Office: (831) 460-4663 ext. 221
Fax: (831) 401-2439
Derek Timm is a leading Central Coast and Silicon Valley Broker, who has represented over 250 million dollars in transactions. Licensed California Broker and Attorney. Member of State Bar of California, Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, Santa Cruz Association of Realtors, and State and National Associations.
Education and Work Experience
He received his BA from UC Santa Barbara in and studied law at George Washington University and UC Davis. He served on Law Review, Moot Court and founded the Journal of Juvenile Law. Derek clerked with Congressman Tom Campbell and US Attorney s Office. After graduation in 1997, he practiced law with Seyfarth Shaw and Ropers Majeski and later became VP, Business Development of Wish.com. In 2003 he founded Montalvo Homes & Estates, a real estate company.
Derek is an active member of the community, and he was elected to office in November 2018 as a City Council Member. He was recognized as the 2017 Man of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce, and served for 5 years on the Scotts Valley Planning Commission where he most recently served as Chair of the Commission. He is Chair of the Save Our Schools, which was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as the Scotts Valley 2012 Organization of the Year- which passed 3 Measures for Scotts Valley Schools including Measure A to rebuild the Scotts Valley Middle School. He served six years as President of the Scotts Valley Educational Foundation, and is the former President of the Scotts Valley Friends of the Library. He also served as Chief Operating Officer of the Buck Scholars Association where he currently serves as a Board Advisor.