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Professional Profile: Cecily Drucker 2006


  • Title: President
  • Company: Independent Exchange Services, Inc.
  • Location: San Francisco, Calif.
  • Birthplace: Vermont, 1944

Family: No kids/spouse; daughter of Peter Drucker, management consultant and Doris Drucker, inventor and writer (“Invent Radium or I’ll Pull Your Hair”); 3 siblings
College: University of Rochester, 1966; Hastings College of the Law, 1974
First job outside of real estate: Investment analyst in Peru
First job in real estate or allied field: Lawyer at Miller, Starr & Regalia, Oakland, Calif.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Manage IES, a nationally-recognized fully-staffed Qualified Intermediary; EVP of Reverse Exchange Services, Inc. (“safe harbor” reerse exchanges), and president of Consolidated Reverse Management which finances and structures “non-safe-harbor” reverse exchanges. Interesting work and great clients, so will continue indefinitely.
Hobbies: Cycling, hiking
Favorite book: “War and Peace”
Favorite movie: “Cinema Paradiso”
Person you admire most (outside of family): H.H. The Dalai Lama
Keys to success: Go “full bore” (my sister says that my epitaph will say: “She was wore out”); solve problems: Quick to forgive and “move on.”
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Professional cyclist or snowboard cross racer!