Our Leadership Team

Our strong Leadership Team encourages both work and personal growth.
There’s a very good reason why the employees at DLP are so happy, and why DLP has been voted one of the top places to work for.

Don Wenner

Don Wenner

CEO

Don has 10 years of real estate experience and has closed more than 5,000 real estate transactions totaling more than $700 million. Don is ranked by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Top 8 Real Estate Professionals in the country, including #1 in all of PA and NJ. Don is also CEO of DLP Realty and is one of the most recognizable names in the world of real estate. Don is endorsed by Bobby Gunther Walsh and personalities on radio stations such as Cat Country, B-104, ESPN, and 99 the Hawk. You also may have seen Don on CNBC, Fox News, or MSNBC. Don studied Finance and Marketing at Drexel University.

Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson

CFO

Robert has 35 years experience in the commercial, retail and multi-family residential real estate industry as an accounting and finance professional with extensive asset management experience.  Robert served for 10 years as the Vice President of Finance and Information Technologies at the Buckeye Companies, the largest full service commercial office building owner, contractor, property management, brokerage and automobile parking group of companies in Beverly Hills, California.  He was the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for Malibu Bay Company, the largest commercial land owner and retail developer in Malibu, where he also served as the Director of Leasing for 10 years.  He has had additional experience with high-end multi-family residential properties and condominium conversion projects.  Robert spent 12 years as the General Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Citinational-Buckeye Building Company where he planned and directed the abatement, retro-fit, reconstruction and was successful in achieving the 100% lease-up of a major 25 story high-rise office building in downtown Los Angeles.  Robert has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Barry DeGroot

Barry DeGroot

Senior Vice President/Chief Legal Counsel

Barry brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to DLP Capital Advisors. Barry received his B.A. degree in Letters, Arts and Sciences from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. Degree from The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2001. Barry is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association. Barry has extensive experience in real estate and previously spent 8 years as in-house counsel for a very large regional real estate brokerage. His areas of practice include residential and commercial real estate, landlord representation, litigation, land acquisitions/development/zoning matters, construction and contractor matters, business formations and general business issues. Barry also serves as an expert witness on issues relating to the standard of care of real estate brokers in real estate transactions.

Cindy Lou Lapp

Cindy Lou Lapp

Human Resources Director

Over the past 9+ years, Cindy has been an integral part of the growth of the Dream Live Prosper companies as a whole. Cindy is responsible for the most important resource DLP has to offer – its employees. Having grown from 20 to approximately 150 employees over the past few years has required a focused effort on finding the right people who share DLP’s core values and are truly the top producers and most talented individuals at what they do.

Larry Keiner

Larry Keiner

Marketing Director

Prior to joining DLP Realty, Larry spent 25 years honing his marketing skills with small companies, large companies, and everything in between. When he isn’t busy telling the world about everything the DLP family of companies has to offer, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching his son’s athletic events, and battling his hopeless addiction to golf.

Jason Battestelli

Jason Battestelli

Senior VP of Property Management

Jason possesses over 15 years of experience in property management. Most recently he served as the Director of Leasing and Marketing at Ingerman where he was a key driver in the growth of a burgeoning residential portfolio of 7,000 units. In his 10 years at Ingerman Jason was responsible for all leasing and marketing activities for over 45 new community launches. He also previously worked as a multi-site property manager for Heritage Building Group where he oversaw the lease-up of several large luxury rental communities. Jason has a Master of Business Administration from the Fox School of Business at Temple University with a concentration in Marketing Management.

James Shearer

James Shearer

VP of Multifamily Operations

James is responsible for leading Real Estate Operations and Capital Deployment for and on behalf of clients. He has led large business unit turnarounds for two of the largest public REITS, AIMCO and Equity Residential. In his time at AIMCO he led the recruiting, startup, and successful management of the first Indianapolis Customer Service Center. He is a seasoned real estate operator, having property and/or asset-managed in fourteen different states managing numerous projects with conflicting priorities to successful conclusion. James has significant capital project management, property redevelopment, and new construction experience.

Larry Greenberg

Larry Greenberg

VP of Construction

Larry has 40 years experience in the construction industry including new construction, developmental, commercial, and home renovations. Larry owned and operated multiple construction companies prior to joining DLP Builders, and has built over 2,000 homes ground up and completed more than $200 million in residential and commercial construction. Larry has studied business and has a Business Administration degree and also is a recipient of the Who’s Who Award for Building & Design. He is married to Jennifer and has five kids.

Brion Yarnell

Brion Yarnell

VP of Business Development

Brion is the Vice President of Business Development for DLP Interactive Media. He has years of experience in media planning and sales, and is impassioned to provide his clients with sound, unbiased marketing and advertising strategy. Brion leverages local and national celebrity endorsements to give clients instant credibility with their customers through Radio and TV commercials, Outdoor, Direct Mail, Digital, Mobile, and Print advertising. Brion grew up in Center Valley, and received his Bachelor’s degree from Northland International University in education. He is passionate about serving with his church community in South Side Bethlehem, playing golf whenever and wherever possible, and riding motorcycles a bit faster than he should. Brion lives in Northampton with his better half, Carrie, and their two children Reagan and Lincoln.

Kevin Earnest

Kevin Earnest

VP Funding Specialist

Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in real estate – from construction to investing. In 2007, Kevin founded Real Property Group as a real estate investment platform. The company acquired undervalued and distressed single family homes and small commercial properties, rehabbed the assets, and then used several different exit strategies to maximize the return on investment. Kevin is a licensed General Contractor and Real Estate Broker. He earned his BBA in Business Administration and Management from the University of Central Florida, and an MBA in Business and Finance from the University of Maine.

Jonathan Campbell

Jonathan Campbell

Sales Manager

Jonathan has been selling real estate in the Lehigh Valley for over 10 years with 500 plus home sales. Over the years, he has assisted families buy homes, sell homes, and assist investors with acquiring investment assets. He is a certified negotiation expert in the fields of residential sales, investment properties, multi family and land acquisitions. He has a unique skill set in video marketing and social media production. He is currently using his successful background to assist and recruit other top sales professionals to lead in the core mission and values DLP Realty has established. Jonathan is passionate about providing as much value as possible.