Current responsibilities Deborah Stearns is a Senior Vice President with JLL’s Hampton Roads office. She brings extensive brokerage experience and strategic leadership and expertise. She specializes in office and industrial property sales and leasing, commercial development, mergers and acquisitions, and operational management. Deborah is a consistent top producer, and was recognized as a Co-Star Power Broker in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Experience Deborah has 35 years of experience. Prior to joining JLL she was a Senior Vice President at Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate. Prior to that, she served as Managing Director at Advantis Real Estate Services Company, President of Goodman Segar Hogan Hoffler, Hampton Roads, and Vice President of Rowe Development Company.
Key clients • Acosta • Harbor Group International • IndCor • PB Mares • Wells Fargo
Education Old Dominion University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration University of Virginia, Developing Managerial Excellence
Affiliations AAA of Tidewater, Chair, Advisory Board, 2012 – 2017 Auto Club Enterprises, Board of Directors, 2012 – 2015 BB&T, Norfolk Advisory Board, 2003 – present Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Founding member Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Chair, 2012 – 2013 Institute of Real Estate Management, Certified Property Manager (CPM) ODU, Center for Real Estate & Economic Development (CREED) Old Dominion University, Real Estate Foundation, Trustee Specialist in Office & Industrial Real Estate (SIOR) Town Point Club, Board of Governors United Way Foundation, Board of Trustees Urban League of Hampton Roads, Trustee Council