Paul Panza is founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nicholas Residential LLC. As President and CEO, Mr. Panza has led the growth of Nicholas from inception to one of the Southwest’s most respected multifamily operating companies, overseeing in excess of $400 million in assets. He also serves as President and CEO of Bellevue Realty Management LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary and the firms dedicated Property and Construction Management firm.
Prior to Nicholas, Mr. Panza served as Managing Director of Westmount Realty Capital, a Dallas-based boutique private real estate investment company. As a member of the firm’s investment committee, he led the acquisition and disposition of more than $300 million in commercial assets across the United States.
Previously, Mr. Panza worked at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he consulted exclusively for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., the world’s largest diversified business process outsourcing firm, during its $6.4 billion acquisition by Xerox.
Mr. Panza has served on the boards of the Greater Dallas Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the Dallas Jesuit Alumni Association and is a past guest lecturer at the Cox School of Business. He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council, Dallas Regional Chamber, Dallas Business Journal’s Leadership Trust and serves as Chairman of The Nicholas Foundation, a charitable organization founded by the firm to donate time, expertise and financial resources to non-profits dedicated to solving social inequality in healthcare, education, housing, hunger and combating human trafficking.
Mr. Panza holds an MBA from the Cox School of Business and a BSAF in Economics and Applied Finance from Southern Methodist University.