Derek L. Weaver

Senior VP Federal Property Development

Derek Weaver

Derek Weaver joined Johnson Development in March of 2012 as Senior Vice President of Federal Property Development.

A 1992 graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in finance, Mr. Weaver has experience in the development and operations of commercial real estate.  His career began with Birmingham based Capstone Development Corporation.  While at Capstone, Mr. Weaver managed construction projects related to the company’s collegiate housing development program. This management included projects in Alabama, Florida, Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Ohio, Louisiana, and Mississippi.  Projects under construction during this time totaled more than $100 million.

Before joining Johnson Development, Mr. Weaver owned a private real estate firm through which completed more than $150 million in development.

Mr. Weaver has been recognized locally as a leader in the commercial real estate industry.  In 2008 he was recognized as a “Heavy Hitter” in Birmingham real estate by the Birmingham Business Journal.  In 2009, The Grove, a 640,000 square feet, and $97 million mixed-use development project which Mr. Weaver initiated was cited by the Birmingham Business Journal as the state’s second largest deal of the year.