Director, Up for Growth Action Board of Directors; Managing Partner, Communidad Partners
Antonio Marquez serves as Principal and Managing Partner of Comunidad Realty Partners, a Quez Capital company. He is responsible for strategic planning, capital raising efforts, and Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee. He is involved in business plan formation on new acquisitions, value-add strategy implementation, and cultural strategic efforts. Mr. Marquez has 20 years of experience with his family’s group of companies serving the Hispanic marketplace and has managed his family’s commercial portfolio totaling over 2 million square feet of office, retail, and industrial space. He has been involved in multifamily real estate transactions working or partnering with a number of firms, namely, LM Capital – a CalSTRS-backed investment firm, Carlyle, GE Capital, Prudential, Hines, and Wells Fargo. Mr. Marquez graduated cum laude from California Polytechnic – San Luis Obispo and attended the Stan Ross Program in Real Estate at the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate where he focused on urban real estate with an emphasis in affordable/workforce housing.