Debbie Kirkland

Debbie Kirkland is the Broker/Owner of Century 21 First Story Real Estate in Tallahassee, Florida. She is Past President of the Tallahassee Board of Realtors and Florida Realtors District 8 Vice President and has served as multiple Chairs of Committees at Florida Realtors since 2004, remaining active today in helping develop Business Trends and Technologies for Florida Realtors members and is an avid RPAC investor.

Debbie Kirkland says she didn’t do anything on her own. That may or may not be true! She’s an observer, a re-thinker, a facilitator, and she simply has a passion for sharing knowledge. Identification of some early adopters of marketing experts in the real estate space, Debbie assimilated an abundance of different ideas and philosophies. She began  developing, in collaboration and partnerships from some of the most well-known users of technology, website designers, and bloggers, and the most successful and influential relationship builders across the Country and abroad. Debbie enjoys putting her own spin on brand awareness, and customer engagement and retention.

Debbie also recognizes the need for sharing this knowledge and identifying others with unique stories and strengths and how important it is to network with other bright minds. With that in mind, she founded of the Florida Realtors Real Estate Bar Camp movement, hosting the first 5 years of Real Estate Bar Camp Orlando held at the Florida Realtors Annual Convention and which continues to be an integral part of the Annual Conference and now in the hands of Carlos Melendez – another NAR Tech Edge speaker!

Featured in Tallahassee Realtor Magazine, Florida Realtors Magazine, Realtor.org, 850 Magazine, Tallahassee Democrat, Living Here Publication, and other key industry and local outlets. She has spoken at CRS events, local and State Association Meetings and presented at many REBarCamp events across the Country. Debbie supports local organizations in the technology space such as Google’s Start Up Grind events, and DOMI Station as well as Veteran Support Organizations and Big Bend Hospice.

Debbie has achieved her CRS, AHWD, E-Pro, GREEN, SFR, SRES certifications and has been the Dean of two Leadership Classes of the Tallahassee Board of Realtors.

Her biggest achievements?  Raising two beautiful, independent women who are leaders, one in Real Estate and the other in the Marketing and PR Profession.