Ryan is the Chief Executive Officer of NAI Affinity and Affinity Partners, LLC.  NAI Affinity is a Northern Colorado based commercial real estate brokerage that is part of the NAI global network.  Over the course of his 20+ year career, Ryan has brokered many hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of transactions, including but not limited to, master-planned communities, investment sales, apartment, industrial, anchor retail, and medical transactions.  Ryan, Affinity Partners, LLC, and their related companies have also invested in and/or developed hundreds of millions of dollars of real estate, primarily consisting of apartment buildings, shopping centers, and land in the western United States.  Ryan is the immediate past Chair of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Board and a former President of the Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors.  He was the 2018 Colorado State University Everitt Real Estate Center’s Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year and has been named one of BizWest’s Top 50 Most Influential Business Leaders in Northern Colorado.

Outside of the office, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, golfing, skiing, reading, and attending concerts and sporting events.

Education, Recognition, and Affiliations

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (real estate/finance) from Colorado State University (’00)
  • Licensed Employing Broker in Colorado
  • Graduate, 2018 Class of Water Literate Leaders, CSU’s Colorado Water Institute & Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
  • 2023 Top 50 Most Influential Business Leaders in Northern Colorado, BizWest
  • 2018 Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year, Everitt Real Estate Center, Colorado State University
  • 2008 40 Under 40 list, Northern Colorado Business Report
  • Director, The Erie County Investment Company
  • Director and Immediate Past Chair, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors
  • Past Chairman, Larimer Humane Society
  • Past Vice Chair of the Board, McKee Medical Center
  • Past Advisory Board Member, Colorado State University’s Ram Club
  • Past Advisory Board Member, Colorado State University’s Everitt Real Estate Center
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers