Coyne Team

Coyne Team

Terry Coyne, SIOR, CCIM

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• Member, Industrial Leadership Council, Newmark
• Member, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
• Leadership Cleveland Class of 2006

• Top Producer, Newmark Cleveland office, 2002 – present
• Top Producing Industrial Broker, Newmark, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2020 and 2021
• Top 20 Broker Nationwide, Newmark, 2014-2020
• Top 50 Broker Nationwide, Newmark, 2013
• Multiple award winner, Broker of the Year, Industrial Transaction of the Year, Investment Broker of the Year, NAIOP

• Board Member, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum
• Board Member, Village Capital Corporation
• Board Member, Innovate Ohio
• Board Member, Flats Forward
• Real Estate Committee, Greater Cleveland Food Bank
• Board Member, Seeds of Literacy
• Past Board Member, Magnificat High School
• Past Board Member, John D. Oil & Gas (JDOG)
• Past Board Member, Energy West (EWST)

Terry Coyne is a Vice Chairman in the Cleveland office of commercial real estate services firm, Newmark. He is an established commercial real estate broker specializing in large, complex, industrial and investment properties in northern Ohio. While he relies on the latest data, trends and forecasts to inform his work, his passion is people. Terry values his strong professional network and serves as a reliable resource to clients and peers.

His commitment to the greater Cleveland area is evidenced in the variety of deals he has completed, as well as his civic engagement. Terry is applying his successful model based on expertise, partnership and persistence to grow into new markets in Columbus, Toledo and Dayton.

In the last 5 years alone, Terry and his team have brokered 250 transactions valued at more than $1.2 billion. Terry is consistently rated one of the top producers for Newmark and has been recognized by industry associations and leaders.

During his 25-plus-year career, Terry has successfully negotiated more than 2,000 transactions totaling over $5 billion in total consideration value.

Terry graduated from the University of Chicago, where he earned a Master’s Degree. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame and has additional credit hours from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University.


Derek Lichtfuss serves as a Director in Newmark’s Columbus, Ohio office, where he has focused primarily on Industrial and Office Sales & Leasing. In his four years at Newmark, Derek has completed over 100 transactions, with total square footage in excess of 2,000,000. Derek has transacted in office and industrial deals ranging from 2,000 to 220,000 SF. Derek has been selected as a ‘Rising Star’ nationally at Newmark in each of the past 3 years and was awarded the Columbus Board of Realtor’s Rookie of the Year in 2017. Additionally, Derek has his Master’s in Real Estate Finance & Development from Georgetown University. Derek is a ULI member and 2019 Chair of the Columbus Board of Realtors Commercial Recognition Committee.

Prior to his career in commercial real estate, Derek worked in various roles across multiple industries including banking, IT services and business intelligence consulting. Positions held include sales, recruitment, project management, and management. His experience across a wide array of business ventures led him to pursuing a career in commercial real estate. Derek enjoys assisting in the critical decision-making that affects the way businesses operate and grow.

Derek relocated to Columbus, OH from Denver, CO in 2015. He is a 2011 graduate of the University of Vermont, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, with minors in both business administration and recreation management. He was a 4-year member of the Varsity Lacrosse team at UVM. In addition to his professional life, Derek serves as the Head Boys Lacrosse Coach for Columbus Academy, in Gahanna, OH. Derek resides in New Albany, OH with his wife and sons.

Claire Coyne is a Director in the Cleveland office of commercial real estate services firm, Newmark. With past experience ranging from IT systems audits for financial services, insurance, manufacturing and health services clients to experience in supply chain operations, she previously worked at Newmark’s Research office as a market research intern.

Prior to joining Newmark full time, Claire served as a technology assurance associate for the Cleveland office of KPMG, a global audit, tax and advisory services firm, as well as a supply chain operations intern for BoxCast, an end-to-end streaming platform provider and technology company.

Claire works on the northern Ohio office and industrial investment and leasing team led by Newmark Vice Chairman Terry Coyne. Her specialties are data analytics, financial services and client engagement. In addition, Claire’s data analysis and client relations skills help provide solid business development expertise to the team.

Claire attended the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Supply Chain Operations and Management and Information Systems and Analytics.

Simon Kroos is an Associate in the Columbus office of commercial real estate services firm, Newmark. A licensed real estate broker in the state of Ohio, Simon works closely with Terry Coyne and Derek Lichtfuss as part of the Coyne/Lichtfuss Team to enhance the team’s ability to provide for its clients in the Central Ohio region. After joining Newmark in the summer of 2021, his specialty is industrial and land properties and the collection of data and analytics to inform the team’s advisory services.

Prior to joining Newmark, Simon served as an OnRamp Program participant for Honda R&D Americas through The Ohio State University Entrepreneurial School. While there, he worked in one of six participating small groups to generate a visionary idea for Honda to implement innovation. This included employing a market research program on digital community outreach for a data-driven pitch for a prototype application focused on improving Honda’s virtual network.

Simon’s entrepreneurial spirit led to his co-founding a Columbus-based fashion company, and his athletic and philanthropic interests converged to foster the growth of the Sherwood Yards Wiffle Ball World Series, where as a co-founder he helped raise $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation over an eight-year period.

Simon attended the University of Dayton and graduated from The Ohio State University, where he earned a degree in Sports Management.

Full Team

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Ann Davis

Director, Client Services

Ann Davis is the Director of Client Services, overseeing marketing, deal transactions, operations, and client engagement. Her experience in client-facing roles as well as marketing, communications, administration, and operations supports the team’s stability and growth. She also manages the operations for Terry Coyne Properties, LLC. Ann has more than 20 years of experience at both non-profit and for-profit organizations in Northeast Ohio. She is a graduate of John Carroll University and licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Ohio. She joined the Coyne Team in 2021.


Coryn Simmons

Marketing Manager

As the Marketing Manager, Coryn Simmons facilitates the marketing function for the Terry Coyne brand as well as the marketing process for each listing from beginning to end. Social media, design, web, advertising, video, and email marketing all contribute to the success of the team’s name recognition and new client growth. Coryn has more than ten years of experience working in marketing in the insurance industry. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton and started her role with the team in 2021.


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Joe Royer

Transaction Services Coordinator

Joe Royer is the team’s Transaction Services Coordinator and Research Analyst. Joe manages the detailed billing process to help clients and co-brokers process their deals quickly and correctly. Attention to detail and his ability to process leases and contracts make Joe the perfect fit for this role. Joe prepares weekly reports that identify prospects for each listing, as well as property and comp research for clients. He is a graduate of Cleveland State University and has been working at Newmark since 2019.


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Lara Reinmann

Administrative Assistant

Lara Reinmann is the team’s Administrative Assistant, responsible for listing documentation, marketing coordination, reporting, and deal support. Her quick learning and willingness to take on new projects make her an integral part of the team. She is a graduate of Kent State University and started her role in 2021.


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Matthew Orgovan

Marketing & Research Manager


Louis Murrell

Senior Graphic Designer