Prior to joining Tower Capital, Ryan held a position at a commercial real estate advisory and commercial mortgage banking company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. There, he structured variance types of debt financing including acquisition and refinances, permanent and bridge loans, and construction.
Ryan was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. He attended Brophy College Preparatory then the University of Arizona for undergraduate and graduate school where he received a Masters Degree in Accounting from the Eller College of Management. After graduate school, Ryan worked for Grant Thornton, an international Big 5 accounting firm. At Grant Thornton Ryan worked on the National Tax team where he traveled across the country teaching how to use tax software as well as working on the development of new tax models.
After Grant Thornton, Ryan went the entrepreneurial route where he raised both equity and debt to acquire multifamily and single-family investments. After divesting his interest, Ryan worked in commercial brokerage for Orion Real Estate Investments, a leading full-service brokerage firm active throughout the southwest, before discovering his passion for finance.