Darrell A. Young
With a reputation as an exceptional construction and real estate executive built on integrity, creativity, and an extraordinary work ethic, Darrell A. Young has over forty years experience in all facets of commercial, industrial, retail and health care construction, real estate development, finance and management. Darrell is an innovative and creative executive supported by unique leadership qualities, communication skills, and entrepreneurial spirit, and an uncompromising commitment to excellence, quality and customer satisfaction. Darrell’s belief in personalized, highly technical thought partnership has resulted in decades of profitable projects, and relationships.
Darrell grew up in the construction and real estate industry. His father, Howard S. Young, was founder and President of the Hannan Co., a nationally recognized construction organization and pioneer in the design build delivery methodology. Howard was also a co-founder of Developers Diversified. Darrell graduated from The Ohio State University with a real estate major and upon his graduation joined The Hannan Co. His career path led him to lead his own organization where he developed, constructed, and managed shopping centers, office buildings, medical facilities, nursing homes, manufacturing/warehousing facilities, corporate headquarters, automobile dealerships and several facilities for Non Profit organizations, as well as serving as an owner’s representative for organizations without in-house real estate and construction expertise.
As President of Figgie Properties, a division of Figgie International, Darrell oversaw a diverse international real estate portfolio and was instrumental in the negotiations and strategic planning of Chagrin Highlands, Strongsville Business Park and Virginia Center; collectively over 2,000 acres of commercial, residential and mixed use development.
As CEO of DARRELL A. YOUNG ENTERPRISES in Cleveland, Ohio, Darrell specializes in Commercial, Residential and Industrial Real Estate Development, Property Management, and Brokerage, Owner Representation, Site Selection and General Consulting to the Commercial, Residential, Health Care and Industrial Real Estate Profession. He has been the recipient of many awards including the Morton Mandel Leadership Award, ORT Maimonides Award for Community Service, Beachwood Gallery of Success, Cleveland Jewish News Civic Leadership Award, and the Harley I. Gross Leadership Award.
Darrell is dedicated to philanthropic endeavors including Darrell A. Young Enterprises Homelessness & Advocacy Internships Fund at John Carroll University, Jewish Federation of Cleveland, The Montefiore Home, Playhouse Square Foundation, Ohio City Improvement Corporation, Mandel Jewish Community Center and University Hospitals.
Amy J. Gasper
Amy is a seasoned real estate professional with over 20 years of diverse experience in Real Estate and Construction, having built a successful career overseeing and directing property management divisions in the commercial and residential sectors. With extensive financial data operations experience, Amy excels in property budgeting, financial reporting, and management of commercial leases including annual CAM, compliance, revenue and renewals. Amy supervises and directs day-to-day operations of property management staff, interns and vendors, proactively liaises with all clients, and in her free time enjoys traveling, her grandchildren and working out.
Charles Smith has more than 30 years of experience in Northeast Ohio providing trusted services to hundreds of tenants, property owners and retail / office clients, via contractor supervision, care of physical plant, leasing and preparation of residential properties, management of tenant inquiries, oversight of mechanical, plumbing and electrical matters, all performed with discretion and a love for satisfied residential and commercial clients.
Rochelle Arian is a versatile supervisor, manager and problem-solver with decades of on-the-ground mastery in residential and commercial property management. Having overseen residential properties with hundreds of tenants for nearly three decades, Rochelle strengthens residential and commercial clients by identifying their present and future needs and wants while serving as a contact point for entities ranging from vendors to city officials.