Alejandro Monarez

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Alejandro Monarez, an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Department, is a well-rounded development professional who brings his legal and business perspective to make every transaction successful. He focuses his practice on affordable housing and community development matters that expand economic opportunities and build thriving communities. He has assisted with and completed many transactions using Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), or New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs), or both, and provided counsel on matters concerning the LIHTC program, including Qualified Allocation Plans, post-year 15 considerations, and preservation of affordability issues.

He has experience drafting, negotiating, and reviewing LIHTC land use restriction agreements and bond regulatory agreements; loan agreements, deeds of trust, and associated subordination agreements; purchase and sale agreements; commercial and rooftop lease agreements; contracts with vendors; and intergovernmental agreements with the State of Colorado. He has also worked with public-private partnerships to create statewide grant and loan funds in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

White Earth Nation Tribal Court, 2015

Professional Activities

President-Elect, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Foundation, 2022-present

Treasurer, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Foundation, 2018-2022

Recognition & Accomplishments

Outstanding New Hispanic Lawyer Award, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, 2020

DMCC Leadership Foundation Impact Denver Alumnus, 2019

Speaking Engagements

"Basics of Affordable Housing," 2022 Real Estate Institute, Minnesota CLE, October 27, 2022

Board Memberships & Community Service

Board Member, Sharing Connexion, Inc., 2020-present

Mentor, Law School...Yes We Can, 2020-present

At-Large Director, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, 2019-present



University of St. Thomas School of Law (J.D. 2014)

Texas Tech University (B.S. 2011)