Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Tony Salazar

President, West Coast Operations, McCormack Baron Salazar


Tony Salazar is President of the West Coast Division of McCormack Baron Salazar Inc. His career has been dedicated to rebuilding America's forgotten distressed urban communities. His firm has developed and manages nearly 15,000 residential units and 1.2 million square feet of retail space. Salazar specializes in developing large-scale urban projects in distressed areas that involve mixed-use (housing and retail), mixed-income (affordable and market-rate), multi-generational (families and seniors) and various housing types (rental and for-sale). The financing for such projects involves a combination of conventional debt, government sources, foundation grants and/or program-related investment loans and pension funds. Salazar is currently developing several transit-oriented developments around the country. He also serves as a director with two national organizations, the Enterprise Community Partners and the National Council of La Raza.


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