The People Who Move Vista Residences
Executive Management Team
Benjamarie Therese N. Serrano
President and Chief Executive Officer
Manuel Paolo A. Villar, Chief Financial Officer
Cynthia J. Javarez, Treasurer
Board of Directors
Marcelino C. Mendoza
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer of MGS Corporation. He was President of C&P Homes, Inc. from 2001 to 2003, and Chief Operating Officer of Communities Philippines, Inc. from 1992 to 1995. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Ateneo de Manila University) and a Certificate in Advance Course in Successful Communities from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Mr. Mendoza is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society. Well respected in the Philippine real estate industry, Mr. Mendoza has served as President and Chairman of the Board (1996 to 1998) and Board Adviser (1999 to present) of the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association (SHDA).
Benjamarie Therese N. Serrano
Graduated from the University of Philippines with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics and from the Asian Institute of Management with a degree of Master of Business Management. She is presently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vista Residences. She has been President of Brittany Corporation since 2004 up to the present. She was Chief Operating Officer of Crown Asia from 1995 to 2003 after holding various other positions in the MB Villar Group of Companies since 1991. She was also connected with the AFP Retirement and Separation Benefits System from 1985 to 1988.
Manuel Paolo A. Villar
Director and Head of Corporate Planning
Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Applied Science. He was a consultant for McKinsey & Co. in the United States from 1999 to 2001. He joined Crown Asia in 2001 as Head of Corporate Planning and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Brittany Corporation and Vista Residences.
Cynthia J. Javarez
Director and Treasurer
Graduated from the University of the East with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She took a Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management. She is currently the Controller of Vista Residences. She has been Chief Finance Officer of Polar Property Holdings Corp since 2005 up to the present and is currently Head of the Tax and Audit group after holding various other positions in the MB Villar Group of Companies since 1985.
Mark A. Villar
Is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Homeplus Builder’s Center and Family Shoppers. Mr. Villar earned his Degree in Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ruben O. Fruto
Marilou O. Adea
Is currently the Court Appointed Rehabilitation Receiver of Anna-Lynns, Inc. and Manuela Corporation. Ms. Adea served previously as Project Director for Site Acquisition of Digital Telecommunications Phils. Inc. from 2000 to 2002, Executive Director for FBO Management Network, Inc. from 1989 to 2000 and BF Homes Inc. in Receivership from 1988 to 1994 and Vice President for Finance & Administration for L&H Resources Management Corporation from 1986 to 1988. Ms. Adea holds a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Marketing Management from the University of the Philippines).