Lynn Drake named to Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame

Lynn Drake, founder and president of Compass Commercial ITRA Global, has been named to the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame by Midwest Real Estate News Magazine.
Drake was honored as part of “a select group of real estate professionals who have made a true difference in their industry and communities,” according to the magazine.
“I’m very honored to be a member of the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame,” Drake said. “I’ve enjoyed the challenge of building a business while still serving the community.”
Drake founded Compass Commercial, a commercial real estate company, in August 2010. The company has been profitable every year since opening.  
Drake’s firm represents commercial tenants and buyers exclusively – not landlords or developers. Compass Commercial saves its clients time by researching properties, conducting negotiations and performing other real estate services.
The company’s clients include; the State of Michigan; MiCEED; The Art of Custom Framing; Gleba & Associates; BSB Communications; Michigan Women’s Foundation; and Michigan CFO.
Drake is also very involved in the community. She has been a planning commissioner for the City of Troy, and is a mentor for “Winning Futures,” a program for low-income girls, for the Girl Scouts and for Big Brothers Big Sisters. In 2007, she completed a half marathon, raising $3,500 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Drake is a past board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Detroit Chapter. She has also been president of the Detroit chapter of Business Network International (BNI) a networking organization.
Compass Commercial, LLC/ITRA Global is a Troy, Michigan-based company specializing in all phases of tenant representation for local and national clients. Its founder has 20-plus years of corporate real estate experience which allows them to help entrepreneurs and executives identify the right space at the right cost.