Xavier Neira is the founder and President of Logatoré, LLC, a real estate development and consulting firm based in Norman, Oklahoma. The firm specializes in commercial construction development projects and mixed-used development projects. The firm was established in 2019 and has over $200 million of active projects in Oklahoma and Texas.
Prior to the establishment of Logatoré, Mr. Neira worked at Manhattan Construction for 22 years. He served as Director of Development for the construction company, which is part of a larger group of constructionrelated companies that include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road and Bridge Company, Cantera Concrete Company and Manhattan Pipeline. Manhattan Construction is the largest of the companies and is Oklahoma’s first corporation, established in 1896. Mr. Neira was responsible for duties associated with procurement and development of new projects. Mr. Neira was responsible for over $2.8 billion dollars in procurement of new work. Additionally, Mr. Neira was responsible for government affairs and community relations.
Mr. Neira has been involved in politics at the State and Federal level since 2003. His work includes work for the Republican National Committee as a campaign volunteer and Spanish Language Media Surrogate. As such, he has taken part in a number of radio and television interviews and participated in Telemundo’s Encrucijada Migratoria National Debate and gave several interviews for Fox News – America Live Show with Megyn Kelly in 2004. He served on Hispanic Advisory Boards for President George W. Bush, Sen. John McCain and Gov. Mitt Romney. At the State level, Mr. Neira served as Tourism Commissioner for District 4 and served as Chairman of the Transportation Transition Committee as Governor Fallin took office in 2004. He also served on other groups, such as the 100 Ideas for Oklahoma Committee, under Speaker Cargill. Mr. Neira holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University (1991). He was born in Mexico and became a United States citizen almost 40 years ago and has been a proud Oklahoma resident for the past 22 years. He is married with three children and lives in Norman, Oklahoma. Mr. Neira believes in the power of economic development and giving back to the community. He is involved with organizations that promote business, education and community well-being, through his active participation on several boards and organizations at local, state and national levels.