Fritz L. Duda
Fritz L. Duda is the founder and owner of the Fritz Duda Company, a privately held real estate development and investment firm with offices in Dallas, Newport Beach, and Reno. Fritz has served on the boards of a number of private and public companies and was a founding investor and director of HMI Acquisitions and, subsequently, The Vons Companies, Inc. from 1985 to 1997, when the company was merged with Safeway.
Fritz has served on the board of several public and private companies. He served on the University of Notre Dame College of Engineering and Architecture Advisory Council from 1991 to 1997 and was named a Trustee of the University in 1997. He has served as Chair of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees Campus Planning Committee and is Chair of the International Facilities Committee. Fritz was a recipient of an honorary doctorate of laws degree from the University in 2009. He is a Trustee of the University of California’s Hastings College of Law 1066 Foundation and is a member of the Knights of Malta.
Fritz is a graduate of the University of California ’s Hastings College of the Law, where he received his L.L.B. and J.D. degree in 1964 and is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.
EVP and COO
Andy serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Fritz Duda Company. He oversees all facets of management and development operations for the company. Andy has a broad background in both development and asset management. Prior to joining Fritz Duda Company, he was the Executive Vice President at Capital Commercial Investments in Austin, Texas and before this assignment he occupied similar positions at Broe Real Estate in Denver and ProLogis where he served as a Fund Portfolio Manager for significant funds and assets including joint ventures with numerous institutional investors.
Andy is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and received his MBA in finance from Tulane University. He is also a graduate of the Harvard NARIEM Leadership Program.
Vice President, Western Division
Paul Tanguay joined FDC in May of 2018 as the Northern Nevada Manager. Paul has been a developer, builder, and asset manager for over 35 years in the residential and commercial real estate industry. He has developed master-planned communities, mixed-use projects, commercial design-build projects, residential land tracts, and single-family and multi-family communities. In the 80’s and 90’s Paul held top regional and divisional executive positions as a Division President for General Homes (Houston), Division President for Ryland Homes (Dallas/Fort Worth) and Regional Vice President for Lewis Homes (Nevada). Between 2000 and 2006 Paul and two partners at Pacific West Companies developed over 3,300 condominiums in 16 projects in Northern and Central Valley California and Nevada. Paul then started his own development company, E3 Communities in 2006 purchasing and developing projects totaling over 2,300 acres and 2,700 residential units. In 2011 Paul joined John Dermody Ventures as their President acquiring and developing design-build and build-to-suit commercial projects and managing a commercial portfolio of over 1 Million square feet in 15 western U.S. cities. In 2013 Paul formed Symbio Development, LLC to develop residential, commercial, master planned, and mixed-use communities in Northern Nevada.
Paul has a Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Finance & Accounting, The Citadel, Charleston, S.C.