Debra Reece is an experienced manager currently leading the Palm Beach office of Sotheby's International Realty. Debra offers her unique brand of leadership, honed as a business executive and legal advisor, to the day-to-day operations and needs of the office and the independent agents. She is known for her integrity, quiet, yet commanding style and for the calm that she can bring to the storm. Independent sales associates can rely upon Debra’s unerring judgment, guidance, sense of humor and optimism, all of which contribute to a productive and happy work environment. Debra is known to be a strong advocate for the agents and a firm believer in the power of the Sotheby's International Realty brand and all that it has to offer. She is always on the lookout for new resources to offer to the agents and is dedicated to a policy of fairness.
Debra's legal background brings a special plus to her ability to negotiate effectively and quickly take action to reach agreement with clients and customers. Her skills are offered to the entire office to help navigate the complexities of the real estate business, which oftentimes moves at lightning speed and is highly competitive.
With a full-time dedicated marketing coordinator on board and two highly proficient office administrators, Debra works with the marketing team to ensure that agents are offered ongoing expert marketing for listings, agent branding and administrative support. She also offers continuous education on a variety of subjects of interest to the agents both formally and informally with a series of Lunch and Learn offerings. She often invites guest speakers to speak at her office meetings to continue to offer education that the agents can use to expand their horizons and contact bases.
Debra graduated cum laude with a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and obtained a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University School of Public Communication.
Debra currently resides in West Palm Beach, FL, with her King Charles spaniel, Heidi, who is her constant companion.