About Debbie De Grote

Debbie De Grote is the owner and founder of Excelleum coaching and consulting; ranked by Inc. 5,000 for last two consecutive years as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation. She is also an author, a key note speaker and a preferred coach to many large companies and brands.

Debbie began her career in real estate at the age of 18 and within a few short years was one of the top agents in the nation closing over 156 units annually, her own personal production with only the assistance of an administrative assistant. Debbie continually posted high annual sales numbers for over 16 years closing over 3000 transactions in her career.

At the peak of her career Debbie was awarded the Hall of Fame award by Century 21, in fact Debbie was the first in the Century 21 system to achieve this award. In addition to her sales career she managed a large office, assisted in recruiting efforts and wrote strategic plans and launched new office locations for two large brokers in the Orange County area.

Debbie’s extensive background attracted many opportunities to speak, train and coach others and she discovered her passion for coaching was to be her next big adventure.

Over the last 20 years Debbie has been considered one of the top coaches in the real estate industry coaching some of the most elite salespeople, brokers, mortgage, title, escrow, and insurance. Conducting over 80,000 private coaching calls, hundreds of webinars and live events and is a sought speaker at many national conventions.

In 2013 after working as a coach and leader in two large coaching organizations she decided it was time to launch her own company dedicated to high level, customized, coaching and consulting.

Debbie believes that because no two agents, brokers or brands are alike their coaching should be custom tailored which requires a high level of skill, therefore she hires only the most experienced coaches. Debbie’s coaches each have between 20-40 years of multi layered real estate experienced.

Debbie’s husband Don is a full-time active, top producing agent of over 35 years. Her daughter Erika works in escrow and her daughter Taylor is the President of Excelleum, they are a real estate family! This combined with the fact that she will often be in front of thousands of real estate industry professionals each month allows her to maintain her from the street perspective, the perspective that gives her clients the edge they need to thrive in a challenging industry.

Debbie’s motto is “At Excelleum we aren’t looking to be a coaching solution for the masses, instead we are dedicated to the grow those who have a serious commitment to taking their business to the next level of success.”