Marty is well known for his achievements and vision. A Fort Worth native, Marty began his San Antonio business career in 1969, upon graduating from the Business Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin and marrying San Antonio native Rene Lynn Mandel. Charles Martin Wender's business real estate development projects in San Antonio include Westover Hills in the northwest area, Fawn Meadow in the Medical Center, Crownridge at IH 10 West and Camp Bullis Road and Oak Run in New Braunfels. Marty's visions of a revitalization of the city's west side have come to fruition in his Westover Hills development. He was selected as one of five "Visionaries" by the San Antonio Business Journal special section entitled "A Century of Business" for his vision and accomplishments in west San Antonio and his Westover Hills Development.