Born in London, England,educated there Derek immigrated and has lived in this area for 30 years.Currently married to Paula he has four children. His oldest a CPA & Real Estate Broker, two in college and one on the way to college.Even though a workaholic he prides himself on being an exception, balancing the two.He carves out what spare time he can with family,as he likes to say" His precious non renewable resource". Enjoying time with them reading, watching movies,church and sporting activities. A Broker with more that 30 years of real estate experience marketing and representing buyers and sellers in the Silicon Valley. Clients choose to work with Derek because he consistently demonstrates the core competencies that they expect: 1. Honesty,Integrity & Ethics 2. Knowledge,Experience & Internet Savvy 3. Marketing: Strategy, Resources,Results, Information Technologies 4. Sales: Negotiating & Closing ( Multiple Offers experience) 5. Service: Preparation,Origanization Feedback, Follow-up Owner BROKER of Realty World Archer Miller, Derek specializes in RESIDENTIAL, multi-unit apartments and land marketing, selling. Over the past 30 years Derek has worked for top selling offices such as Better Homes Realty, ERA, Prudential and REMAX. While at ERA Derek was top producer of his office and top 10% in the nation. He also managed this office which became one of ERA's top ten offices nationwide. When working at Prudential, Derek became a Multi-Million Dollar Producer and the percentage of properties marketed and sold was 98%. Derek is a member of the National Association of Realtors and also a member of the California State Association of Realtors. He was also the STATE DIRECTOR for District 19 in 1991-1992. He is also a member of MLSListings.com which is the local multiple listing service MLS. He is a past chairman of San Jose Real Estate Board Membership Committee, has served Arbitration and Professional Standards Committee, and Grievance Committee, currently active member of "Ombudsman Committee".Active member of the Southern Alameda County MLS . Other affiliations:SRES "Senoir's Real Estate Specialist" Certified Prudential Realty Relocation Manager, Certified Relocation Specialist, Certified Marketing Specialist, Leading Edge Society: Top 4% nationwide. REO-Bank owned Foreclosure Perferred Broker with Probate Court Resale experience since 1978. Derek participates in helping the community by the involvement with a Drug & Alcohol "Sober" living home in Santa Clara,Home Church,Jr. Achievement Business Consultant, Rogers Middle School,City Team Ministries,2nd Harvest Food Bank, Make A Wish Foundation, Valle Monte Christmas Tree Elegance, March of Dimes, Can Tree Drive for the Homeless of Santa Clara County, InnVision Shelters for Battered Women & "Milpitas Knights" PAL football.