Investment Approach

The management team at St. Christopher Holdings is actively involved in the success of each holding entity. 

Strategic Growth

Identify and develop strategic priorities and growth initiatives

Team Building

Attract and recruit experienced senior executives

Industry Advisors

Leverage industry relationships, bringing in seasoned executives to advise our portfolio companies

Corporate Development

Solidify and complete major customer relationships, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions


Optimize and manage balance sheets to benefit shareholders

Exit Planning

Plan and achieve successful outcomes through sales, mergers, or IPOs

The St. Christopher investment team discussing open topics of the day, with the leadership of our real estate area.

(Pictured from left to right; Acho Azuike, COO of DC Partners, Douglas Dillard, CFO, Managing Director, and Roberto Contreras, CEO, Founding Partner)


St. Christopher Holdings was Formed

Roberto Contreras III forms St. Christopher Holdings, LLC (SCH) to encompass his interests in surfacing and real estate investing.


DC Partners

DC Partners forms under the umbrella of SCH to specialize in development of luxury residential high-rise, mid-rise, mixed-use and suburban projects.


Glück Brands

SCH acquires Glück Brands, maker of wholesome snacks for kids, with sales benefiting orphaned and abandoned children.



DC Partners breaks ground on Astoria, a high-rise in Houston’s Galleria area dedicated to superlative condominiums, which sells out in 2015.


Chateau Ten - West U and River Oaks

Construction begins on Chateau Ten mid-rise luxury residences in Houston’s exclusive West University and River Oaks neighborhoods. River Oaks sells out in 2015, West U in 2016.


Latitude Construction

SCH acquires Latitude Construction, a firm specializing in beautiful, functional spaces through design, construction, and renovation.


Inclán Studio

SCH invests in Inclán Studio, a Houston-based women’s ready-to-wear fashion label with careful, focused attention to detail.


Industrial Fork Properties

Supporting SCH’s interests in stone fabrication, Industrial Fork Properties, a turn-key facility, opens in Houston.


Stonite Surfaces

SCH invests in Stonite Surfaces, specializing in commercial and residential fabrication and installation of high-quality engineered and natural surfaces.


Thompson San Antonio - Riverwalk

DC Partners breaks ground on Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk, a premier hospitality destination featuring luxury hotel rooms and residences with extensive amenities.


The Allen Development

DC Partners breaks ground on The Allen, a mixed-use development featuring upscale residences, office and retail space near downtown Houston – scheduled for completion in 2023.


Moderno Porcelain Works

SCH founds Moderno Porcelain Works, specializing in fabrication and installation of ultra-luxe residential and commercial porcelain panels.


4411 San Felipe

DC Partners breaks ground on 4411 San Felipe, a class A+ office and retail development within walking distance of the exclusive River Oaks shopping district in Houston.