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Lester Derrick - Founder of Derrick's Roofing in Santa Barbara

Lester Derrick – Founder of Derrick’s Roofing in Santa Barbara

Providing quality products and services has been the guiding vision of Derrick’s Roofing. Working long hours alone, the business has been built one shingle and one satisfied customer at a time.

From humble beginnings, the company’s reputation for excellence has driven its growth through the tri-county area. Son Frank joined his father in 1969, Lester retired in 1978. Frank’s son Mark joined his father in 1995, Frank retired in 2014.

Derrick’s Roofing now employs approximately 15-20 people. We continue to serve homeowners and businesses as well as city, state, and federal agencies.


With over sixty years of experience spanning three generations, our family of experts can build any type of roof on any type of building, to the highest professional standards.

Mark Derrick, CEO of Derrick's Roofing in Santa BarbaraWe have a long history of quality service on the Central Coast. We’re proud to service business and residential customers from Santa Maria to Los Angeles.

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Our Guarantee

Derrick’s Roofing is a quality-driven roofing company.  We stand behind our work.

  • Every project carries the Derrick’s roofing guarantee for system satisfaction.
  • Every product is backed by one or more manufacturer’s guarantees, and with over sixty years in the roofing industry, your guarantee from Derrick’s Roofing is secure.
  • Every roofing crew is led by a skilled, experienced english speaking foreman with years of experience and proven leadership skills.
  • Every crew is equipped with modern, well-maintained tools and equipment to insure a top quality installation.
  • We carry workers compensation on our employees and liability insurance to protect our customers.
  • We can provide bonding for jobs upon request.



We’re proud to be a member of the following organizations:

  • National Roofing Contractors Association
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Santa Barbara County Contractors Association
  • Ventura County Contractors Association
  • Santa Maria Valley Contractors Association
  • Tri-County Roofing Association


Affiliations - Derricks Roofing, Santa Barbara Roofers

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