Ryan joined Mortenson in 2017, as Vice President of Mortenson Properties, Inc. In this capacity Ryan oversees the investment activities of the firm including investment strategy, acquisitions & development pursuits, joint ventures and is a member of the Mortenson Properties Investment Committee. Ryan has 20 years of real estate investing experience across the United States and has been involved in over $3.0BB of real estate investment and financing.
Prior to joining Mortenson, Ryan served as Vice President of Zeller and was a member of the Acquisitions and Capital Markets Group. Under the direction of the Chief Investment Officer, Ryan led acquisitions efforts in the western United States (Minneapolis, Denver, Portland, Seattle and San Francisco). Prior to Zeller, Ryan was an Investment Manager for a Forbes 400 Family Office real estate portfolio.
Ryan is a graduate of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 2013, he earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is an active member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Minnesota and ULI. Ryan and his wife have three daughters and two sons. In his free time, Ryan enjoys time with his family, most outdoor activities and reading.