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Derek Zerfass | Colliers | Allentown

Derek Zerfass

Senior Vice President | Allentown

License # RS300857

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Professional Summary

Derek joined Colliers in 2006. He specializes in retail tenant, landlord, developer and investor representation and has 15 years years’ experience in the retail sector in the Lehigh Valley.  Derek has an in depth understanding and knowledge of the land development process and has completed in upwards of over 30 pad site deals in the last few years alone.  As a native of the area, he is an expert in local market conditions and recent transactions. This, combined with his entrepreneurial spirit and strategic negotiation skills, have made him a valued asset to his strong client base and a top producer.


Derek is a trusted advocate for the landlords, tenants and investors he represents. His focus is on the real estate outcome that best supports their business objectives and he possesses the expertise and commitment to deliver results.


Prior to joining Colliers, Derek was with the Markward Group, where he was a retail associate. Before working in commercial real estate, Derek owned and operated a successful business for eight years and was an integral part in the launch of a second business in 2005.

Memberships & Involvements

ICSC, NAR, Pennsylvania Licensure for Real Estate Practices, TriState Realtors Commercial Alliance


CVS, Sheetz, McDonald's, First Industrial Realty Trust, Hand & Stone Massage Spa, First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Jaindl, Hardwick Properties, Ideal Image, Kings Development, Larken Associates, Anytime Fitness, Meineke, O.R.E. Rentals, Patient First, PNC Bank, Popeyes, Posh Properties, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Providence Properties, Spark Orthodontics, Strausser Enterprises, Summit Realty Advisors, Supercuts, UPS, Wingstop, The Wright Group, Zoup, etc.



Development Consulting

Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation, Capital Markets

Property Type

Land, Retail

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