we build.

Ronnie Hale

Ronnie Hale joined Caldwell with almost 30 years of business experience and a strong background in corporate finance.  As Director of Capital Markets and Chief Financial Officer, Ronnie works to structure property level equity and debt financing transactions; source equity and debt;  coordinate investor relations, improve and enhance cash management strategies, oversee property and note acquisition and implement business development initiatives. Hale came to Caldwell Companies from NetVersant Solutions, LLC where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. 

Ronnie is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting.  Hale has been married to his wife Debbie for over 20 years, and they have three children – Reese, Molly, and Abbey.  The Hales are members of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.  Hale is a CPA and has served on the board of various community organizations, including the Stella Link Redevelopment Association, Braeswood Place Homeowners Association and the Texas A&M Mays College of Business Accounting Advisory Council.  He enjoys playing golf and attending children's athletic activities.

Peter Barnhart

As Development Partner, Peter Barnhart brings a very successful history of acquiring, developing and selling large land development projects. With Caldwell Homes, he serves as Executive Vice President & Partner. Peter’s financial, construction and marketing skills combined with a unique blend of experience in commercial and community development, allows Caldwell Companies to plan and create environments where people like to live, work and play.

Peter’s 20 years of real estate experience includes six years with RealtiCorp Commercial Investment Fund in Greenville, SC. Beginning as Director of Sales and Marketing and moving up to Regional Partner, he handled complex land development transactions in seven different cities and involving more than 4000 acres of land. Peter also has experience with Byzance, Inc. and Plantation Homes.

Raised in Houston, Peter earned his bachelor’s degree in Construction Science and his master’s degree in Land and Real Estate Development - both from Texas A&M University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Real Estate Development Association Professional Advisory Board and Texas A&M University’s Century Club.

Outside of work, Peter likes golfing, fishing, hunting, flying and many other outdoor activities. Residing in Northwest Houston, Peter and his wife Debra enjoy spending time with their daughters, Jordan and Grace.

Fred Caldwell

Fred began his career in 1983 with The Originals Group, a local homebuilder and development company based out of Houston, Texas.  It was here that he learned the needs of homeowners and the way housing facilitates different life stages.

In 1990, Fred became the founding partner of Caldwell Nyberg Interests, which was later renamed as Caldwell Companies. Today, the firm is a platform for some of the most innovative real estate development, investment and service companies in the industry. The focus for Caldwell Companies across its platform is building extraordinary places that enrich lives.

Fred serves on the Board of Directors and was past Chairman of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation, is a former member of the 12th Man Foundation Executive Board, is a Lowry Mays College & Graduate School of Business Development Board Member, is on the Board of Directors and was past Chairman for the Lonestar College System District Foundation, and is an Elder with the Church at Crosslake.

Fred is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds both a Master of Science in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Fred was a three-year letterman on the Texas A&M football team.

Fred and his wife, Susan, have been married for over 30 years and have two children: Amanda and Lindsey. The Caldwell's reside in Northwest Houston.

Anthony Moreno

Anthony Moreno just joined Caldwell Homes and will be serving as our Sales Manager. In this important role, he will be developing relationships with both buyers and our realtor partners. He’ll accomplish this by doing consistent marketing to realtor offices in the area and also by managing the day to day sales activities for Caldwell Homes. He brings a lot of experience to his role, having previously spent over 6 years with Westin Homes as part of his overall 10 years of new home sales experience.

Anthony is active in his family, serving as a coach for his daughter’s softball team. In fact, he really loves sports and the outdoors and enjoys going hunting and fishing – he’s going to fit right in with our team!

Kim Shelton

Kim Shelton recently joined Caldwell Homes and serves as a Sales Counselor for Towne Lake. She uses her sales abilities working with prospective buyers throughout the sales process. Her background includes both experience as a realtor as well as a new home sales consultant. She believes excellent customer service is defined by being genuinely interested in improving the customer’s lifestyle and makes it her top priority to go that extra mile to fulfill the buyer’s dream.

Raised in Germany, Kim earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Vechta in Germany. Helping people in every aspect of life was always her passion. Kim resides in Cypress with her husband, where they are devoted parents of 3 boys. She loves to travel, entertain, and enjoys outdoor activities.

