President and CEO
Don Wenner is the founder and CEO of DLP Real Estate Capital, a multi-faceted company that leads and inspires the building of wealth and prosperity through the execution of innovative real estate solutions. DLP Real Estate Capital is the parent company to DLP Capital Partners, Direct Lending Partners, DLP Realty, DLP Real Estate Management, Brite Homes, and Alliance Property Transfer. DLP Real Estate Capital is a leader in the single and multi-family real estate sectors of brokerage, investment management, asset management, property management, construction, and private lending. The company generates consistent returns and results for its investors and partners, and gives back through the DLP Positive Returns Foundation, an organization focusing on job creation and affordable housing. DLP’s purpose is Dream. Live. Prosper. Passionately creating prosperity through real estate.
Don is highly experienced in all facets of housing as well as in scaling high growth entrepreneurial companies through utilization of the DLP Elite Execution System, for which DLP has been ranked in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the US for a remarkable, 7 consecutive years. Since DLP’s founding in 2006, Don has closed more than 15,000 real estate transactions totaling more than $3 billion. He has built a successful track record of generating consistent profits in all market conditions and cycles.
DLP has been ranked in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years; earned the #3 spot for Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020 in the real estate and property category by Financial Times; has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020; and has been named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top 15 real estate firms in the U.S. for the fifth straight year, including the #1 team in PA and NJ for sales.
With over $900 million in assets under management, DLP’s portfolio includes more than 12,000 apartments and homes located primarily throughout the south and northeast areas of the country, as well as a portfolio of more than 400 real estate loans, originated to active real estate investors.
Don studied Finance and Marketing at Drexel University. He and his wife, along with their two young sons, reside in St. Augustine, FL near DLP’s southern headquarters and have a second home in the Lehigh Valley, PA, close to the DLP northern headquarters in Bethlehem. Don is active in his local church, is passionate about fitness and health, and reads several books each week. He spends most of his free time with his family enjoying many outdoor activities and discovering new places.