American Triple I Partners

As the founder and Chairman of American CityVista, CEO Henry Cisneros brings executive and urban planning experience to the homebuilding joint venture he formed with Kaufman and Broad in August 2000. Previously, Cisneros was President and Chief Operating Officer of Univision Communications in Los Angeles, the Spanish-language broadcaster that has become the fifth-most-watched television network in the nation. From 1993 to 1997, Cisneros served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, Secretary Cisneros was assigned American’s housing and community development portfolio. He is credited with initiating a major revitalization of many of the nation’s public housing developments and with formulating policies that have contributed to today’s record homeownership rate. Prior to joining the Cabinet, he was Chairman of Cisneros Asset Management Company, a fixed income money management firm operating nationally.
In 1981, Cisneros became the fist Hispanic American Mayor of a major U.S. city. During his four terms in office, Cisneros helped rebuild the city’s economic base and created jobs through massive infrastructure and downtown improvements, making San Antonio one of the most progressive cities in the nation. In 1984, he was interviewed by the Democratic Presidential Nominee as a potential candidate for Vice President, and in 1986 was selected the Outstanding Mayor in the nation by City and State magazine. Mr. Cisneros has served as President of the National League of Cities, Chairman of the National Civic League, Deputy Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and as a board member of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Speaking at the Following:

Feb 21

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Closing General Session

11:30am – 1:00pm
Hilton Austin, Governor's Salon ABC, Floor 4

This closing general session will include a fireside chat between Ron Terwilliger and Henry Cisneros, two titans of the housing industry, as they reflect on the latest issues and trends in the housing market, and what solutions and opportunities they believe can catalyze housing production and improve housing affordability. (Lunch provided.)