Debra Hadelman

Debra Hadelman


About Me

Debra has 17 years of experience as an owner/property manager with Hadelman Enterprises, managing 332 units in eight multi-family buildings in Oak Park, Illinois and was President of the Building Owner's Management Association (BOMA) of Oak Park.  She also has 13 years of experience as an Executive Recruiter, specializing in corporate finance for Chicago-based multi-national corporations.


Growing up in the Lakeview area of Chicago, Debra became a life-long Bears, Cubs and Bulls fan. She and her husband raised their two sons in River Forest, but as soon as they became empty nesters, they moved back to the city, and currently reside in Lincoln Park.


Debra is Chair of Canine Therapy Corps, a wonderful not-for-profit organization that provides interactive, animal assisted therapy (AAT) to various programs in the Chicago land area. The dogs, which are certified by Canine Therapy Corps, are incorporated into individuals™ psychosocial or physical therapy programs.

Clients are saying:

"As an analytical person and a commercial realtor, I come at most situations from a right-brain perspective. Debra was able to help me see that buying a home is a very personal decision and also requires left-brain perspective. There needs to be an emotional component to the process. So, in addition to showing me the scatter-gram of homes I specifically asked to see, she showed me a very edited set of three homes that were exactly what I wanted. Once I said: "that's' the house for me", she said; "And now, I have one last home to show you that's not what you've asked for, but I think might be what you really want." She was right. She understood my situation and my abilities and saw an opportunity for me to have a better home than I had imagined. I am very grateful."