Our Professional Service Partners

Judy Pope,
Portfolio Manager

Judy Pope started her career in property management in 1996 as a leasing specialist.  Since that time, she was a property manager then with hard work and determination became a regional portfolio manager.  Judy has extensive experience in conventional class A and luxury assets, HUD insured and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties.

Judy’s knowledge of property operations and strong budgetary philosophy has proven to be of significant value to the properties she manages.

Judy builds her management TEAM through a strong and consistent management operating philosophy of motivating her on site staffs to “go the extra mile”.  Her staff turnover is extremely low; personnel are motivated, which leads to lower operating costs and higher NOI, thus an increased value for an asset.


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Ed Wagers,
Architect, Construction Manager

Oversight of construction and monitoring of the current CST development project on a day to day basis is essential. Leading the construction monitoring is a seasoned professional, Ed Wagers, a licensed architect. Ed has more than 25 years of experience in multi-family project and construction management. He has worked in almost every facet of construction from commercial, industrial, retail, golf courses, to multi-family residential. He brings a wealth of experience that also spans developments in all parts of the country. In addition, he has successfully partnered with public entities in all phases of zoning, planning, wetland and governmental approval for land and development. Because of his expertise, Ed coordinates all matters with the contractor, the architect and the engineer.


Troy Collins
Development Associate

Troy Collins, CST Land Developer’s Associate, joined the firm in August 2017. Troy’s background is in multi-family brokerage where he specialized in the analysis, underwriting, marketing, acquisitions, and dispositions of multi-family apartment assets. At CST, Troy provides research analysis, data gathering, community outreach, and coordination.

Prior to joining CST, Troy attended Loyola University in New Orleans where he was a member of the baseball team on an Athletic Scholarship and majoring in Business Administration. Troy later enrolled at Louisiana State University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business.

He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, a place that he is proud to call home. Troy maintains a passion for the game of baseball and has coached youth teams for the last 9 years. He finds it fulfilling and a way to give back to the community– and is something that he will always love to do.