Columbus and Central Ohio Industrial and Commercial Real Estate

Why Derek & Terry?

The partnership of Terry Coyne, one of Ohio’s most successful brokerage leaders, and Derek Lichtfuss, a rising star in the Columbus, Ohio commercial real estate market, promises to bring a dynamic combination of expertise and hustle to advocate for clients statewide.

Terry is a Vice Chairman based in the Cleveland office of commercial real estate services firm Newmark and Derek serves as a Director in Newmark's Columbus, Ohio office.

Over the course of their 30-plus-year combined careers, Terry and Derek have sold or leased more than 2 billion dollars’ worth of real estate in Ohio, while earning numerous industry awards, as well as high accolades from top-tier owners, developers and tenants.

Backed by Newmark's strong international platform, Terry and Derek maximize customer satisfaction in Central Ohio by providing clients with the highest quality professional services, including seller representation, buyer representation, owner representation, investment sales and tenant representation. The Coyne/Lichtfuss Team’s commercial real estate property expertise includes industrial warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing spaces, in addition to land and investment opportunities. 

For further information about leasing, selling or buying commercial properties in the Columbus/Central Ohio real estate market, please contact Terry and Derek directly.

Featured Case Study

Ricart Automotive, Buyer Representation

2018 · 150,000 sq. ft.

Fleet commercial truck repair facility expansion in Central Ohio.


“Over the last few years, Derek has become my first contact for all of my commercial real estate needs. Since I began working with him, he has proven to always be very accessible and helpful. Whether we have been working to negotiate a lease or explore new real estate options for my growing business, Derek has always worked hard to meet my needs and has proven himself to be a well-connected and very knowledgeable agent. I will continue to work with Derek for my real estate needs and highly recommend him.”

- Jordan Helman, President & Co-Founder, High Bank Distillery & Zest Juice Co.

“We hired Derek as our commercial real estate broker to help us expand our business operations.  Derek was able to uncover several off-market opportunities in our target market areas, saving us time and millions of dollars in the process.  He is persistent, diligent, and extremely knowledgeable about Central Ohio commercial real estate.  Through his prospecting efforts, Derek also uncovered several business acquisition opportunities.  We will continue to lean on Derek as our go-to real estate expert as our business needs grow.”

- Rhett Ricart, CEO, Ricart Automotive Group

“When Everstream made the decision to move into the Columbus market, I called Terry to assist.  Terry introduced me to his partner Derek in Columbus who acted quickly with laser focus to get us up and running.  He found us great space that fit every one of our needs.  Terry and Derek are a dynamic duo who clearly serve their clients with passion and excellence throughout the state of Ohio."

- Brett Lindsey, President & CEO, Everstream & Snip Internet