George DeRue joined Home Leasing in 2005 and transitioned to Home Leasing Construction when the company was established in 2008. George serves as Vice President of Historic Preservation and is responsible for construction management, costing estimation, sub-contractor bid coordination, inspections and compliance with funder and historic preservation regulations. He is also responsible for the revitalization of significant community landmarks.
George has more than 30 years of construction industry experience. In the decades before Home Leasing, George worked alongside Nelson Leenhouts at Home Properties where he oversaw the company’s construction work on a wide range of properties including new builds, adaptive reuses, and rehabilitation of rental housing communities, medical, commercial and industrial facilities.
George obtained an associate degree in Civil Technology from Monroe Community College and completed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 training. He serves as a baseball coach for Babe Ruth and Penfield Little League and is Secretary on the board of the Bay Shores Yacht & Tennis Club Condominium Association.