Debra Tantleff

As Founding Principal of TANTUM Real Estate, Debra Tantleff operates a certified Women’s Business Enterprise focused on creating boutique multi-family and mixed-use communities in the New Jersey region.

Prior to founding TANTUM, Ms. Tantleff was a Vice President of Development at Roseland, a Mack-Cali Company, where she established a highly acclaimed reputation for delivering exceptional mixed-use developments, with a portfolio consisting of more than 5,000 residential units and 200,000 square feet of retail space.

Ms. Tantleff serves on the New Jersey Committee for the Regional Plan Association and the Board of Directors for Downtown New Jersey, and is also a member of New Jersey Future and New Jersey Mixed-Use Developers (MXD). She was named Real Estate Forum’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2012, and received the Women Builders Council’s 2015 Outstanding Women Award. She has also been recognized numerous times by the New Jersey Builders Association, including being awarded the 2015 Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Political Action.

An honors graduate from Rutgers University, Ms. Tantleff holds a B.A.S. from the School of Communication and Information Studies and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Advisory Board at the Rutgers Center for Real Estate, where she also serves as Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Council. She holds a Masters in Real Estate Finance from the Schack Institute of Real Estate at New York University.