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The Santex Team

Our commitment to professionalism and customer satisfaction starts with our team in the field. Many of our employees have been with the company for over 15 years and are experts at their trades. We stand behind their work and are committed to delivering our clients quality craftsmanship in all aspects of the business. 

Our Leadership

Gerardo "Gerry" Elizalde – President In his role Gerry oversees everything from project management on the field to cost estimating and client relations. During the San Antonio housing boom of the late 70’s and early 80’s Gerry developed key relationships with home builders Ray Ellison and Cliff Morton Homes painting tract houses for residential subdivisions. In an effort to keep the business thriving through the next decades, Gerry expanded the company’s services to commercial contracting. Today, Santex is in its 37th year in business is known as a leader in the industry.

Gerardo "Gerry" Elizalde – President

In his role Gerry oversees everything from project management on the field to cost estimating and client relations. During the San Antonio housing boom of the late 70’s and early 80’s Gerry developed key relationships with home builders Ray Ellison and Cliff Morton Homes painting tract houses for residential subdivisions. In an effort to keep the business thriving through the next decades, Gerry expanded the company’s services to commercial contracting. Today, Santex is in its 37th year in business is known as a leader in the industry.

Jay Elizalde – Vice President In his role Jay handles cost estimating, business development and oversees existing company accounts. Previous to joining Santex, Jay spent four years developing strong relationships in the commercial real estate industry handling site selection and lease negotiations for both national and regional retail clients at The Retail Strategy and The Weitzman Group. Jay graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2010 with a BBA in Real Estate Finance and Development. Jay has held leadership roles in the Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a member of the Witte Society. 

Jay Elizalde – Vice President

In his role Jay handles cost estimating, business development and oversees existing company accounts. Previous to joining Santex, Jay spent four years developing strong relationships in the commercial real estate industry handling site selection and lease negotiations for both national and regional retail clients at The Retail Strategy and The Weitzman Group. Jay graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2010 with a BBA in Real Estate Finance and Development. Jay has held leadership roles in the Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a member of the Witte Society.