Our Team

David B. Quinn, SIOR

President, Sponsoring Broker, Principal, Max J. Derbes, Inc.

As President and Managing Broker of Max J. Derbes, Inc., David has over 30 years experience in the New Orleans commercial real estate market and is consistently among the top producing brokers in the metro area. Since graduation from Tulane … Continue reading ...


Gerard E. Henry, SIOR

Vice President, Principal

Gerard began his real estate career in 1990 shortly after graduating from Louisiana State University with a degree in Economics. Since that time, he has transacted over 1,000 sales and leases in the office and industrial market valued in excess … Continue reading ...


Debbie Vastola, ACoM

Property Manager

Debbie joined the Max J. Derbes, Inc. property management department in 1985. She has successfully managed corporate portfolios for Prudential Insurance Company and Equitable Insurance Company as well as property holdings for a diverse group of private ownership entities.   … Continue reading ...


Keith G. Henry, SIOR

A native New Orleanian, Keith received a bachelor degree from Louisiana State University after pursing studies in business administration at the Baton Rouge campus. While attending college, he worked summers for an established industrial developer located in Elmwood Industrial Park. That … Continue reading ...


Bert Duvic, CCIM, SIOR

Bert is a native Louisianan, who after graduating from St. Paul School in Covington, Louisiana, went on to graduate from The University of Mississippi with a major in business and a minor in real estate. Bert has been involved with leasing … Continue reading ...


Joseph G. Gorman, III, CCIM

Since joining Max J. Derbes, Inc. in 2003, Joe has focused on expanding the Commercial Leasing and Sales Division for the firm and has been involved in numerous office and industrial transactions in the Greater New Orleans Area. His experience has been … Continue reading ...


A. Benjamin (Ben) Derbes, CCIM

Benjamin Derbes “Ben” has been associated with Max J. Derbes, Inc. since June of 2000 specializing in the Brokerage of Industrial and Office properties in the New Orleans Metro area. Ben is a fourth generation Real Estate professional that has found … Continue reading ...


James (Jimmy) K. M. Newton, IV, CCIM

Jimmy began his expansion of our office sales and leasing division in 2007. Specializing in the office market, he provides innovative solutions for tenants to position them for success in their changing marketplace. Jimmy offers corporate services to both national … Continue reading ...


Jack T. Quinn

Jack joined Max J. Derbes, Inc. in June of 2014 as an associate specializing in office and industrial properties.  Jack is a second generation Real Estate professional and a New Orleans native. Upon graduation from Jesuit High School, Jack attended the … Continue reading ...


Bryce French

Bryce practices as an associate focusing in office, industrial, and marine properties.  Bryce began in Commercial Real Estate by obtaining a 2004 Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate as a  graduate of The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration.  … Continue reading ...



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Licensed by the Mississippi Real Estate Commission

Contact Info

Address5440 Mounes Street, Suite 100
New Orleans, LA 70123

Main Phone504.733.4555