Derek is a commercial real estate broker with over 10 years of experience, and a rising star in his field. He leads a tenant representation team at CBRE, and is an expert at guiding companies through complex real estate transaction while executing tailored facility strategies. His exceptional skill at analyzing and negotiating has earned Derek the trust of local, national, and global occupiers.
Prior to joining CBRE, Derek led a landlord portfolio leasing and sales team with extraordinary success. With experience from the landlord and tenant perspectives, he’s been involved in 500+ transactions totaling over 1.5 million square feet. With a unique skill set in the fields of accounting and architectural design, Derek provides creative solutions and expert guidance throughout the leasing process. As a Los Angeles native, he leverages keen market knowledge, detailed financial/ spatial analyses, and aggressive proposal strategies to ensure his client’s savings are a head of the market. Although each engagement is unique, his typical occupier/brokerage transaction and support includes: needs analysis, space analysis, creative on and off market pursuits, financial analysis and comparison, advisory space planning, informed negotiations, and periodic landlord compliance assistance.
Derek graduated cum laude with a Bachelors in Business Administration from Woodbury University with an emphasis in accounting. He’s also passionate about architectural design, traveling the world, and plays a mean guitar!