Founded in 1940, Perez has grown into a national company with international reach. We are a 100% Woman and Minority owned, multidisciplinary firm providing a full range of in-house services including architecture, design-build, construction, landscape architecture, planning, interior design, and real estate development. Our depth of service offerings is complemented by 15 national offices on the Gulf Coast, West Coast, East Coast, and Midwest, and a diverse portfolio of experience, which spans nearly every building and project type imaginable. (Check out our featured projects and full project list here)

Who we are

Perez, APC is shaped by the knowledge and capacity that comes with a long, successful history, and the resourceful spirit and personal care afforded by our small business status. Our work is a product of our dynamic identity, informed both by the tradition that is our foundation, and the innovation that drives us forward. Even with the strength of 70 years behind us, we prove to our clients every day that our ambition has never wavered.
The Perez family of companies was founded by August Perez, Jr. in 1940. Subsequently, his son August Perez III took over operations of the firm in 1978. In 2000, architect Angela O'Byrne, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, created one successor corporation, called Perez, A Professional Corporation (APC), assuming sole ownership and leadership of the firm, which she continues to lead to this day.
  • August Perez, Jr., Founder & 1st CEO from 1940 to 1978 (birth 1906 - death 1998)
  • August Perez III, 2nd CEO from 1978 to 2000 (birth 1933 - death 2014)
  • Angela O'Byrne, 3rd CEO from 2000 to present