The hardest working Realtor in the business! Growing up in a small farm and factory town Derek learned the meaning of hard work from a young age. Derek grew up working at his family's farm and in the small town of Horicon, WI mowing lawns, shoveling snow, and other odd jobs as a young boy. His junior year of High School Derek Joined the Army and served 6 years in a Mechanized Infantry Unit while attending Carroll College. While serving in the Military Derek was nominated as Soldier of the Year for his Infantry Unit and graduated on the Commandant's top 10 list for Primary Leadership Development School. Derek was also a Collegiate Wrestler with over 15 years in the sport. He was nominated team captain his Junior and Senior year of College.
In 1999 Derek graduated Carroll College with Computer Science degree. He worked in the Software field for about 8 years including 5 years at Intel Corp as a software engineer. In 2003, Derek started his own Real Estate investment business. This business was focused on rehabbing multi-family buildings and foreclosure homes. After flipping a number of small apartment buildings and homes Derek decided to get his Real Estate license in 2004. He was disappointed with the quality of service he received from other Realtors and was inspired to provide the highest level of service to his clients. He joined Keller Williams and was named rookie of the year with over 30 sales his first year in the business and $8,300,000 in sales volume. Since that time Derek has now sold nearly 300 homes with over $50 Million in sale. Derek also ranks among the top 1% of Realtors Nationwide as a Certified Negotiation Expert.
Today Derek lives in the Willow Creek Community of Centennial Colorado. He is married with 2 daughters and enjoys Snowboarding, Hiking, Camping, Long boarding, and anything else he can hurt himself doing. He sells real estate in the entire Denver area including Denver Metro, Centennial, Littleton, Lakewood, Englewood, Greenwood Village, Parker, Aurora, and many other areas. If you are looking for an experienced Realtor in Denver then Derek is the hard working broker you need.
Derek has helped many people build their real estate dreams and portfolio's. He has a wide range of experience from investor portfolio's to first time homebuyers. Derek has also worked with many homeowners to help avoid foreclosure. The past few years of economic downtown have created many great buyer opportunities and Derek has found his clients some amazing deals. His keen eye for a good deal has given his clients a huge advantage in this market. If you are looking for a Realtor with the knowledge and experience to help you find that perfect home then call Derek Today!
Certified Negotiation Expert - CNE
Certified Residential Investor Representative - CRIR
Certified Distressed Property Expert - CDPE
Phoenix Business Journal Top 30 Agent (out of nearly 40,000)
Spotlight Featured Realtor - Residential Executive Magazine
Licensed in Colorado and Arizona
Diamond Achievement Club
Agent Leadership Council Award
Sonoran Living Leadership Award