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Albert Sweet was a prominent executive, entrepreneur, and commercial real estate developer who invested in Hollywood neighborhoods for over four decades. As a philanthropist, Albert Sweet was active in numerous civic, political, and charitable endeavors; and his dedication was always to humanitarian causes that effect people of all backgrounds and faiths. His legacy of giving will continue for years to come.

Sweet Success
· The Albert Sweet Story ·

Authored by David Minasian

A year in the making, “The Albert Sweet Story” is now available in book format. An inspiring story about the rise of a kid from the Bronx who made it in Hollywood — not as a movie star, but as a real estate mogul whose company has grown to become one of the most prominent property owners serving the entertainment industry.

David Minasian has been a member of the entertainment industry for more than 30 years and has served as a writer, producer, director, and composer.

Sweet Success Video

A video production complimenting the book “Sweet Success” – The Albert Sweet Story.

Produced by Darian Management LLC in association with Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings.

June 16, 2014

Technion Honorary Doctorate Recipient 2014

A film about Albert Sweet – made for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony June 16, 2014 during Technion’s annual Board of Governors Meeting.

June 16, 2014

Al with Jackie Goldberg
"The Pink Lady"

May 18, 2014

Courageous Leadership Award

Presented to Albert Sweet
By Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV)

Hollywood’s Occidental Entertainment Group’s co-chairmen, Albert Sweet and Craig Darian, are presented with the 2014 Courageous Leadership Award by Women Against Gun Violence.

August 17, 2013

Al's Son's Family, Ron, Leslie,
Olivia & Andrew Sweet

June 7, 2012

Albert Sweet
· Hero of Hollywood ·

The Heroes of Hollywood Awards recognize exceptional leaders in the Hollywood community who have transformed the lives of others and/or have made a remarkable contribution to the physical environment. Since 1993 the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation has saluted more than 125 extraordinary leaders from Hollywood. Albert Sweet, along with Hugh Hefner and a handful of others, accepted the award.

June 1, 2012

Al in Israel, 2012

June 1, 2012

Orly Hayardeny of the INSS
with Craig Darian,
General Amos Yadlin of the INSS,
Al & Kim Darian in Israel, 2012

June 1, 2012

Hadassah's Shlomo Mor-Yosef
with Al, Craig, Kim and
Hadassah's Michael Ostroff
in Israel, 2012

June 1, 2012

Al in Israel with Nobel Laureate
Aaron Ciechanover, and
Craig & Kim Darian, 2012

June 1, 2012

Al with Technion President
Prof. Peretz Lavie
in Israel, 2012

June 1, 2012

Janey's son Jonathan with his
wife Jennifer, and their children
Jay, Daniel, and Sarah, 2012

October 19, 2011

Albert Sweet's 80'th Birthday

Al receiving an award from Eric Garcetti, President of the Los Angeles City Council, 2011.

June 20, 2011

Occidental Studios
· Ribbon Cutting Ceremony ·

Albert SweetCraig Darian and Eric Garcetti attend The Occidental Studios Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Occidental Studios on June 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

June 1, 2010

Janey's son Marc & wife Stephanie,
& daughters Cecelia & Chloe, 2010

June 1, 2010

Al's partner Craig Darian and
his wife Kim, with Al's son Ron
and his wife Leslie, 2010

September 1, 2009

Al & Occidental Entertainment
CEO Craig Darian, 2009

April 1, 2009

Al with his son Ron and
grandson Andrew in Israel, 2009

June 1, 2006

Al with friend in Bangkok, 2003
Al's granddaughter Olivia at
equestrian competition, 2006

June 1, 2000

Al in Israel
still horsing around, 2000

Al's friend
Superior Court Judge
Paul Gutman

The Tennis Buddies:
Bernie Shapiro, Les Rich,
Maynard Davis,
Al & Burt Sperber

Clyde & Puzzle

June 1, 1999

Al's grandchildren
Andrew & Olivia, 1999

June 1, 1999

Al with his granddaughter
Olivia, 1999

June 1, 1995

Al's grandson Seth, 1995

June 1, 1992

Al's partners
Sandy & Frank Elster, 1992

May 1, 1990

Al with his wife Janey, 1990

June 1, 1986

Al with his father Sam &
grandson Ariel, 1986

June 1, 1981

Al's daughter Lori, 1981

June 1, 1974

Al with his son Ron, 1974

June 1, 1971

Al with his son Ron
at Ron's bar mitzvah, 1971

June 1, 1970

Al looking stylish, 1970

June 1, 1959

Al with Diane, Sam and Rose
at Helen & Sy's Wedding, 1959

June 1, 1958

Al with his wife Diane
& daughter Lori, 1958

June 1, 1956

Al with his wife Diane
and all the inlaws, 1956

June 1, 1954

Al in Italy, 1954

June 1, 1953

Al on leave in Germany, 1953

August 1, 1952

Al with fellow recruit in Germany
during the Korean War, 1952

July 1, 1952

Al at the Army's
Radio Mechanics School,
Fort Benning, 1952

June 1, 1952

Albert Sweet,
United States Army, 1952

June 1, 1951

Al & Diane's wedding, 1951

June 1, 1948

Al's high school graduation, 1948

June 1, 1947

Al's high school photo, 1947

June 1, 1944

Al's bar mitzvah, 1944

May 1, 1944

The Sweet Family: Helen,
Sam, Zaydeh, Rose & Al, 1944

January 1, 1930

Albert Sweet 1930s

June 1, 1925

Al's father Samuel Sweet
mid 1920s

June 1, 1910

Al's Cousin Hymie, Uncle Jake,
Cousin Molly, Cousin Bessie,
and Aunt Dora in Poland
circa 1900