Derrick Simms has spent his whole life living in the Pasadena/Altadena area, and developed an appreciation for real estate in the Pasadena community. Early in life he volunteered as a docent, providing tours of the impressive and historic Gamble House. This piqued his interest in the many unique and historic points of interest in the community.
While attending Maranatha High School in Pasadena, Derrick worked for his entrepreneurial father to help run his Sunglass store located in the Paseo Colorado mall. Beginning during his college years, as a member of the Screen Actors Guild, his various acting experiences provided an opportunity to connect with a variety of people.
After graduating from California State University, Los Angeles with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing, Derrick decided to pursue his dream of residential real estate sales in the beautiful San Gabriel Valley. Marketing quickly became Derrick’s passion, as well as one of his standout strengths.
Derrick’s strong communication skills and customer service focus motivate him to ensure that he provides the best service for his clients. As your Realtor® Derrick will use his skills and experience in order to help his clients find a new home perfectly suited to their lifestyle.