Derek K. Hunter, Jr. (Deke) is the President of Hunter Properties, Inc. and Managing Member of Hunter/Storm, LLC. Hunter Properties is a 50-year old development and management company currently with 17 different assets, totaling 2,100,000 square feet. The family-oriented company developed well in excess of 4,500,000 square feet during its history. Mr. Hunter is involved with all new project developments, property management, leasing, and Bay Area Self Storage oversight.

Mr. Hunter is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, Self Storage Association and the Policy Advisory Committee for Fisher Center of Real Estate & Urban Economics. Mr. Hunter is a member of the Northern California Chapter of the National Resource Defense Council. The Hunter Family is an active supporter of Summer Search, Santa Clara and the Boys and Girls Club in Menlo Park.

Mr. Hunter resides in Portola Valley with his wife and three children. Mr. Hunter is active in community affairs, such as the Portola Valley School Foundation and Town Center Library redevelopment. Mr. Hunter is a seasoned tri-athlete and has coached both National Junior Basketball and baseball. He is a graduate of the University of the Pacific with a degree in Business and Public Administration, concentrating in real estate finance.