Gary Diana began his career in commercial real estate industry in 1979 at the firm of Rennert-Diana & Co., Inc. Mr. Diana’s father, Richard Diana, founded the company in 1977 after having started in the business 20 years earlier.
Over the past 30 years, Mr. Diana has completed millions of square feet in transactions with a focus on the four outer boroughs of New York City. In addition, as a general contractor, Mr. Diana has overseen the construction of new industrial properties and coordinated the renovation of numerous properties throughout New York City’s outer boroughs.
Mr. Diana graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Economics. He is a past President of the University’s Alumni Organization and a current member of its nomination recognition committee. He is an active member of several national and international groups that focus on education and cultural renewal for indigenous people throughout North America and South America. Mr. Diana’s background includes working to build schools in the Amazon and participation on building projects in South Dakota to improve the lives of Native American people living on reservations.
Paul J Yuras began his career in real estate in 1978. Mr. Yuras is a Vietnam veteran who returned to graduate from St Francis College in Brooklyn, receiving a bachelors degree in Accounting and Business. His accounting background gives him the ability to provide strong financial analysis.
With over 35 years of experience with industrial and commercial real estate in the outer boroughs of New York City, Mr. Yuras has completed hundreds of lease and sale transactions. He has assisted a countless number of companies in achieving their real estate goals. As a principal, he is proud of the high quality and professional service offered by DY Realty Services.
Warren Baymond joined the DY family 17 years ago after a career with IBM. He currently resides in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. After serving in the US Air Force, he studied at Howard University and Case Western Reserve. He holds an Masters in Business Administration.
Justin Butts was born and raised in Sag Harbor, NY and earned his degree in International Business from Eckerd College in Florida. Fluent in English and German, he spent 3 years in Germany working for an international shipping and logistics company. When he returned to New York, Justin took up residence on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and began his career in industrial and commercial real estate. Since 2000, he has been instrumental in closing hundreds of sale and lease deals throughout the 5 boroughs.
Mathew Diana grew up on Long Island and has been a New Yorker his entire life. After attending college at the State University at New Paltz, he began a career in real estate at Rennert-Diana & Co., Inc. founded by his father Richard Diana.
Over the past 25 years, Mr. Diana has completed numerous sale and lease transactions in all boroughs. He also has extensive experience with construction, construction management and building maintenance.
William T. Diana is a recent graduate of the New York Institute of Technology. He received a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with focus in International Business. At NYIT he was a very active member of the student body. He was secretary to the campus Law Society as well Vice President of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. Will was also a member of the NYIT lacrosse team. During his three seasons with the bears they had two playoff runs. Many of his peers looked to him as leader on campus.
Will started in this business at 18 years old. As a young ambitious college student he canvassed many of the industrial neighborhoods found in Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. With his canvassing experience, Will gained a very rare and knowledgeable perspective of the culture found in the outer boroughs of New York City. Will is the grandson of Richard Diana, the original founder of DY in 1978. With real estate in his blood line, he is ready to carry on the traditions of high quality and professionalism from the generations that came before him.
A Queens native, Oren graduated from SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx. He then sailed as a Navigational Officer in the US Merchant Marine, traveling to major shipping ports around the world at the helm of massive tanker vessels. Oren's joining DY Realty in 2013 coincides with major changes in the real estate landscape of Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. He is noted for brokering multiple "higher and better use" transactions in Long Island City's up-zoned industrial base, capturing maximal returns for landlords, and attracting exciting new tenants to the area. Oren's unique international work experience helps him to connect people to opportunities in the culturally diverse and fast-paced NYC real estate market, and to carefully steer high value deals to mutually beneficial conclusion.
A native New Yorker raised on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Aaron was schooled at The Bronx High School of Science. An Ultimate Frisbee National Champion, his first career was as a high school mathematics teacher. Having joined the DY team over a decade ago, Aaron has brokered various commercial real estate transactions, ranging from residential development sites to warehouse/distribution centers for many local businesses here in the outer boroughs.
Ranee Jaber graduated Cum Laude from Johns Hopkins University. In his years at DY Realty, he has facilitated countless lease transactions in the industrial, office and creative sectors. Originally from Brooklyn, he currently resides in Forest Hills, Queens.
A graduate of the New York College of Technology, Kris Jimenez is a Queens native. After a decade long career as a paramedic, he decided to build a more satisfying career in industrial and commercial real estate. Kris has focused on assisting local Queens clients with their industrial, office and creative space needs yet is ready for any challenge. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Originally from China, Jean Liu now calls Westbury, NY home. With a BA in English and a Master’s in Education, she has been involved in industrial and commercial real estate for many years. Adept in the Chinese and English languages, Jean has facilitated countless lease and sale transactions in the industrial, development and retail sectors.
Ruben Martinez has been a real estate broker for the past 17 years. He specializes in commercial, industrial, investment and development properties in the New York metropolitan area with a primary focus in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.
He has advised hundreds of buyers, sellers, tenants, owners and investors to successfully negotiate the acquisition, disposition and leasing of their properties. Having come from an entrepreneurial background he understands that developing strong relationships is the cornerstone of any successful business and he manages his relationships with the highest degree of integrity, transparency, and professionalism.
Ruben holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and Management from Bentley University, Waltham, MA.
Born in St Vincent and the Grenades, Davon moved to the Brooklyn in 1989 and worked as a Logistical Operational Supervisor for 11 years before getting his start in real estate. He holds an Associate's Degree in Business Management from Borough of Manhattan Community College, and hopes to earn a BBA in Real Estate Development from Baruch College this year. Davon currently lives in Brooklyn and has facilitated numerous lease and sale transactions in the five boroughs.
Marvin is a graduate of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (BA) and the Baruch College, CUNY (MBA) and a lifetime New Yorker. Following active duty in the Army Reserve, he entered the health care industry where he participated in the design and construction of numerous facilities in the New York metro area. After directing a major ambulance service as its CEO, as well as serving on the board of directors of several professional organizations, Marvin transitioned to a career in industrial and commercial real estate in 2000, and joined DY Realty in 2006.
Zion grew up in Israel and moved to New York City 25 years ago. He has worked as a computer programmer and as an entrepreneur in several successful businesses before joining DY Realty.
Over the past decade, Mr. Segev has completed numerous sale and lease transactions in all boroughs. He also has extensive experience with construction, construction management and building maintenance.