Derrick Kent

Derrick Kent

Cost Management Manager

“With every project I take on, my goal is to provide maximum value for clients.”


Derrick is MG2’s in-house cost management leader. His team offers unique solutions for clients looking to maximize their profits by effectively controlling construction costs. He oversees and reviews more than 500 estimates a year, proactively evaluating how every factor of a project will impact cost, schedules and logistics. With more than 25 years of cost estimating and project management experience, Derrick has a high aptitude for creative problem solving.

He works with architects and clients throughout the construction process, devising solutions that preserve the quality and aesthetic of a building’s design without jeopardizing the project’s timeline or budget. Last year alone, his team generated nearly $12 million in savings for clients, primarily through bid negotiations and change order reviews.

Whether determining the most efficient construction schedule, the right material specifications or developing the most accurate life cycle cost analysis, Derrick’s in-depth industry knowledge and strong communication skills lead to the best possible outcomes for MG2’s clients.

Derrick in three words:  Committed. Reliable. Sincere.