Adam Sonntag

Adam Sonntag has joined Caldwell Homes and will be serving as our Purchasing Manager. In this role, he will be tracking and reporting key metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness in our buying for Caldwell Homes – basically he’s going to help keep a tight leash on our purse strings. He’ll do this through negotiating deals with our trade partners and by developing and leading purchasing strategies for our home building operations.

Adam is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a major in Construction Science and a minor in Business. He previously worked for Westin Homes for 5 years, doing both purchasing and being in the field as a construction manager for the homebuilder.

Adam is married and has one son. He enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at his church (The Bridge Fellowship Church), and any form of outdoor activity, including hunting, fishing, camping and cooking.

Hanna Hayes Hart

Originally from Spring, Texas, Hanna graduated from Texas A&M in 2000. Hanna's passion for real estate began upon completion of a Master's Degree in Management, when she started her career with Centex Destination Properties (CDP) - selling luxury homes in some of the most beautiful places in the United States. In 2010, she moved back to College Station and completed her PhD in Human Resources at Texas A&M University in 2012. While attending the PhD program full-time, she worked with the Traditions Club Development team, specializing in helping families find their perfect property.

In 2015, she took over Agent Development with TM5 Properties and her dedication to her agents helped push TM5 Properties to the #1 Independent Brokerage in the Brazos Valley, 2016 and 2017. Moreover, in 2017, Hanna received the #1 Agent Award with the most transactions and highest Gross Commission Income (GCI). Hanna's career with Caldwell Companies started in 2018 and she loves her role as Sales Director at Mission Ranch, helping Builders & Buyers in the Brazos Valley.

Hanna lives in College Station with her husband Thomas and their two sons Hunter and Harrison. In her free time, Hanna enjoys owning White Elm Day Spa and renovating & remodeling homes.

Rebecca Hart

Rebecca Hart is joining Caldwell Homes as a New Home Sales Professional in Mission Ranch. Throughout Rebecca's professional career she has worked closely with groups of varying individuals of different backgrounds. She has the expertise to bring a group composed of individuals with different ideas and values into one agreed shared view. She comes to us with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas State University.

Rebecca spent nine years in early education growing the young minds of our future, working with an ever-changing team of educators, and communicated daily with peers and parents. Through her many years of teaching experience, she discovered a love and passion for helping others discover the possibilities of their dreams and how to turn those dreams into reality. Prior to her teaching career, Rebecca spent time growing and learning in the property management field by working closely with a commercial property manager who was tasked with setting up offices in the Houston area. She then went on and assisted a thriving master planned community in the Cypress area with the execution of events throughout the year.

Built By Houstonians for Houstonians

At Caldwell, knowing the local market is imperative to our business, which is why we believe strongly in partnering with local architects who design exceptional floor plans specifically for Houston homeowners.

Sullivan Henry Oggero

Sullivan, Henry, Oggero & Associates, Inc. has built a sterling reputation with a 50 year track record of designing custom homes in the Greater Houston area and elsewhere in the U.S.  See examples of their work at www.shoplans.com

Gary Keith Jackson Design

As a premier luxury custom home & building design firm, Gary Keith Jackson has been building dreams for clients in the Houston Area since 1989. See examples of their work at www.luxurystockplans.com


Our team is composed of leaders who have embraced a simple statement as their mission: Doing it right. Right now.® This statement is the core of our philosophy on homeowner satisfaction and the way we do business – with honesty, integrity, timeliness and accuracy. We are always looking for people who embody these qualities to join our team.

Construction Superintendent

Caldwell Homes Texas Construction Superintendent is responsible for managing the production of new homes for our customers. This would include, but not limited to, understanding the details of each product under construction, schedule management of all appropriate vendor partners, validating construction in relation to construction drawings and state and local building codes, communicating with customers and prospects on the technical operations of their home and the construction process. This position for Caldwell Homes that includes representing our luxury brand in the marketplace, fostering a positive atmosphere for customers and prospects and the Team, promoting effective and timely communication with our customers and vendor partners and supporting an empathetic approach to customer service. This role also requires a proactive problem solver who walks each home under production on a daily basis, is engaged with vendor partners on quality execution and schedule management and ensuring that our brand promise is delivered on a daily basis.

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