Notable Woman in Commercial Real Estate Anne Behrendt

Anne Behrendt

CEO, Doran Companies


As CEO and majority owner, Anne Behrendt oversees every aspect of Minneapolis-based Doran’s growth and strategy. Since Behrendt joined the company almost 10 years ago, Doran has opened an office in Denver; developed, designed, or built dozens of multifamily, hotel, commercial, and mixed-use projects; managed millions of square feet of commercial space and residential communities; and secured $1.5 billion in new business. Behrendt is also president of Doran RE Partners, an independent development organization she and two other Doran executives founded.

Leading the construction and architecture arms of Doran, Behrendt is focused on growing design-build

opportunities, refining methodology, and providing a fresh approach to commercial real estate.