The Champion Companies

A market-leading multi-family investment, development and management firm.

Who We Are

Founded in 2010, The Champion Companies is a market-leading multi-family investment, development and management firm. Champion currently owns and manages 5,000 Class A and B+ multi-family units in Central Ohio’s fast-growing suburbs.

Our Mission

To deliver the best investment, career and living experience ever– yes, ever!

  • Property Management

    Creating communities and making people feel at home through extraordinary customer service and efficient operations.

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  • Investment Management

    Delivering attractive, risk-adjusted returns through the buying, selling, and refinancing of well-located, high-quality apartment communities.

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  • Real Estate Advisory

    Champion Asset Advisors is a commercial real estate brokerage. CAA represents all Champion led investments during acquisitions and dispositions.

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  • Construction & Development

    Adding value for our residents, investors, and the surrounding community through our best-in-class renovation program & experienced development management team.

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Champion News

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  • 30 Nov 2018 News

    Champion buys 272 Units in the Westerville/New Albany submarket

  • 07 Nov 2018 News

    The Champion Companies a No. 1 Best Place to Work in Central Ohio

  • 13 Aug 2018 News

    Champion Cares Golf Invitational Marks 15th Year with a Record-Breaking $150,000 Raised

  • 03 Jul 2018 News

    Brian Yeager and Michelle Yeager-Thornton of The Champion Companies win Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • 25 Jun 2018 News

    The Champion Companies Recognized for Corporate Citizenship

  • 06 Jan 2018 News

    Champion Companies Building Mixed Use Site in Powell, Ohio

  • 19 Dec 2017 News

    The Champion Companies Brings IOTAS Smart Home Tech to Central Ohio

  • 10 Nov 2017 News

    Survey Says: The Champion Companies a Best Place to Work for 2nd Year in a Row

  • 11 Sep 2017 News

    The Champion Companies Extends Fast 50 Streak to a Sixth Year

  • 14 Aug 2017 News

    2017 Champion Cares Golf Invitational Sets Event Record for Charitable Giving

Team Member Spotlight

Meet our Leadership Team

Jenny Donnellon Senior Vice President of Rental Operations

As Senior Vice President of Rental Operations for The Champion Companies, Jenny Donnellon is responsible for the day-to-day operations of half of the company’s multi-family portfolio.

Jenny focuses on mentoring the sales skills of Champion team members and assists in the company’s hiring and training process. She also developed and oversees Champion’s Employee Recognition Program.

Her responsibilities include the implementation and oversight of operational policies and procedures, as well as budget, occupancy and rental growth adherence.

Jenny also maintains Champion’s business-to-business relationships, including the company’s preferred employers and corporate housing partners.

In addition to her work at Champion, Jenny is an active member of the Hilliard, Westerville, Columbus, Gahanna, Sunbury, Worthington and Dublin Chambers of Commerce.

She is a licensed Real Estate agent, has earned her Certified Apartment Managers designation from the CAA and received a degree in communications from Ohio University. She received her Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor designation from the NAA.

What can Champion do for you?

The Champion team has decades of experience in the multi-family industry and is constantly seeking opportunities to help and partner with multi-family owners and investors.

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