Deborah K. Stearns, CPM, SIOR

Deborah K. Stearns, CPM, SIOR

SVP, Brokerage


Current responsibilities

Deborah is a Senior Vice President with JLL's Hampton Roads office.  Deborah brings extensive brokerage experience and strategic leadership and expertise.  Deborah specializes in office and industrial property sales and leasing.  She is a consistent top producer and was recognized as a CoStar Power Broker in 2017 and in prior years.


Deborah brings over 35 years of experience in commercial real estate to assist clients and identify solutions. Prior to joining JLL Deborah was a Senior Vice President at Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate.  She previously served as Managing Director at Advantis Real Estate Services, President of Goodman Segar Hogan Hoffler, Hampton Roads, and Vice President of Rowe Development.  Deborah has been active in the community.  She was inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in 2015.

Representative clients (Agency)

  • Armada Hoffler
  • The RMR Group
  • GLP
  • Harbor Group International
  • Stihl, Incorporated

Corporate representation

  • ARDX
  • Endurance IT
  • In Motion Hosting
  • Issue Trak
  • PB Mares
  • The Stop Organization

Education and affiliations

  • Old Dominion University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • University of Virginia, Developing Managerial Excellence
  • 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)
  • Specialist in Office & Industrial Real Estate (SIOR)
  • Town Point Club, Board of Governors
  • United Way of South Hampton Roads, Board of Trustees
  • CoStar Power Broker 2017 Top Broker Award