Roxane founded the firm Roxane Cole Commercial Real Estate LLC in February 2010. Previously, she was co-owner of a leading Portland commercial brokerage firm where she was a broker for 23 years. Prior to brokerage, she entered the business as a commercial property manager—responsible for office and retail properties and condominium projects. At age twenty-five she founded and co-owned a chain of retail stores and a mail-order business that she sold prior to entering the field of commercial real estate.

After graduating from the University of Maine at Orono, she taught school and dabbled in several entrepreneurial ventures.

Roxane is a Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM, having completed the curriculum and professional-experience requirements for the prestigious international designation held by only six percent of commercial real estate professionals nationally.

She is the recipient of the 1999 Commercial Broker of the Year Award from the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors and is a 2002 recipient of YWCA’s Women of Achievement Award. She received the 2009 Public Policy award from the Maine Real Estate and Development Association.

Roxane is Past President of the Maine Real Estate and Development Association, is past Chair of the Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce and served as president of the Portland Rotary Club. Roxane is a founding board member of the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors and a founding board member of the University of Southern Maine Foundation.


Roxane is a life-long, avid sports fan.  She enjoys watching NFL Football, MLB baseball and golf.  She is a former basketball player and currently enjoys golf.  She strives to improve at golf with recent success including shooting a couple of rounds in the seventies and having her third hole-in-one in the summer of 2010.  She also enjoys reading, time at the beach, gardening and entertaining at her waterfront homes in Maine.  Roxane is inspired by meeting goals and by continual self-improvement in all areas of her work and personal life.