Deanna Drake-Copelan

Principal and Regional Director, Real Estate Management Services
Property Management

  • San Francisco
  • 44 Montgomery Street
  • Suite 3300
  • San Francisco, CA 94104 US

Deanna Drake-Copelan brings extensive commercial real estate and property management experience to Avison Young, dating back to her start as a property manager in1990. During her career, she has established herself as a leader in corporate development, multi-team integration as well as honing her reputation for exceptional client services.

Prior to joining Avison Young, Deanna was with a global commercial real estate firm for 12 years where she successfully managed business development and property management operations for the greater San Francisco Bay Area supporting multiple clients and over  30 million square feet. In 2021, she was awarded Connect CRE’s Women in Real Estate award for California.



Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis


BOMA California - Vice President, 2013, President from 2014 – 2016
Asset Services Team Leader of the Year, 2006 and 2012
Building Owners and Managers Association, Oakland/East Bay, President 2002 – 2004

California Real Estate License

Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM®

Real Property Administrator, RPA®