Derek Shaughnessy has 5 years of experience in the construction/plumbing industry which gave him the opportunity to work in many different types and styles of homes. As he loved working on these homes and truly enjoys helping people, he is so excited to be working in the real estate field! Often described as a hard-working, caring, and outgoing person, Derek is excited to work with his clients to help them reach all of their real estate goals, whether they are looking for their first home, downsizing, purchasing a second home, or anything in between, he is excited to make the process as smooth as possible and take as much off of his client’s plates as he can!
Born and raised in Watertown where he still resides today, Derek graduated from Minuteman Regional high school in 2016. He went to college for two years, one year at Middlesex and one year at Bridgewater State studying Business Management.
What made you want to join Lamacchia Realty?
“The business and work ethic of Anthony and everyone else from this company is unmatched, along with everyone being so warm and welcoming and doing their best to make everyone else around them succeed!”
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
“I like to wake up early and go to the gym before work, I love learning and trying new things, traveling with family and friends, any outdoor activity available, and absolutely love sports!”
What is your favorite thing about your job?
“My favorite part of my job is the process of helping someone with their most important transaction throughout their lives. Getting to know people on a personal level and doing my best to help them.”
Do you have any pets?
“I have two dogs, one named Lucy who is eleven years old, turning twelve next June, and one named stitch who is coming up on a year in January.”
Do you have a favorite charity?
My favorite charity is Coats for Kids and Families. I’m also involved in some charity work myself like the Healthy Waltham food drive.”
What are your favorite sports, and sports teams?
“I used to play basketball, football, baseball, and lacrosse in high school. And played rugby in college. My favorite sport to play is rugby or football and to watch is either football or hockey. I am an ultimate New England/Boston Sports team enthusiast.”