Vice President, Real Estate
Joe has been in the commercial real estate industry for nearly 15 years and currently serves as the Vice President of Real Estate at Santikos Real Estate Services. His responsibilities include oversite of departmental operations, development initiatives, 3rd party investments, acquisitions/dispositions and facilities management.
Prior to joining Santikos, Joe worked at CST Brands, a publicly traded fuel and convenience store retailer, in their corporate real estate group. After graduating from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, Joe started his career as a commercial real estate appraiser and holds a State Appraiser License. Joe also received his MBA in Real Estate Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Joe has been an active member of the Real Estate Council of San Antonio, participating in the 2015 Leadership Development Program. He is a member of the International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Senior Property Manager
Stephanie Sanchez joined Santikos Real Estate in 2023 and currently serves as the Senior Property Manager. Her responsibilities include leading the property management team and fostering relationships with tenants and vendors across the Santikos’ commercial portfolio.
Stephanie began her commercial real estate career in 2009 with Port San Antonio where she served as a Construction Manager before transitioning to Property Management. Her commercial property management background includes office, retail, and industrial. She holds a BBA in Real Estate Finance & Development from University of Texas at San Antonio and a MBA in Management from Our Lady of the Lake University. She is currently working on her PhD in Leadership Studies at Our Lady of the Lake University. Stephanie is a native of San Antonio and is married with three sons.
LUCIO J. CANTU, CCIM
Director of Real Estate
Lucio Cantu joined Santikos in 2019 and currently serves as the Director of Real Estate. Lucio is responsible for overseeing the management, sales, and leasing of the company's improved 1.2M square feet of retail, office, industrial, and theater assets, as well as over 130 acres of raw land in Santikos’ real estate portfolio.
Lucio brings over 18 years of commercial real experience in the San Antonio and surrounding Texas markets. He is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a BBA in Management. He earned his CCIM designation in 2007 and served as President of the San Antonio/South Texas CCIM Chapter in 2016. Lucio is a native of San Antonio and is married with two children.
Laura Serna is a Property Manager for Santikos Real Estate Services responsible for daily operations and management of Santikos’ commercial portfolio. Her responsibilities as a Property Manger include tenant and vendor relations as well as ensuring maintenance requests are handled satisfactorily for our tenants.
Laura began her commercial real estate career in 2017 with Transwestern where she served as an Administrative Assistant. Her commercial property management background includes commercial office, retail, industrial and medical office buildings.
Caron Nevarez joined Santikos Real Estate in 2017 and currently serves as the Asset & Construction Manager. Her responsibilities include construction management, asset management and leasing.
Prior to joining Santikos Real Estate, Caron was Property Administrator at World Class Real Estate in Austin, TX.
Caron is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin where she received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies with a concentration in Latino Media Studies.
Rebecca Massey is a Property Manager for Santikos Real Estate Services where she coordinates daily operations and helps foster the landlord-tenant relationship. Prior to joining Santikos in 2016, Rebecca began her commercial real estate career in 2013 with Thomas Land & Development as an Administrative Assistant at The RIM Shopping Center in San Antonio, Texas.
In early 2014, Hines Global REIT acquired The RIM and awarded Rebecca the opportunity to remain on-site as the accustomed Administrative Assistant. Rebecca holds a MBA in Project Management from Texas A&M University- San Antonio and a BBA in Finance from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas.
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