Tony Sanchez-Corea, III

tony-sanchez-arsARS’ current President, Tony Sanchez-Corea, III, began his consulting career in the construction industry as a young man working with his father, A.R. Sanchez-Corea. Under his father’s guidance, he learned every aspect of the business from a hands-on perspective. After obtaining a B.S. in Business Administration from San Jose State University, Tony “officially” joined ARS in 1984.

Tony’s reputation for honest, invaluable knowledge and a respect for clients and industry professionals has been the foundation for the company and continues to drive ARS’ current philosophy and practices under the leadership of President, Tony Sanchez-Corea, III. ARS staff is deeply committed to serving the community through participation on national, state and city boards as well as with multiple charitable works.

In his 25+ years of experience with the company, Tony has demonstrated consistent success in building and life safety code consulting and permit expediting, developing a stellar reputation and establishing strong, professional relationships with members of all agencies involved in the permitting process. He has consulted on hundreds of historic renovations and new major construction projects in San Francisco and surrounding communities.

Tony Sanchez-Corea, III recognizes the necessity of staying in touch with current and future industry issues affecting code compliance and permitting. He also feels it is important to give back to the community and share his knowledge and expertise. He is actively involved in many community and governmental organizations related to the construction industry.

Professional Affiliations

  • San Francisco Code Advisory Committee
    • Administrative & General Design and Disability Access Subcommittee, Chair
  • California Fire Chiefs Association
  • National Fire Prevention Association
  • International Conference of Building Officials
  • International Code Council


  • Board of Trustees, Archbishop Riordan High School, San Francisco
  • Advisory Board Member, St. Anne’s Home, the Little Sisters of the Poor, San Francisco
  • Member, SPUR, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association

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