Laura Derrick Named South Carolina REALTOR® of the Year

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 01 October 2019 06:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 1, 2019)Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Laura Derrick has been named REALTOR of the Year by South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR). Derrick, who is an SCR member and their past president, is affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Midtown office in Columbia.

“I am proud to congratulate Laura for her recognition by SCR as REALTOR® of the Year. Laura is a true professional, whose knowledge and negotiating power are highly valued by clients and respected by colleagues,” and said Laura Rittenberg, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Carolinas.

In addition to REALTOR® of the Year, Laura Derrick has won numerous awards, including Coldwell Banker’s International President’s Circle Award, Top Producer, Top Sales and Top Listing Agent awards.

With more than 30 years of experience, Derrick successfully meets the needs of homebuyers and sellers in Columbia and the surrounding areas. She has multiple designations including Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and is a Graduate, Realtors® Institute (GRI). Derrick is a former teacher and graduate of Clemson University, and throughout her real estate career has held many state and local REALTOR® association leadership roles.

She is a past volunteer and member of the March of Dimes board of directors and was named their Volunteer of the Year in 2006, She is also a volunteer for Palmetto Richland Children’s Hospital and was active in raising more than one million dollars for the hospital. She is currently serving as a deacon at St. Andrews Baptist Church.

About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is a leading residential real estate brokerage company with 18 offices and approximately 1,250 affiliated agents serving the communities of North and South Carolina. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company in sales volume. For more information, visit

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