Rocky Derrick


Mr. Derrick launched Taylor Derrick Capital (TDC), a Salt Lake City, Utah-based real estate investment firm, with Mark Taylor in 2011. Since that time Mr. Derrick has been instrumental in raising over $1B of capital into TDC’s various funds and has led the origination of over $3B in loans and equity investments. Mr. Derrick continues to lead TDC with the principles of honesty, integrity and transparency on which the firm was founded.

Together with his partners and experienced management team, Mr. Derrick oversees all aspects of TDC’s operations with debt and equity investment offerings. Mr. Derrick takes an active role in overseeing the underwriting, loan portfolio, investor relations and finance departments. Mr. Derrick is committed to creating and fostering long-standing relationships with borrowers, development partners and investors.

Mr. Derrick’s leadership of TDC leverages his wide-ranging experience in underwriting, distressed asset resolution, investment and development of multiple commercial and residential asset types. Prior to forming TDC, Mr. Derrick founded Derrick Development, 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 $1.5B 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 $600MM in distressed loans. Preceding that, Mr. Derrick gained vast experience as the Vice President of Acquisitions & Development for Seegmiller Partners where he managed the development of over $100MM in Class A 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 the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program.