Derek Patti
REALTOR®

About Derek Patti

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Certified Waterfront Specialist, Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist

Specialties
Buyers
First Time Homebuyers
Luxury Homes
Sellers
Waterfront Property
Areas Served
Bradenton
Downtown
Lakewood Ranch
Lido Key
Longboat Key
Manasota Key
Nokomis
Osprey
Palmer Ranch
Sarasota
Siesta Key
Venice
Wellen Park
Speaks
English

**Designations:** Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Certified Waterfront Specialist, Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist **Specialties:** Buyers, First Time Homebuyers, Luxury Homes, Sellers, Waterfront Property **Languages Spoken:** English **Areas Served:** Bradenton, Downtown, Lakewood Ranch, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Manasota Key, Nokomis, Osprey, Palmer Ranch, Sarasota, Siesta Key, Venice, Wellen Park

Derek Patti was born in Texas and raised in Orlando, FL. He earned his B.S. in Finance from Florida State University and has since built a successful career as a REALTOR®. With over a decade of experience since becoming licensed in 2013, Derek has developed a broad range of expertise that allows him to assist clients with diverse real estate needs. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or looking to sell your luxury waterfront property, Derek's extensive knowledge and dedication make him an invaluable resource.

Derek's professional journey includes valuable experience in customer service at PNC Mortgage and as a Retirement Benefits Specialist for the State of Florida. These roles honed his ability to understand and meet clients' needs effectively. His approachable demeanor and commitment to excellence have earned him numerous accolades including NextHome Excellence's Top Producer from 2020 to 2023 and the Josh Morris Award in 2022.

As an active member of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee as well as Florida Realtors and the National Association of Realtors®, Derek stays current with industry trends and best practices. His designations as an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist further underscore his capability to provide top-notch service across various market segments.

Outside of his professional life, Derek enjoys spending time with his family—his wife Katherine whom he married in 2011—and their three children: Clara, Becca, and Dylan. A passionate golfer and avid supporter of the Florida State Seminoles football team, Derek also finds joy in watching movies and exploring new real estate opportunities.

Whether you are looking to buy your first home or sell a luxury property along the coastlines of Sarasota or Manatee counties, Derek Patti is equipped with the experience and dedication needed to guide you through every step of your real estate journey.

Community Service

Director, Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) - 2021 to Current

Director, Florida Realtors - 2021 to Current

Vice Chair, RASM Professional Development Committee - 2024

Member, RASM Finance Committee - 2022 to current

Member, RASM Professional Development Committee - 2023

Member, RASM Realtor Charitable Foundation Scholarship Committee - 2023 & 2024

Member, RASM Member Engagement Committee - 2021

Member, RASM Nominating Committee - 2020 & 2021

Chair, RASM Young Professional Network Committee - 2020

Vice Chair, RASM Young Professional Network Committee - 2019

Chair, RASM Member Engagement Committee - 2017

Vice Chair, RASM Communications Committee - 2016

Member, RASM Communications Committee - 2015