Cathy Derr, CIM

Cathy Derr, CCIM


Cathy Derr: The Apex of Excellence in Multi-Family and Office Real Estate

A Distinguished Specialist with Unmatched Impact

Cathy Derr is more than an Apartment and Office Specialist at Gaut Whittenburg Emerson Commercial Real Estate—she's a dynamo of industry success. Specializing in the acquisition of multi-family investment properties, Cathy's record is nothing short of awe-inspiring. In the last seven years alone, she has orchestrated the sale of over 3,200 apartment units, representing both buyers and sellers in transactions that have cumulatively reached an astonishing $150 million in gross sales. Elevated by her CCIM Certification, Cathy sets the gold standard in commercial investment real estate.

A Versatile Professional with Extensive Reach

While her accomplishments in apartment sales are remarkable, Cathy is far from a one-trick pony. She also serves as a Leasing Agent for more than 500,000 square feet of commercial space, working alongside industry stalwarts like Prentiss Properties, Patriot American, and Mack-Cali/Dallas. Whether it's Buyer/Tenant Representation or overseeing the management and leasing of multi-story office buildings like Wellington Square, Cathy’s versatility stands as a testament to her multifaceted expertise.

A Pillar in the Community and the Industry

Cathy’s commitment extends beyond closing deals; she is profoundly invested in her community. Serving as an active board member and Secretary of the Amarillo West Rotary Club, Cathy is also poised to take up the mantle of President-Elect for the year 2024. Her community contributions don't stop there; she volunteers her time with the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, utilizing her specialized skill set to uplift local businesses. This dedication to her community was celebrated when she received the Amarillo Women's Network Career Achievement Award in 2007.

An Expert You Can Trust

With an unparalleled track record and a ceaseless dedication to client success, Cathy Derr has etched her name into the annals of commercial real estate excellence. As a powerhouse of both experience and ambition, Cathy is the epitome of trust and quality, embodying the core values that clients have come to associate with Gaut Whittenburg Emerson.

For a partner who brings more than just expertise to the table, Cathy Derr is your go-to for navigating the often complex world of commercial real estate investments.

📞 To leverage Cathy's wealth of knowledge for your next venture, reach out at (806) 373-3111 or drop an email at

Royal Orleans- Abilene, TX1 94
LaChateau - Lubbock, TX 54
Austin Town homes 29 SOLD (2) times
Heritage House 141 SOLD (2) times
Fairfield/ West view 40
Newport 216 SOLD (2) times
Olsen Terrace 63
Cimarron Apartments 128
Dove Park 160
Adobe Creek - Borger, TX 30 SOLD (2) times
Austin Town homes 29 SOLD (2) times
Princess I & II 200
Westgate Manor 144
Windtree 267
Amarillo Apartments 30
Sungate 232
Oakwood 85 SOLD (2) times
Northpark - Borger, TX 56
Dumas 34
Courtyard - Pampa, TX 47
Quail Creek 152
SW Oakwood 134
Nantucket 116
601 Nelson 48
Colonial Arms & Jamestown 86
Coachlight 64
Cambridge House 48
Park Lane 48
1410 & 1501 SW 9th 32
Other Noteworthy Transactions
Marsh Ranch, overlooking Palo Duro Canyon- Represented Buyer in purchase of 12,000 acres
Marshall Ranch - Represented Buyer in purchase of 2,000 acres
Hastings Building 2020 S. Georgia. Represented Seller in Sale of Leased Investment.
Wolflin Square Shopping Center Leasing agent for 184,307 rsf
Copper Ridge Retail Center Leasing agent for 20,884 rsf