Derrick Perkins

Market Executive – Greater Washington, DC | Bank of America

Derrick Perkins is the Market Executive for the Greater Washington DC.  His primary role is to help meet the local market goals of connecting businesses, families, and individuals to the banking and investment teams. He also leads the effort to deploy the bank’s resources in the market to address social and economic concerns and build strong communities. Prior to accepting the role as Market Executive, he was a Senior Relationship Manager with coverage of affordable housing developers based in Suburban MD, Washington, DC and Virginia. His responsibilities also included leading the Bank’s national Charter School construction lending efforts.

Derrick joined NationsBank in 1998 in the Consumer Credit Card division as an account Manager in Norfolk, VA.  In 2000, Derrick accepted a role as a Portfolio Management Associate in the Business Banking division in Richmond, VA.  In 2002, Derrick relocated to Mclean, VA to work in the Middle Market banking group as a credit analyst and eventually an Underwriter.  After four years in the Middle Market banking Derrick accepted a role within Community Development Lending, underwriting affordable housing developers and charter school facilities. Derrick accepted his current role as Market Executive in 2018.

Derrick holds Bachelor’s from Hampton University and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Derrick lives in Upper Marlboro, MD. Derrick is on the Boards of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Volunteers of America National Services and Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers.

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