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Cornelius Young

About Me

On the surface, Cornelius Young is a dynamic, thoughtful, compassionate, accomplished, team-oriented leader and well-respected Property Manager who has been in the Property Management/Real Estate industry since 1995.

He is experienced and has independent knowledge of conventional and tax-credit housing in both residential and apartments living. He has a proven track record of managing and developing substantial growth across complex mixed high and low properties. Cornelius has built marketing partnerships with a consistent record of increasing occupancy and profitability while decreasing delinquency. He has comprehensive skills in management, customer service and human resources. Adept at improving retention and satisfaction with outstanding presentation, leadership, and communication skills. He believes that leadership has nothing to do with having power over someone; it's about using your influence to inspire and empower your team to achieve the impossible.

During his long tenure in Property Management/Real Estate, he has obtained a few certifications along the way. He is an Assisted Housing Manager (AHM) which he was certified in 2009 through Quadel Consulting, Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) in 2013 through the National Apartment Association (NAA) and also attended school at Middle Real Estate and obtain a certificate of completion in 2013 and shortly after he was license through the State of Michigan as a Real Estate agent. For 18+ years he has received certificates for the completion of fair housing training. He has also been a Michigan Notary Public since 2013.

Outside of being devoted to his work full-time in the Property Management/Real Estate industry, Cornelius is a part-time basketball referee who also enjoys weight training, training his daughter to play basketball and traveling to her basketball tournaments on the weekend.

Contact Details

Cornelius E.Young

Professional Objective

A position that applies interpersonal skills and expertise in the area of human services. While offering unlimited advanced career opportunities and financial growth.

Career Profile

  • A highly self-motivated professional with particularly strong time management and communications skills.
  • A natural leader who is also comfortable working independently or taking direction as a member of a team.
  • Solid problem analysis/solving skills with the capability to coordinate multiple/complex projects simultaneously.
  • Maintain the highest standard of professionalism, performance and integrity at al! times.
  • Resourceful, dependable and able to effectively communicate ideas to others.
  • Perceptive, with the ability to listen and understand what is wanted and needed.
  • Noted among peers and supervisors for commitment to quality and desire to excel.
  • Possess a global outlook with keen attention to detail.
  • Maintaining a motivational atmosphere in the workplace.
  • Good knowledge of accounting procedures.
  • Good knowledge of legal process.
  • Tax Credit knowledge.

  • Highlights and Qualifications

    Management knowledge and Experience: Highly knowledgeable of property management terminology. Strong oral and written communication skills developed through practical and postsecondary training.

    Atalvsis. Judgmeut. Problem-Solving Abilities: Detail-0riented professional. with the aptitude to effectively exchange information and resolve complex issues. Well-developed organizational skills, including process coordination and multiple task management. Proven ability to conduct through computerized research. Tenacious and perform effectively under pressure.

    Leadership and Interpersonal Skills: Strive to generate productive communications with clients. Legal representatives, court officials, and colleagues. Demonstrated interpersonal abilities, with capacity to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. Successfully provide guidance and training to staff.

    Organizational Abilities

  • Primary Point of contract for residents and prospective residents.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and tenninating of staff.
  • Review all leasing/Move-in and move-out documents.
  • Provide assistance to residents.
  • Skilled problem solver.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ensure proper maintenance and preventative maintenance is being delivered.
  • Keeping current on weekly, monthly and market survey reports.
  • Maximizing the long-term operation perfonnance of the property.
  • Consistently up keeping a delinquency under monthly budget.
  • Preserving the investment.
  • Processing and approving applications.
  • Strategic planning and scheduling.
  • Coaches, teach, and train all staff on a systematic and regular basis.
  • Inspecting real estate property
  • Reviewing and maintaining tenant account histories.
  • Assisting in the assimilation of new acquisitions.
  • Maintaining upkeep of all occupied properties.
  • Assisting renting tenants with homeowner opportunities.
  • Collecting rent payments.
  • Marketing.
  • Maintain Portfolio budgeted NOL
  • Ability to communicate both verbal and written.
  • Motivate and hold accountable

    Computer Skills

    Windows, Microsot1 Word/Office. Excel, MRL Yardi. Skyline. RentrolL MPW, Onsite

    Professional Experience

    Property Manager

    The Jeffersonian Apartments. Detroit Ml. (Hayman Management & Friedman Management) 2022 - 2023

    Community Manager

    Premier Redford Manor North I South Apartments, Detroit Ml. (Premier Property Management Fenton, Ml.) 2010- 2011

    Community Manager

    Midtown Square Apartments. Detroit Ml (Premier Property Management, Fenton, Ml) 2008-2010

    Leasing Manager

    Oaks at Hampton Apartments, Rochester Hills Ml (Associates Estates Realty, Richmond Heights, OH) 2007 - 2008

    Community Manager,

    Pasadena Apartments, Detroit Ml (PEM Real Estate Group Scottsdale, AZ} 2007- 2007 (Sold)

    Community Manager

    Woodlake Hills Apartments, Pontiac Ml (Lockwood Management, Bingham Farms, Ml) 2005 - 2007

    Property Manager

    Stanford Townhouses, Southfield Ml (Burton Share, Bingham Farms, Ml) 2002 - 2005

    Assistant Property Manager

    Citation Club Apartments, Farmington, Ml (Beztak Management, Farmington Hills, Ml) 2000-2002

    Assistant Leasing Manager

    Muirwood Apartments, Farmington, Ml (Beztak Management, Fanmington Hills, Ml) 1998- 2000

    Property Asset Manager

    Rimco Financial Company, Detroit, Ml, 1995-1998


    Apartments Association of Michigan, Leasing Consultant of the Year (2000) Assisted Housing Manager- AHM (Quade\ 2009)
    Certified Apartment Manager-CAlvI (NAA 2013)
    Real Estate Fundamentals Certificate (Middleton 2013)
    Real Estate License Michigan (2014)
    Fair Housing Certificates ( 1998 - 2023)
    Michigan Notary Public (2013 - 2026)

    Excellent professional references available upon request

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