Derek left home at the age of sixteen to pursue his dream of playing in the NHL and has had a successful and rewarding hockey career. His latest career step lead him into real estate where he is already demonstrating his superior work ethic. Derek chose to join Charles Real Estate because he believes strongly in the philosophy that “being of service is about making people feel welcomed, cared for and cherished”.
While playing hockey Derek lived in twelve different cities across North America and Europe and understands deeply what his clients need in order to make a move across town or the country. He strives to give his clients peace of mind during such transitions. Derek’s loyalty, professionalism, and care inform his every step.
On the ice, Derek was known for his profound work ethic and passion. In 2008, as a member of the Calgary Flames farm team, Derek has rewarded the Jim Koehler memorial award in recognition of the hard work and dedication brought to the ice.
Derek brings this same passion and work ethic to help better serve his clients.
Derek is committed to the community as a whole and has worked with numerous youth-centered charities such as Project Faceoff, The Hope Reigns Foundation and So Kids Can.