Shelley Balanda

Principal + Founder

Over the last two decades, Shelley has developed a passion for executing strategies to help organizations rise to the occasion.  Through her experience in brokerage, institutional advisory, and working for operating firms, she offers a powerful and integrated platform that she brings to bear on her clients’ behalf.

Geared with practice in areas of acquisitions, asset management, lease analysis, due diligence, valuations, capital raising, and portfolio strategy, she has completed over $5.0 billion in property acquisitions and successfully raised and negotiated over $1.0 billion in joint venture funding for operating partners.

Prior to launching Footprynt, she has worked with renowned firms, including AEW, Eastdil Secured, and UBS Realty Advisors, among others, and was recently named as an honoree of the Globe St. CRE Woman of Influence award in 2023.  She completed studies at Bryant University and NYU, with concentrations in Accounting and Real Estate Finance, respectively.

As a native New Englander, Shelley lives in the greater Boston area with her husband Matt and two children, Callen and Summer.  She and her family enjoy all that the region offers spending summers on Lake Winnipesaukee and winters in Stowe, Vermont.