Meet the WE Team
Derek Essary is a third-generation real estate broker 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