Coming from the competitive New York Real Estate market, Derek's commitment to his Clients, earned him a profile article in the New York Times. He was given the “Deal of the Year” award by the Real Estate Board of New York in 2018. He has also received spotlight pieces in multiple leading publications which also include the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal. As a top-producing broker at the Douglas Elliman firm in New York, Derek and the Pinnacle Award-winning Ariel Cohen team brokered over $100 million in real estate transactions since 2014. Now in Seattle with VDB Compass, Mark von der Burg’s top-producing team, Derek continues to surround himself with the best in class.
Derek is a dedicated family man who handles the pressures of Real Estate by training and running marathons throughout the United States.