As RE/MAX Professionals Broker/Owner, Al Young brings nearly five decades of experience in the real estate development and brokerage industry. In 1992, he founded Breckenridge Development Corporation, providing Chatham, Illinois with premier luxury residential development. In 1986, Al, along with his wife Linda Young, opened RE/MAX Professionals in Springfield, Illinois. Under their leadership, RE/MAX Professionals remains a top-producing company and is regarded for having the most experienced, educated, and committed real estate agents the local industry.
Al Young has been recognized for his leadership at the local and national level. In 1999, he was named REALTOR® of the Year by the Springfield Association of REALTORS®. He is also a three time recipient of Broker/Owner of the Year for the St. Louis Region of RE/MAX International; Broker/Owner of the Year from RE/MAX International, LLC; has been awarded the #1 real estate office in Springfield, Illinois for over twenty years; and was inducted into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame in 2008.
Al is married to his wife Linda Young. They have two children, Michelle Young and Jennifer DeJong (Marc DeJong), and two granddaughters.