Since joining Savills in 2003, Derrell Curry has proudly represented some of the region’s largest tenants throughout their commercial real estate pursuits, providing expert consulting and strategic planning, and unparalleled negotiation. For over 35 years, he has successfully coordinated complex real estate transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions, financial structuring, incentives negotiations, operations analysis, and lease negotiations. Derrell also specializes in a diverse range of industries, including engineering, energy, petrochemical, financial services, aerospace, consulting, biomedical, municipalities, and nonprofit associations.
In 2013, Derrell and his team of experts completed two of the largest transactions in Houston, including Bechtel’s 556,000 square foot lease and Statoil’s 581,000 square foot lease. Throughout his impressive career as a top broker in Houston, Derrell has accumulated more than 35 million square feet in real estate transactions. All the while, Derrell is best known for his keen analytical abilities that allow companies to lift their bottom line while maintaining maximum flexibility and optimal workplace logistics.
Prior to Savills, Derrell spent 19 years with CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) where he was senior vice president of Corporate Services.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
Derrell has held offices of both the treasurer and president of the Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association (HOLBA). He is also active in his community as a charter member of the Bay Area Houston Economic Development Foundation and has served on numerous committees and ministries of St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church.
As a renown Houston broker, Derrell has received NAIOP’s Houston Office Leasing Broker of the Year award, of which he has also been a repeat finalist. The Houston Business Journal also named him a ‘Heavy Hitter’ and ‘MVP’, CoStar has named him one of Houston’s ‘Power Broker’s, and he is often referenced as an expert in his field in local and national publications.
University of Houston, Bachelor of Science, Business
- Bechtel Corporation
- Lockheed Corporation
- Accenture LLP
- Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC)