Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D)

Industry
Lawyer
Education
B.A., Stanford; J.D., Harvard Law
Spouse
Anna Flores
Committees
Not yet assigned
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Castro served in the Texas House from 2002 to 2012.

     

     

  • He had a private law practice in San Antonio that he divested from when he was elected to Congress.

  • His wife, Anna Flores, works at NewTek, a video and video software company in San Antonio.

  • He worked as a visiting professor at St. Mary's University from 2005 to 2007.

Property

  • Home in San Antonio valued at $235,540

  • Apartment in Washington, D.C., valued at $279,810

Analysis

  • Castro's identical twin brother, Julián Castro, is the former mayor of San Antonio and former U.S. Secretary for Housing and Urban Development. 

  • Castro is a director at National College Advising Corps, an organization that aims to mentor low-income, first-generation college students to boost enrollment and access. 

  • He is a member of the St. Philip’s College President’s Advising Board, of the St. Mary’s University Mission and Identity Committee and of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials Education Task Force.