MALDEF Property Management Corporation (MPMC)

MALDEF Property Management Corporation (MPMC), a 501(c) (3) organization, manages the building which serves as the National Headquarters and Los Angeles Regional Offices for MALDEF. The MPMC building also serves as a unique professional environment primarily for other non-profit organizations that provide assistance to minority and other underserved communities.

MALDEF Property Management Corporation

MPMC enables organizations with similar missions to collaborate and share resources to foster positive social change.

MPMC Building Photo Gallery

The 12-story, Art Deco Design structure known as The Banks Huntley Building was built in the 1930’s and is located in the Creative gallery Row District of Downtown Los Angeles. It was registered as a Historic Landmark Building in 1997. The building has beautiful marble flooring throughout the common areas with wood and marble walls on each floor. The building is of a steel structure with reinforced concrete. It was retrofitted in 1992 to meet all current commercial building standards including seismic upgrades. It boasts over 3,300 square feet of penthouse space with views of the historic downtown district.

Commercial office space is available for lease. Meeting rooms are also available for rent as well as large rooms and open spaces ideal for hosting a variety of events. Please click here for the reservation form, which includes current meeting and event room rental prices.


Chair Charlene Aguilar (South Bend, IN) - Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

Vice Chair Hector J. Cuellar (Newport Coast, CA) – President, Gassó Capital Markets

Treasurer Maria Estela de Rios (Albuquerque, NM) - Chairman & CEO, ORION International Technologies, Inc.

Secretary Thomas Reston (Washington, D.C.) – Attorney


Morris J. Baller (Oakland, CA) - Partner, Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian, Ho

Lydia Camarillo (San Antonio, TX) - Vice President, Southwest Voter Registration Education Project

William Candelaria (New York, NY) – Partner, DLA Piper LLP

Norma Cantú (Austin, TX) - Professor of Law & Education, University of Texas at Austin

Gregory Evans (Los Angeles, CA) – Partner, McGuireWoods

Mercedes Marquez (Houston, TX) – Chair & Director, University of Houston Law Center

Carlos Singer (Los Angeles, CA) – Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles

Alex Vasquez (Bentonville, AR) – Assoc. General Counsel of Corporate Affairs, Walmart Legal Department

Peter Villegas (Irvine, CA) - Vice President of Latin Affairs, Coca-Cola Company

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the Finance Department at (213) 629-2512 x112 or x102, or MPMC’s building engineer at x117. Please fax your completed form to (213) 629-3549.

Copyright 2009 MALDEF — Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund