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ITRA Global Chairman Debra Stracke Anderson Selected for “Hall of Fame” in Real Estate Forum’s 25th Anniversary Special Edition

October 03, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, USA – (October 3, 2018)  Debra Stracke Anderson, Founder and President of Sloan Street Advisors / ITRA Global, has been inducted into the “Hall of Fame” by ALM’s Real Estate Forum, the leading national publication of the commercial real estate industry, as announced in its 25th Anniversary Special Edition highlighting “Women of Influence”.

Real Estate Forum announced its selections for the “Hall of Fame” in the latest issue, which is dedicated to honoring women's achievements in the commercial real estate industry. The issue is also available online at

“The women chosen for the Hall of Fame are in the minority in the CRE industry, which is very much dominated by men. They have had to prove themselves, usually more so than their male counterparts, to get just a foothold in the industry and then again as they climbed up the ladder. And now here they are: accomplished, respected and at the top of their game,” said Sule Aygoren, Editor-in-Chief of Real Estate Forum and its sister digital-only publication “Perhaps most important of all, they are determined to advocate for the next generation of women coming up behind them. This new cohort will likely find themselves still fighting the good fight against subconscious bias, but it won’t be as difficult as it was for this first generation of pioneers.”

“To be included amongst accomplished professionals of this caliber is truly an honor,” said Ms. Anderson. “While the presence of women in commercial real estate has certainly increased from the days when I was the only woman in the room, only a small percentage has achieved the C-Suite or an appointment to serve on a corporate board. Women have exceptional intuitive, creative and collegial gifts, together with powerful negotiating skills, bringing tremendous value to the business community. We need to insure that more talented women are invited to the table.”

Ms. Anderson founded Sloan Street Advisors / ITRA Global in 2000, following 20 years as an executive with commercial real estate organizations, where she led teams in winning such awards as “Top National Leasing Team” and in achieving 95% portfolio occupancy during a significant market downturn. Her company provides transactional representation, brokerage and consulting services for corporate users of office and industrial properties in the District of Columbia and its suburbs, in addition to representing clients on an international basis. Serving a clientele ranging from entrepreneurial and governmental entities to Fortune 500 companies, the firm is also the Washington, D.C. affiliate for ITRA Global, one of the largest commercial real estate organizations devoted to representing corporate tenants and buyers.

Ms. Anderson is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Real Estate (SIOR) and has earned the SIOR designation, based on transactional volume, for which only a small percentage of 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. Ms. Anderson has been recognized several times by the Washington Business Journal and the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal in their “Largest Office Lease” transaction categories. 

Ms. Anderson has served for several years on the Board of Directors of ITRA Global, including two historic terms as the first woman Chairman, where she led the organization through significant global expansion and rollout of new initiatives. She received the ITRA Global 2009 Exemplary Service Award and in 2016 she received the Ronald R. Pollina PhD Diamond Leadership Award, recognizing outstanding leadership, mentorship and contributions to the organization. Ms. Anderson has also served on the board of directors for several organizations that work to improve the lives of at-risk children. Further information about Sloan Street Advisors is available at its website, or by calling 1+ (703) 758-7479.

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ITRA Global is an organization of senior real estate professionals specializing in representation of tenants and buyers in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of office, industrial and retail facilities. With coverage in major markets around the world, ITRA Global is one of the largest organizations exclusively representing tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate. ITRA Global clients benefit by having experienced principal-level professionals as trusted advisors, providing conflict-free representation with total objectivity.

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