Known as much for her success in commercial real estate as her contributions to the community, Debrah Lee Charatan gives her time, energy and resources to a wide range of charitable organizations. For the past 15 years, Debrah has channeled much of this largesse through the Charatan / Holm Family Foundation, which targets arts, cultural, medical and other humanitarian causes in the greater New York area and beyond.
A longtime supporter of Selfhelp Community Services Foundation, Debrah Charatan helps raise and manage essential funding as vice chair of the board of trustees for the senior-care, independent living-focused organization. Involved with a number of Jewish organizations as well, Debrah is a member of the Gevurah Society of Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation, which preserves and promotes the memory of Eastern European Jews who fought against Nazi occupation during World War II. Debrah also serves on the Women’s Leadership Council of the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Real Estate Council, two of New York’s landmark cultural institutions. Other organizations supported by Debrah and the Charatan / Holm Family Foundation include the Jewish Museum, the Philadelphia Foundation, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, New Destiny Housing, Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation, Mount Sinai Hospital, National Jewish Health’s Air Society, the Central Park Conservancy and the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.
Debrah Charatan serves as president of BCB Property Management Inc., a full-service multifamily and mixed-use real estate firm in New York City. In real estate for nearly 40 years, she previously owned and operated Debrah Lee Charatan Realty Inc. and Bach Realty Inc.
Debrah L. Charatan
President of BCB Property Management Inc.