Edward A. Cross, II is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of San Antonio Commercial Advisors, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance. San Antonio Commercial Advisors is a full service real estate firm that specializes in office and industrial leasing, multi-family and land brokerage as well as investment transactions in San Antonio and South Texas.
Ed Cross began his real estate career in 1980 in Houston with Kirksey Development Company. Previously, he was employed by Ernst and Young in the Tax & Audit Departments. He was then Senior Vice President and a Partner of Trinity Asset Management, a subsidiary of Embrey Investments, which he joined in 1985. In 1998, Ed founded Cross & Company and has built one of the most dedicated, recognized and respected real estate firms in the San Antonio area. In 2011, San Antonio Commercial Advisors was created to better serve existing client needs and the growing demands of the San Antonio commercial real estate market.
Mr. Cross holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, is a licensed real estate broker and was a Certified Public Accountant. In 1992, 1996 and 1997, he was named the #1 Commercial Real Estate Broker in San Antonio by the San Antonio Business Journal and he routinely acts as mentor to those entering the field.
Mr. Cross has a long history of public service which currently includes the Texas Research Park Foundation Board, AccelerateH20 and the Federal Reserve Small Business Board. He is a past Chairman of the Board for SAMMinistries, the JP Morgan Chase Advisory Board, the San Antonio Academy, the City of San Antonio Planning Commission, the San Antonio Zoo Board, Our Lady of the Lake University, The Downtown Alliance and Teach for America.
Ed is married to the former Nancy Scott and they have two sons, Teddy and Charlie. He is also a member, former Deacon and current Elder at First Presbyterian Church, San Antonio.