Director of Development Services
Derek Ruterman serves as Director of Development Services at BH DevCo. He is responsible for overseeing project execution throughout the development lifecycle: from due diligence to design, permitting, construction, start-up and move-in. He works closely alongside BH DevCo clients and coordinates and manages vendor relationships.
A Phoenix native with more than two decades of commercial construction and real estate experience, Derek started his career as a project engineer, quickly becoming a project manager, and successfully guiding a long list of signature projects to completion primarily in the Phoenix market. Over the course of his career, Derek has worked with iconic global e-commerce brands and national office clients and has delivered on a range of different project types across various industry sectors.
Prior to joining BH DevCo, Derek was Vice President of Project & Development Services with Chicago-based JLL, where he served in project and construction management roles overseeing a diverse array of Class A office space, industrial tenant improvements, and build-to-suit developments.
Derek graduated from Arizona State University’s College of Engineering with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and a master’s degree in Business Administration. He is still involved with ASU’s Construction Management program, where he volunteers as an industry mentor.