Henry CisnerosChairman & Co-CIO at American Triple I Partners
Mr. Cisneros is Chairman, Co-CIO and a Co-Founder of American Triple I Partners. He provides governance leadership and develops relationships with asset and investor partners. Mr. Cisneros is also Chairman of the Executive Committee of ATI’s affiliate Siebert Williams Shank & Co. Mr. Cisneros co-founded CityView, a registered investment adviser which has invested in and completed more than 100 real asset projects in 13 states. As a member of CityView’s executive, investment, and audit committees, Mr. Cisneros oversaw the deployment of $5.0 billion of asset value and the formation of eight funds. In 1981, Mr. Cisneros became the first Hispanic-American mayor of a major U.S. city, San Antonio, where he helped rebuild the city’s economic base and spurred the creation of jobs through massive infrastructure projects and downtown improvements, including a new airport terminal, a 65,000 domed stadium, underground flood diversion for the City’s Riverwalk, and a nuclear power generation project. Following four terms as Mayor, Mr. Cisneros formed Cisneros Asset Management Company. In 1992, President Clinton appointed Mr. Cisneros as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development where he was credited with initiating the revitalization of many of the nation’s public housing developments and formulating policies, which led to the nation’s highest homeownership rate.
Mr. Cisneros holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Texas A&M University, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, and a Doctorate in Public Administration from George Washington University, as well as more than 20 honorary doctorates from leading universities. He currently holds the Series 7, 24, 52, 53, 63, 79, 82, 50, 72, 62, and 65 licenses.