Our Team

Debbie Gallimore, CCIM, CIPS

Principal & Broker In Charge

NC-CCIM of the Year 2022

Debbie Gallimore epitomizes the essence of a serial entrepreneur, boasting a diverse portfolio spanning childcare, architectural drafting, construction, real estate investing, and development, as well as commercial and residential Real Estate Brokerage. 

Hailing from a lineage of hardworking individuals, with her father being a skilled tradesman, Debbie imbibed the values of diligence and perseverance from an early age. These foundational principles form the cornerstone of her approach to business, which is evident in her leadership at Gallimore & Associates, a real estate company she founded. Specializing in commercial brokerage and development facilitation, Debbie collaborates closely with investors, developers, and business owners, offering not only brokerage expertise but also serving as a trusted advisor on development projects. 

With a keen understanding of the importance of staying abreast of industry trends, Debbie holds licenses as a Real Estate Broker in North Carolina and Georgia, along with being a certified Architectural drafter and a Realtor. She is an active member of professional organizations such as the National Association of Women in Construction and has earned notable designations like Certified International Property Specialist and Certified Commercial Investment Member. 

Despite her myriad professional pursuits, Debbie remains grounded in her roots, maintaining dual citizenship in the USA and Jamaica while residing in Raleigh, North Carolina. As a mother of an East Carolina University graduate, she understands the importance of education and community engagement. Consequently, she dedicates her time to mentoring and speaking engagements within various professional circles, contributing to the growth and development of her peers. 

Elena Ji, LEED AP BD+C


Globe St. 2024 Women of Influence Rising Star

Elena brings a unique perspective to the world of commercial real estate. Elena has been a vital part of the industry for the past several years as a construction and project management professional in Charlotte, NC. During this time, Elena gained valuable insights and experience working with various types of owners – from high-end office spaces to medical facilities and retail establishments – which ultimately piqued her interest in commercial real estate. 

With a solid background in construction and project management, she understands the importance of meeting client needs and delivering quality results in a timely manner. Her keen eye for detail, coupled with her excellent communication and negotiation skills, make her a valuable asset to clients looking to buy, sell, or lease commercial properties. 

 Being an immigrant from China, helping other immigrants reach their financial goals and dreams through commercial real estate is the main driver for Elena’s passion in this industry. Elena has been representing immigrant clients from 10+ countries and the list is growing! 

 Elena has been a proud resident of Charlotte, NC since 2018 and is involved in local CRE organizations such as CREW Charlotte and CCIM. Her active participation in these organizations has allowed her to expand her knowledge, skills, and connections within the commercial real estate industry. Her passion for real estate, coupled with her desire to help clients succeed, sets her apart from the competition. Contact her today to learn more about how she can help you achieve your commercial real estate goals. 

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