about dc partners
DC Partners develops high-quality residential high-rise, mid-rise, mixed-use and suburban projects. With extensive experience, our commitment to excellence and value creation continues to drive our approach.
Our portfolio of projects under way, completed and acquired covers more than 1.5 million square feet and $500 million in development.
Meet the team
The Arts Residences at Thompson San Antonio
2506 W. Main
President & Chief Executive Officer
A businessman with strong ties in the United States, Mexico and Europe, Roberto Contreras has made a name for himself as a respected entrepreneur. Mr. Contreras has founded and owned several highly successful companies, including Cosentino North America, recognized in 2005 by Inc. Magazine as one of the top 50 fastest growing private companies in the U.S.
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director
Acho Azuikemanages DC Partners’ real estate development and investment activities, including compliance with all EB-5 Program requirements. Mr. Azuike has over 12 years of experience in the real estate industry, with experience ranging from real estate finance to real estate development. He graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degreein economics, and received anMBA from Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.
Executive Vice President & Chief Investor Relations
Emilio Guzmán is responsible for strategic client management communication, marketing, and investment compliance to enable effective business relations between investors and the company. Mr. Guzmán brings over 18 years of combined experience in real estate investment markets to DC Partners.
Executive VP & Project Management / Development
Armin Deutsch has over 25 years of extensive experience in project management, construction, merchandising and purchasing. Mr. Deutsch previously worked for FORTUNE100 companies such as Home Depot, where he was responsible for purchasing volumes in excess of $1 billion annually. His diverse background includes managing construction projects in most major U.S. cities, as well as Canada.
Chief Financial Officer
Douglas Dillard has nearly 15 years of experience as a finance and accounting professional. In his current role, he manages finance and operations for several subsidiaries of St. Christopher Holdings and DC Partners. Mr. Dillard’s diverse background includes accounting leadership, financial planning and analysis, and technology consulting.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Julie Kleine is responsible for marketing programs, brand management, advertising, and public relations. Mrs. Kleine has more than 15 years of management experience in the publicly-traded real estate industry,including global sales and marketing, trade show development, digital/social and traditional media, and multilingual communications for international, commercial, and land information management consulting firms.
Roberto Contreras IV
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President Roberto Contreras IV handles the East Asia market for DC Partners (known in China as Lone Star Consulting). He is committed to the development of businesses to expand influence in China. With focused attention on multiple lines of business, Contreras has achieved excellent results in individual business services and institutional investment cooperation. He is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Spanish.
Recent census data has shown just how much the Latino population is growing and succeeding in the U.S. From artists to dancers to entrepreneurs, they are the new Latino landscape in America. Among these shaping the Latino landscape of Houston is our very own CEO, Roberto Contreras, appearing in an interview with NBC News on-site at […]
DC Partners, the real estate development and investment firm, announced today the topping out of 4411 San Felipe, a mixed-use mid-rise Class A+ office and retail building. Now 60% leased, DC Partners is also pleased to announce their newest tenant CIEL Restaurant + Lounge, a luxury dining experience from Le Ciel Hospitality.
We’re thrilled to announce that The Moon’s Daughters at the Thompson Hotel in San Antonio was named the #1 Restaurant for this fall by USA Today! “This rooftop venue takes the downtown San Antonio scene to a whole new level with chic fine dining and elegance in all aspects.” Read More >>
If Chef Steve McHugh’s Cured restaurant shows his roots in rural Wisconsin and his adopted home-town of New Orleans, Landrace picks up where Cured left off, and anchors its understanding of San Antonio in the land itself.