Fernando De Leon is the Founder and CEO of Leon Capital Group, a real estate investment and development firm with approximately $3 billion in assets. Leon Capital Group develops and invests in net leased properties, residential for sale communities, self-storage facilities, and multifamily and industrial assets. Mr. De Leon is the sole General Partner of over 300 partnerships across the Leon Capital Group of companies.
Mr. De Leon is a co-founder of CREXI, one of the largest digital marketplaces connecting buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in the commercial real estate sector. Mr. De Leon is the owner of Mattison Avenue, a salon suites operator with 30 locations, and he is the founder and owner of Specialty Dental Brands, a pediatric dental, orthodontic and oral surgery company with 75 clinics across the U.S.
Additionally, Leon Capital, along with the Perot Companies, co-founded a European Industrial company which currently controls over $2 billion in industrial assets in the European Union.
Mr. De Leon began his career as an analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co in New York. Mr. De Leon received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Harvard University, where he was a Hoover Foundation Scholar and National Coca Cola Scholar. He serves on the board of many of the company’s portfolio companies, as well as the Harvard Interviewing Committee and the Dallas Assembly.