Debra Stracke Anderson
Debra Stracke Anderson, Founder and President of Sloan Street Advisors / ITRA Global, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors for ITRA Global, the largest commercial real estate organization that exclusively represents corporate tenants and buyers worldwide. Anderson also served as chairman for 2010 and 2011, marking the first time a woman held the seat, during which she led the organization through unprecedented global expansion.
“ITRA Global is a unique organization, uniting the brightest in the industry and differentiated by our focus on advocacy for the corporate user,” says Anderson. “I am honored to continue to work with the board as we focus on best practices and strategic expansion.”
Anderson founded Sloan Street Advisors in 2000 following many years as an executive with prominent commercial real estate companies. Her firm provides transactional representation, brokerage and consulting services for corporate users of properties in the District of Columbia and its suburbs, in addition to representing clients on an international basis. In 2003, her company was selected as the Washington, D.C. regional affiliate for ITRA Global. She was elected to the board of directors in 2004. In 2016, she received the “Ronald R. Pollina PhD Leadership Award”, the top honor conferred by ITRA Global, highlighting outstanding leadership, mentorship and contributions to the organization.
Ms. Anderson is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Real Estate (SIOR) and earned the SIOR designation, based on business volume, for which only a small percentage of industry professionals have qualified. She is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member of the CCIM Institute, where she earned the CCIM designation, denoting a graduate level education in commercial real estate investment. Anderson was selected by the Washington Business Journal and the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal (MAREJ) as one of the “Best of 2015” and “Best of 2010” in the category of largest office lease transactions and “Best of 2011” by MAREJ in other categories. In 2013, she was chosen one of the “Top Real Estate Professionals” in the region by a readership poll organized by SmartCEO magazine. Anderson was named an “Industry Legend” in 2013 by ALM’s Real Estate Forum, the leading national publication of the commercial real estate industry, in its 20th Anniversary Special Edition. She was chosen a “Virginia Woman of Influence” in 2014 by Virginia Lawyers Media, which annually recognizes the outstanding efforts of women in all fields, including law, business, health care and education. She is a frequent author and speaker on industry topics and has also served on the board for several organizations that work to improve the lives of at-risk children.
Further information about Sloan Street Advisors / ITRA Global is available at its website,www.sloanstreetadvisors.com