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

Vice Chair Frank Herrera, Jr.

Treasurer Maria Estela de Rios

Secretary Thomas Reston


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

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

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

Norma Cantu (Austin, TX) - Professor of Law and Education, University of Texas at Austin

Gilberto Cardenas (Notre Dame, IN) - Assistant Provost and Director, Institute for Latino Studies at University of Notre Dame

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

Frank Herrera, Jr. (San Antonio, TX) - President, The Herrera Law Firm, Inc.

Irma Rodriguez Moisa (Los Angeles, CA) - Senior Partner, Atkinson, Andelson Loya, Ruud and Romo

Michael A. Olivas (Houston, TX) - Chair and Director, University of Houston Law Center

David Orta (Washington, D.C.) - Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan LLP

Thomas Reston (Washington, D.C.) - Attorney

Jose R. Rodriguez (El Paso, TX) - Senator, State of Texas

Jose Sanchez (Los Angeles, CA) - Partner, Sidley Austin

Carlos Singer (Los Angeles, CA) - Partner, Huang Ybarra Singer and May LLP

Henry Solano (Denver, CO) - Partner, Wilson Elser

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.

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