“We think it’s very important to select a buyer that’s knowledgeable, has a good reputation and a good track record. Century Equities proved to be extremely knowledgeable, and demonstrated the ability to close the deal quickly and according to the negotiated terms.”
- David Moser, Director, Coulter & Justus
Danny C. Aderholt is the founding Principal of Century Equities. He graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972. He completed work toward a MA degree in Theology at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. After serving seven years as an Area Director for Young Life, a non-profit, worldwide, interdenominational Christian organization, Mr. Aderholt became involved in private business in the Wheeling, WV area. Since 1979 he has been involved in structuring of real estate acquisitions and development on a personal level and for private individuals and corporations. Mr. Aderholt formed Century Equities in 1984 and has led the company since that time. Century has been active in a broad spectrum of real estate transactions, including net leased acquisition/development, hospitality, residential development, 1031 exchange, and tax credit structuring.
John D. Aderholt is a Principal, and has been with Century Equities since 2006. Mr. Aderholt oversees all real estate operations for Century Equities and its affiliated companies, including new acquisitions, financing, and property management. Additionally, he oversees investor relations and equity placement, and provides support for a variety of legal matters.
Previously, Mr. Aderholt served as Area Director for Young Life for approximately 10 years, where he supervised and helped expand Young Life in six counties in north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania.
Mr. Aderholt graduated cum laude from Grove City College in Grove, City Pennsylvania where he studied History, Theology, Philosophy, and Economics. He received his J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law, and is a member of the West Virginia State Bar. Mr. Aderholt is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of West Virginia.
Mr. Aderholt resides in Wheeling with his wife, Molly, and three children.
Josh M. Aderholt is a Principal of Century Equities. Mr. Aderholt holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, with a focus in Finance and Marketing, and a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Studies from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining Century Equities, Mr. Aderholt designed and implemented performance-based compensation systems as Director of Strategic Compensation for Pittsburgh Public Schools. Mr. Aderholt served as Manager of Supply Chain Consulting at SCA technologies, where he provided comprehensive cost modeling for McDonald’s global supply chain optimization projects. Mr. Aderholt also served in the MBA Enterprise Corps, providing consulting services to small and medium-sized entities in Ukraine as part of a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project.
Deborah A. Kennedy is a Certified Public Accountant and is Vice President of Financial Operations with Century Equities. She has served in various capacities with Century Equities for nine years and is currently in charge of all financial, accounting, tax, and bookkeeping functions. Prior to 2004 Ms. Kennedy held executive positions in the hospitality industry, including General Manager of a Hampton Inn in Ohio which was named the #1 Hampton in the nation for quality and guest satisfaction. She graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University as Valedictorian and summa cum laude, and served for three years as an adjunct faculty member at both Wheeling Jesuit University and Bethany College teaching accounting.
Todd is responsible for all revenue generation at Century Hospitality. During Mr. Schirtzinger’s 30 year hospitality career, Todd has been a Director of Sales and a General Manager at the property level to above property responsibilities ranging from Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing, VP of Owner Services & VP of Asset Management. Todd has been directly responsible for various brands in his career covering Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt, Intercontinental, Wyndham, Choice as well as independent branded hotels. Todd has exceeded revenues and profitability every step of the way through the creation of innovative sales programs and processes designed to enhance the properties ability to surpass performance goals.
Autumn Harris joined Century Equities as Director of Finance in 2015. As such she is responsible for managing the CE debt and equity portfolio inclusive of construction project loans, property acquisition loans, refinance and oversight of the existing loan portfolio. Prior to joining Century Equities Autumn spent 10 years with institutional banks including PNC Bank and RBS Citizens. She served most recently as a Relationship Manager for PNC Bank’s Real Estate Banking department. As a banker, Autumn has been responsible for financing office, retail, apartment, warehouse/industrial and hospitality projects. Autumn Harris started her career with a boutique commercial real estate investment bank out of Philadelphia in 2003 and is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business.