Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Director, Real Estate
Senior Management Area:
Class Year: 2023
Julie Siegmund is the Director of Real Estate for Duke
University. Julie offers over 20 years of experience in
real estate with a background in asset management,
project management, and lease administration.
Julie oversees the combined leased portfolio for Duke
University, Duke University Health System and the Private
Diagnostic Clinic. This encompasses 230 leases and
approximately 5 million square feet of office, medical,
research lab, and educational space.
In addition to this, Julie works with developers,
building owners, project managers and other real estate
service experts to advance Duke's real estate strategy.
Julie leads Duke Real Estate's management of the gift
property process including transition and disposition of
real estate assets. Prior to working at Duke, Julie
managed property assets and construction projects for
Grubb & Ellis and their investment clients.
Julie is from the Triangle area and a member of TCREW-
Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women. She is a graduate
of UNC-Wilmington, holding a Bachelor of Arts in