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 80+ 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 with the first company August Perez Jr & Associates. Subsequently, his son August Perez III took over operations of the firm in 1978. In 1992, August Perez III added 2 shareholders to the firm, and changed the name to Perez Ernst Farnet, APC. In 2000, architect Angela O’Byrne, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C reduced the family of companies to one corporation, shortened the name of the firm to Perez APC, and assumed 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