Meet Derek Essary & Brittany Walker


Derek Essary is a third-generation Gilroy real estate agent whose roots in the south bay

run deep. He was born and raised in Gilroy and attended the Gilroy Early College

Academy or “GECA” then received his B.S. in Business Administration through San

Jose State University.


Brittany Walker grew up in the Salinas Valley where her family business- Slaton &

Son Roofing has thrived for over 40 years. She attended Notre Dame High School

then went on to achieve her B.S. in Business Administration through Ashford



They have been licensed since 2015 and have been fortunate to help over 200

families buy or sell real estate. They have been recognized as the Top Agents for

Coldwell Banker Gilroy and Top 1% of Santa Clara County Realtors.

Both Brittany & Derek have earned the Coldwell Banker 30 Under 30 award which

recognizes Realtors of the highest production from across the world. This group of

young entrepreneurs have built a distinguished brand and pride themselves on their

modern approach to the business. Coldwell Banker has more than 100,000 agents

in over 47 countries- to be acknowledged for this award is a prestigious honor and

certainly sets this dynamic duo apart.


A core belief in their business is that real estate is all about forging lasting

connections. This is more than just a job to Derek and Brittany- they truly wish to

elevate their community and the real estate industry.


With youthful energy and a forward-thinking approach, they leverage modern

marketing techniques to stay ahead of the curve. With a keen understanding of

evolving buyer behavior, utilization of vertical video content, Instagram Reels, and

TikTok videos they keep clients informed about real estate trends. They employ

cutting-edge tools like drone footage, video tours, 3D Matterport tours, and

captivating property websites to showcase listings in an engaging and informative

manner. While social media and internet marketing are core assets, this team still

believes in taking a 360-degree perspective by including well-designed print

marketing materials to create a comprehensive and impactful approach.


Together, Derek Essary and Brittany Walker form an unstoppable team, combining

their unique strengths and nearly two decades of experience to provide exceptional

service to their clients. Whether you're buying, selling, or seeking expert guidance,

trust this Dynamic Duo to deliver unmatched results and an outstanding real estate


Meet the Team