Derrick joined our Castline Properties team in 2014 with over 13 years of real estate experience and insight. After spending time as a leasing agent, Derrick became a Licensed Real Estate broker in 2013. He formed The Patrick Group one year later. With his broad knowledge of the mortgage industry, Derrick has helped his clients achieve their real estate goals of homeownership, rental property, investment opportunity, REO and more.
Derrick has established an expert network of lenders, attorneys, inspectors, credit repair companies and contractors to make buying a property a seamless experience for his clients. Derrick’s goal is to exceed his client’s expectations through personal communication, intelligent market analysis, and hard work. Derrick strives to make each transaction a personal demonstration of his professionalism and utilizes the support and partnership Castline Properties offers to achieve the most successful outcome possible for his clients.
Born and raised in Chicago , Derrick grew up in Wicker Park and understands the distinctive characteristics of the many neighborhoods of Chicago. With many years of experience, he takes pride in being diligent in communication and follow-through. One of the secrets to his success has been his knowledge and understanding of the cultural and economic diversity of Chicago’s many neighborhoods helping him to successfully forecast or predict trends and changes in the market.
As a cancer survivor, Derrick is grateful for the opportunity to give back. When he isn’t working on a new opportunity for his client, he can be found volunteering at The American Cancer Society and the Cancer Hope Network.