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Janki DePalma

Associate, Austin

“I love developing relationships and connecting people … I really love when it turns from ‘just business’ to friends.”

Janki has a knack for turning first-time clients into life-long business relationships. Janki has been instrumental in the incredible growth of DCI’s Austin office and has had a hand in many high-profile projects around the city, including The Thinkery (Austin Children’s Museum) and The Independent, which is soon to be the tallest building in Austin. She is continually making connections in the industry and is active in professional organizations such as the Real Estate Council of Austin, the Urban Land Institute and the Society for Marketing Professional Services.

  • What would you name an engineering superhero?
    Gravity- She’d be an X-man. 
  •  If you weren’t in business development, what would you be?
    I’d be a teacher.
  • What was your favorite class in college?
    I took a class on Shakespeare when I was in Japan- taught in Japanese.  That was so much fun. 

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