Derek Dougherty
Forest management plans, real estate brokerage (GA, SC, NC), forest products marketing, cruising, prescribed burning, chemical control, etc. Registered forester.

As CEO, Derek is responsible for company management and direction. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia in 1993, Derek worked as District Manager for James M. Vardaman & Co., Inc. in Lumberton, North Carolina until starting Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. in September 1995.

Derek is a registered forester in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi and Real Estate broker in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Derek also serves as manager of Progressive Realty Services, LLC, specializing in the sale of rural land, and co-manager of Progressive Forest Properties Group, LLC, managing pooled monies invested in timberland properties. Derek is a member of Society of American Foresters and the Forest Landowners Association. Derek is Past-President of the Forest Landowners Association. Derek is an accomplished writer and speaker on forest management in the southeastern United States.

Contact Derek Dougherty

Contact Derek Dougherty

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc.
153 Gholston Street
Comer, Georgia  30629
Phone: (706)783-3333
Cell Phone: (910) 827-4290
Toll Free: (888) 285-0947
Fax: (706) 783-3334


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina