After a career as a collegiate soccer player at Clayton State University, Ryan graduated from Augusta University. He then joined a regional development and brokerage firm, Southeastern Development Associates where he was able to work first hand in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry including site selection, development, leasing, management, and sales.
While at Southeastern, Ryan, along with David Rivers and Steve Collins, was responsible for the development and execution of the Investment Sales platform. While growing the Investment Sales business at Southeastern, Ryan, David, and Steve were responsible for growing the platform from relative obscurity to a multi-million dollar platform.
Over the past 17 years, Ryan has worked on over 7 million square feet of retail, office, multifamily, and hospitality projects while developing a concentrated specialty in the Investment Sales side of the business. Since 2011, Ryan has been a part of over $1 Billion in investment sales transactions. In 2020, Ryan was named to Globe St. Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40.
Ryan is an active member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, he is involved in The International Council of Shopping Centers, a coach at the Augusta Arsenal Soccer Club, a member of Leadership Augusta, and serves on the board for the Augusta Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society where he was the 2015 Man of the Year. As a Partner at Palomar, Ryan is committed to the financial success of his clients and their investments while building relationships based on trust.