David Yang, who was born and raised in Korea, emigrated to California in 1983 to attend a foreign exchange university. After beginning his real estate career with Century 21 Oliver Jackson, he went on to become the founder of East West Realty, where he remained for 27 years. The company offered financing solutions, and in 2007, merged with Legacy Real Estate & Associates. David is now the leader of the DY & Associates team, which he runs with the help of Steven Ahn, Louiis Kang, Kenneth Hong, and his daughter Esther Yang-Ahn.