Juan Agustín Rivero

Juan Agustín Rivero is a senior counsel in the Corporate Department. He has been with O’Neill & Borges since 1971.

During his more than 30 years in practice, Juan has accumulated extensive experience in various practice areas, including commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. He has represented several of the prominent residential and commercial developers in Puerto Rico in real estate matters for many years. Juan is also a residential developer.

Juan has worked in various transactions involving the acquisition and sale of shopping centers, hotels and industrial and commercial properties, representing buyers and sellers, and landlords and tenants. Recently, Juan represented the buyer in the acquisition and financing of two portfolios of shopping centers in Puerto Rico with an aggregate purchase price of over half a billion dollars.

In the mergers and acquisitions area, Juan represented the largest funeral home and cemetery chain in Puerto Rico in the establishment and development of its operations in Puerto Rico.

Juan has also represented the Puerto Rico Tourism Company in various transactions, including the assembly of the real estate parcels for the Puerto Rico Convention Center District.


  • University of Puerto Rico, B.A., 1967
  • Harvard University, J.D., 1971

Bar Admissions

  • Puerto Rico
  • District of Columbia