Casa by Charleston Staff
Larry Van Someren: Owner
Larry Van Someren has been an active Naperville resident for the past 32 years. He was the owner and president of Air-Rite Heating and Cooling for 25 years. Larry sold that business and pursued his passion of building custom homes of the highest quality. Together, with his sons, he formed Charleston Development Group. Charleston Development Group has built custom homes all over the Chicagoland Area and is the exclusive builder and land developer of Jefferson Estates of Downtown Naperville. He now oversees daily operations at Casa by Charleston.
Erik Van Someren: Owner
Erik Van Someren grew up in Naperville and graduated from Benet Academy and later Miami of Ohio University. After receiving his bachelor's at Miami of Ohio, Erik started his own insulation company, which is still successfully operating today. Erik joined his father and brother to form Charleston Development Group. He has been project manager and has designed many of the custom homes built in Jefferson Estates as well as other homes in the area. At Casa by Charleston, Erik oversees the company's financial operations and acts as onsite project manager for the remodeling division and custom home division.
Adam Van Someren: Owner
Adam Van Someren grew up in Naperville and graduated from Benet Academy. He attended Purdue University where he received his bachelor's in Management. Adam first started working at Toll Brothers as a construction project manager overseeing home building in Barrington and Hawthorne Woods. He joined his father and brother when Charleston Development Group was formed. Adam has overseen and designed numerous multi-million dollar home projects in Jefferson Estates. Now at Casa by Charleston, he also oversees the daily operations of the company as well as acts as onsite project manager for the remodeling division and custom home division.
Jim Durr: Sales Manager
Jim Durr is Casa by Charleston's Sales Manager and joined us after many years in the financial services industry and management consulting. A graduate of Northern Illinois University, with post graduate studies in corporate finance, Jim held various management positions in credit, sales and strategic planning with CitiGroup, Fleet Boston, and Bank of America. In addition, Jim founded a successful small business servicing the cycling community in Naperville and the surrounding area. A long time resident of Naperville, Jim brings his knowledge of the community and decades of business experience to help the company's clients find the right housing solution for them.
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