George Yeonas

Managing Director: Steers Center for Global Real Estate

George Yeonas was the CEO of The Fortress Group, where he directed the reorganization and integration of twelve homebuilding companies in advance of the group’s sale to Lazard-Freres. Yeonas’ extensive real estate career ranges from master plan community design and development to loan workouts and restructurings. Previously, Yeonas was the chief restructuring officer for the Dutch bank Propertize B.V., where he was responsible for the liquidation of a $2 billion North American loan portfolio. Yeonas also served as the chief operating officer at Technical Olympic, a national publicly traded homebuilding company with over $2.2 billion in revenue. Yeonas graduated from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University with a B.S. in Business Administration and received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.