Associated with the firms network

Nestor Group Architecture; Hezmalhalch, William, Architects (WHA); Nestor + Gaffney Architecture, LLP

Professional History


Architect / Director of Design, McLarand Vasquez and Partners, Architects, 1984-1999.

Partner, Nestor + Gaffney Architecture, LLP, Santa Ana, CA, 05/1999-05/2009. In 2003, Nestor + Gaffney had a business address of 20371 Irvine Avenue, Suite #150, Santa Ana Heights, CA 92707. Later, it had an office at 305 West 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Nestor and Gaffney received architectural registration #11810 in the State of AZ on 09/05/2003.

Principal, Nestor Group Architecture, Santa Ana, CA, 05/2009-10/2009 . This firm had an office at 2923 Pulllman Street, Suite #A, Santa Ana, CA 92705-5854.

Partner, William Hezmalhalch Architects, Newport Beach, CA, 10/2009- .

On his page, Nestor summarized his career in 2022: "For more than 30 years, I have been involved in some of the most innovative and recognized commercial, planning, and residential projects in the West. I was the designer of such landmark projects as the MTA Tower at Union Station; Wilshire Courtyard; The Water Garden; and Howard Hughes Center in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Other projects include the Communities of Belcourt in Newport Beach; Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, NV; and The Canyons in Summerlin, Las Vegas." (See, "Ron Nestor, AIA, LEED AP," accessed 11/01/2022.)

Professional Activities

Certified, LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA).



B.Arch., California tate Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona), Pomona, CA, 1976-1981.

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