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Current responsibilities 
As Group Manager, Deanna Ballinger oversees the management teams for local client assignments totaling 1.2 million square feet. One of these assets includes a multi-tenant office building of which over 30% is occupied by medical offices for the University of Pennsylvania.

She also provides support for new business efforts in the Philadelphia Region and transition support for new management assignments. 

In addition, Deanna is the General Manager of 1515 Market Street, a 500,000+ square feet high rise building in Philadelphia where she is directly responsible for the oversight of the financial and operational aspects of the asset.

Experience
Deanna has 20 years experience in commercial real estate. Her previous responsibilities were delivering facility and portfolio management services to Unisys Corporation for a large portfolio of properties, totaling 5 million s.f. located throughout the United States.

Prior to her association with JLL, Deanna was the Alliance Director/Corporate Account Manager with Trammell Crow Company/CB Richard Ellis Real Estate Services, Inc. for the client account with GMAC Mortgage. In this position, she was responsible for the oversight of the financial and operational aspects of 17 locations nationally and had lease administration oversight of 600 locations comprised of 2.4 million s.f. with an annual rental obligation of $60 million.

Prior to this role, while still with TCC/CBRE, Deanna was the Vice President of Property Manager for the Philadelphia region. In this role, she was responsible for the direction and leadership of the Property Management staff, profitability of the department and business development. The Philadelphia portfolio consisted of 35 buildings and 5.5 million s.f. of space. 

Prior to joining TCC/CBRE, Deanna was with Grubb & Ellis Management Services for a number of years in various property management roles which included the management of 3 Cooper Plaza, the medical office building for Cooper Health System. During her tenure at both TCC/CBRE and Grubb & Ellis,Deanna was involved in the management services of properties in receivership.

Key clients
Deanna
has represented a varied group of respected clients: including Spaulding & Slye, Stockton Real Estate Advisors, Archon Group, Kennedy Associates, JP Morgan, AMC Delancey, Lubert-Adler Associates and Cooper Health System.

Education

Deanna holds a Real Property Administrator (RPA) and Facility Management Administrator (FMA) designation from Building Owners and Management Institution as well as a Real Estate Salesperson license for both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  She holds three Associate degrees from Camden County College. 

Affiliations
Deanna is currently a board member for the Center City District and Drexel University Property Management Advisory Board.  She is the past Chairperson of the Executive Committee for BOMA Philadelphia and is an active member of several committees.