Senior Vice President/Brokerage Manager
With 11 years of experience as a brokerage manager, Debra Reece is a seasoned manager currently leading the Palm Beach and Singer Island offices of Sotheby's International Realty. Previously Debra led the Bridgehampton, New York office of Sotheby’s International Realty. Together with the superb support team in Palm Beach she provides agents with all the tools and assistance needed to be effective and successful. 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 offices and 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 her 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 agents and a firm believer in the power of the Sotheby's International Realty brand and all that it has to offer. As a non-competing manager, she can be relied upon as a safe harbor. 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, an outstanding senior office administrator, and two highly proficient office administrators, Debra and the team work together to ensure that agents are offered ongoing expert marketing for listings, agent branding, and strong and reliable 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 classes. She often invites guest speakers to speak at office meetings to provide relevant information and education that agents can use to expand their horizons and their business opportunities.
Debra graduated cum laude with a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and obtained a B.S. in journalism from Boston University, College of Communication. She is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and New York. Debra resides in West Palm Beach and loves to travel, cook, and read.