General Counsel - Finance Manager
Alejandro “Alex” Padua has been with the company and its affiliates since 2002. As the in-house counsel and vice president, Alex drafts and negotiates contracts and other transactional documents. Alex has spent the past eight years working side by side with Francisco Padua absorbing his 45+ years of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the Real Estate Industry including Debt and Equity project financing, Domestic and International development, brokerage, and Asset management. This has allowed him to build an extensive network of developers, investors, bank and non-bank lenders, homebuilders, attorneys and many other industry professionals in both Texas and Mexico. Although a native of Mexico City, Alex has lived most of his life in Houston, TX as the Padua Family moved there in 1988. Alex earned a B.B.A. in Finance from University of Texas in Austin and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center. Alex is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Alex is fluent in Spanish and has worked on various international cross-border real estate and legal matters in Mexico giving him invaluable experience and knowledge of the Mexican Legal system.
Alejandro Padua is licensed as an attorney in the state of Texas and has been involved in structuring all the legal and financial portions of every project the Padua Realty principals are involved in and has also done it on behalf of 3rd party clients. Alejandro is also involved in all the entity formation, purchase and sale contract preparation and negotiation, construction contracts, title work, and other legal matters that come up in real estate development, sales and construction. He also has hands-on real estate experience the construction (including vertical home construction), management, and sales which makes Alex’s skills extremely well rounded.