James Robert Borrego

James is a native of Santa Fe, who’s family roots extend back several hundred years in New Mexico. James graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. After graduation James worked for several years engineering and constructing large power plants throughout the United States. In 1977 he returned to continue studies at New Mexico State University where he started a development and construction business with his brothers, constructing commercial and residential projects throughout New Mexico. In 1980 James and the construction company moved back to Santa Fe, where he met and married Helen S. Pacheco a native of Los Alamos NM.

James continues to live in Santa Fe, NM, continuing construction and development work. He has served on several boards and commissions over the years, most notable; Commissioner New Mexico State Prison Board–Industries, President Santa Fe City Housing Authority–Development, Regent State of New Mexico–Schools and Universities, current Commissioner New Mexico Construction Industries.

James in his spare time ranches with his father and brothers, enjoys camping and hunting.

Since 1995, he has experenced different cancers, and is an advocate for the work the
Cancer Foundation for New Mexico performs in helping cancer patients.