Professional Profile: Derek Miller 2016

Derek Miller - 2016

Name: Derek Miller - 2016

Title: Associate Broker

Company: CBRE | The Boulos Company

Location: Portland, ME

Birthplace: Brunswick, ME

Family: My family is from Durham, Maine.

College: Tufts University in Medford, MA

First job unrelated to your current field: I worked at a local ski resort called Lost Valley.

First job in current field: An associate at Newmark Knight Frank in Boston, MA

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? We have excelled at investment sales in recent years and plan to continue to grow that portion of our business. It all comes down to helping our clients achieve their real estate goals, whatever they may be.

Hobbies: I am an avid skier and am just getting into rock climbing.

Favorite novel: Anything by Malcolm Gladwell

Favorite film: Of the films I have seen recently, “The Martian.”

Keys to success: My college football coach used to say “hard work guarantees you nothing, but without it you don’t have a chance”; I feel like that is especially true in commercial real estate.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Tom Brady!

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? A professional skier.