Derek joined CBRE in 2016 where he specializes in office leasing and sales with an emphasis in media, entertainment and tech. Prior to joining CBRE, Derek gained experience in multiple areas of CRE including: management, investment sales, landlord and tenant leasing, and financial analysis.
With a unique skill set in the fields of accounting and architectural design, Derek has the proven ability to provide creative solutions and expert guidance. As a Los Angeles native, Derek leverages his keen market knowledge, detailed financial and spatial analyses, and aggressive negotiations to drive value for his clients.
Derek is dedicated to employing CBRE’s comprehensive platform to facilitate top tier relationships. He maintains a client-centric approach to every pursuit whilereflecting CBRE’s RISE values (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence) with his above and beyond philosophy. Derek’s typical occupier transaction includes the following level of support: needs analysis, space analysis, creative on and off market pursuits, financial analysis and comparison, advisory space planning, informed negotiations and periodic compliance assistance. Derek is also an accomplished musician with a passion for traveling the world.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA)
- Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO)
- Accounting Honors Society (Beta Alpha Psi)
- Derek graduated cum laude with a bachelors in Business Administration from Woodbury University with an emphasis in accounting