Joy DeBacker - Regional Vice President Leasing and Operations

Z_YounanAs Regional Vice President, Leasing and Operations, Joy DeBacker is responsible for overall P&L performance of Younan Properties'  commercial office assets in Arizona, California, Illinois as well as the Houston market. Ms. DeBacker brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate and in allied industries that support it. Prior to joining Younan Properties, Ms. DeBacker served as First Vice President of Property Management for CIM Group, Inc. in Hollywood, Calif., overseeing the Property Management Group along with spearheading the due diligence efforts in the acquisition of assets in creation of a $3 billion REIT. Her real estate experience also includes more than a decade as Vice President of Asset Management/Regional Manager for Jones Lang LaSalle, where she oversaw management of 26 commercial properties totaling approximately 10 million square feet.

She also held the position of General Manager and Vice President for Kastle Systems overseeing a portfolio of 100 + accounts totaling $2.5 million in sales. Ms. DeBacker also served as Regional Vice President for the Pacific Region Campus Services Division of ARAMARK Food Support Services. Her account portfolio represented $42 million in sales, represented over 500 regional employees, and generated $5.6 million in new business.

Ms. DeBacker earned a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree  from the University of Kansas.

Senior Management

Zaya S. Younan
Chairman and CEO

Tony Avila
Vice President Acquisitions

John R. Cook
Regional Vice President
Leasing and Operations

Denise F. Davis
Vice President
Corporate Communications
and Investor Relations

Joy DeBacker
Regional Vice President
Leasing and Operations

Maria Castorena
Vice President Finance
and Accounting

Wallace "Bud" Smith
Vice President Facilities
and Engineering