Rocky Derrick

Co-Founder & Managing Director
Loan Underwriting, Asset Management, Investor Relations & Operations

Mr. Derrick launched Taylor Derrick Capital (TDC) with Mark Taylor in 2011. Mr. Derrick continues to lead TDC with the principles of honesty, integrity and transparency on which the firm was founded.

In conjunction with his hand-selected, experienced management team, Mr. Derrick oversees all aspects of TDC’s operations with debt and equity investment offerings, including the firm’s flagship debt fund. This is accomplished by Mr. Derrick’s hands-on approach to managing deal underwriting, investor relations and financial analysis. Mr. Derrick’s active involvement in all aspects of TDC’s business allows him to create and foster win-win relationships with borrowers, development partners and investors.

Mr. Derrick’s leadership of TDC leverages his wide-ranging experience in underwriting, distressed asset resolution and the investment and development of multiple commercial and residential asset types. Prior to forming TDC, Mr. Derrick co-founded Probus Group, a real estate consulting firm that advised multiple REITs, equity funds, lenders, developers and institutional asset managers. Projects included underwriting, analysis and workout strategies on over $1.5 billion in assets and loans. Mr. Derrick also worked as the Senior Vice President of Loan Origination & Asset Management for CM Capital Services in Las Vegas, Nevada during the real estate recession, managing the workouts and repositioning of over $600 million in distressed assets. Preceding this position, Mr. Derrick gained vast experience as the Vice President of Acquisitions & Development for Seegmiller Partners where he managed the development of over $100 million in commercial real estate projects in Las Vegas, Nevada and Newport Beach, California. Mr. Derrick started his real estate career working for Ivory Homes in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mr. Derrick holds a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah, where he is currently an Adjunct Professor in their Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program.