Alex San Andrés
Commercial Real Estate
- Vice President of Acquisitions, Lowe Enterprises
- Director of Development, Fougler-Pratt Companies
- Architect, AECOM
- M.B.A., University of Virginia
- M.Arch., Southern California Institute of Architecture
- B.A., Oberlin College
Alex San Andrés currently serves as a Managing Director and Head of the Commercial Real Estate Group within the Merchant Banking Division of Opus Bank. Mr. San Andrés has over 17 years of experience in real estate, primarily as a principal investor and developer of multifamily, office, retail, and mixed-use properties.
Prior to joining Opus Bank, Mr. San Andrés led West Coast acquisitions at Lowe Enterprises, a Los Angeles-based real estate development and investment firm. Mr. San Andrés was responsible for deal sourcing, underwriting, market analysis, market positioning, and sourcing debt and equity capital for Lowe’s multifamily and commercial real estate projects on the West Coast, as well as in the Denver metropolitan market. Prior to Lowe, Mr. San Andrés served as Director of Development and Acquisitions for Foulger-Pratt Companies, where he sourced deals, lead redevelopment efforts on 1,100 multifamily units, and secured entitlements for multifamily, residential, retail, office, and industrial projects on the East Coast.
Earlier in his career, Mr. San Andrés served as an architect with AECOM. Mr. San Andrés holds an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business, a Master of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and a B.A. degree from Oberlin College.