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Gary Petsche

Senior Real Estate Manager

Gary Petsche Senior Real Estate Manager
Columbus 200 Civic Center Drive
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Professional Experience

Mr. Petsche began his career at CBRE in 1986. He is a senior real estate manager with 30 years experience in property management. He specializes in Class A office and data center facilities, but has managed all types of commercial properties. His portfolio includes over 4 million square feet of office, 1.5 million square feet of retail and 5 million square feet of industrial space. Gary currently manages a 370,000 square foot Tier II data center. He excels in all aspects of property management with special expertise in data center and facility management client relations.

His data center experience includes:

        • Successfully managed SOCC since 2000 with uptime availability of 99.999%.
        • Oversaw development of $25 million redesign of SOCC to meet future demand.
        • Oversaw $20 million of mission critical design and construction at SOCC, which included: 4.8 megawatt Dual Bus UPS systems and 70 CRAC units replacement without data center downtime.
        • CBRE Team Leader of the Year, 2007

Prior to joining CBRE, Gary worked for a regional developer managing a portfolio of over 700,000 square feet.​​

Professional Affililations And Accreditations

  • Columbus Board of Realtors
  • Ohio Board of Realtors
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM® )


  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Toledo

List Of Major Clients

  • Cornerstone
  • Mellon Realty Advisors
  • Ohio PERS
  • State of Ohio 
  • STRS
  • Sun Life
  • Travelers

List Of Major Transactions

  • Metro Center I, II, IV and V - 430,000 SF
  • State of Ohio Computer Center - 370,000 SF
  • National City Plaza - 360,000 SF
  • Corporate Hill I and II - 210,000 SF
Gary Petsche Senior Real Estate Manager
Columbus 200 Civic Center Drive
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215