Meet Our Leadership
In-Rel Properties continues to strive to attract the best and the brightest and give them the room they need for personal growth in a culture that is open and inclusive. In-Rel is, and always will be, a place where individuals achieve their professional goals, with advancement based on only one criterion: merit. There are virtually no limits to the responsibilities our team members are allowed to assume.
A Founding Principal of the company, Charles Stein is responsible for the company’s treasury functions, financial and tax planning and sourcing and underwriting of new transactions. Mr. Stein is a member of the company’s Investment Committee.
Mr. Stein started his career as an accountant at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, the predecessor to Deloitte LLP, where he handled matters for clients in the real estate industry. Mr. Stein graduated from the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science.
A Founding Principal of the company, Dennis Udwin oversees In-Rel Properties’ leasing, property management and construction functions, as well as due diligence on new acquisitions, and with Mr. Stein, provides the strategic direction for the company. Mr. Udwin is a member of the Investment Committee.
Before founding the company, Mr. Udwin worked at Berkley Industries, during which time he was involved in the acquisition and management of real estate, with a particular focus on architectural, construction and engineering matters.
Mr. Udwin received a B.S. in Civil and Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami.
As Chief Executive Officer, Kirk Cypel brings twenty years of “C-level” experience to the company. In cooperation with In-Rel’s founders, Mr. Cypel is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations and forward-looking strategic planning functions.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Cypel worked with real estate organizations in the office, retail, and residential sectors. He practiced real estate and corporate law and was the manager of an analytical finance group at a major bank. Mr. Cypel led many significant financial and real estate transactions, and the Wall Street Journal has credited him with a “Deal of the Week” for repositioning and selling a major New Orleans CBD office tower.
Mr. Cypel earned his Juris Doctorate at the Loyola of Los Angeles Law School and a Bachelor of Science in both Economics and Operations Research at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He served honorably in the United States Air Force.
As Vice President of Finance, Paul Catalano oversees the company’s accounting, finance and treasury functions. He brings over twenty years of experience to the company and is an active member of the business team.
Before joining In-Rel, Mr. Catalano led the asset management division of a boutique, New York accounting firm where he was responsible for the financial, operational and strategic management of a $500 million portfolio where he completed significant leasing, sales and repositioning transactions. Early in his career he served as an auditor with the New York City practice of an international accounting firm.
Mr. Catalano is a graduate of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University.
A Principal of In-Rel Properties, Ted Fischer (deceased) brought over 50 years of legal, business and real estate experience to the company.
Mr. Fisher received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and was the editor of the Law Review. Mr. Fischer has served on the Board of Directors of numerous corporations and organizations, including the Pittsburgh Penguins, Reliance Steel and The Marion Citrus Mental Health Centers.
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