CEO / FOUNDER
RYAN is the founder and managing partner of Storebuild LLC. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm and its investments. Prior to Storebuild, Ryan co-founded Vequity Holdings, where he created development process and strategic controls that have become central to the Storebuild growth program. Learning, leading, and operating with many of the world's most prestigious retailers, he and his team have established a creative and proven approach to problem solving and programmatic expansion.
HIS passion for utilizing real estate to help his clients build enterprise value at scale has defined his career and set the guiding principles for Storebuild. Throughout his career, Ryan has acquired and developed more than $500,000,000 in medical and retail real estate for his own account.
Prior to founding Vequity, Ryan was a partner and market leader with SRS Real Estate Partners and was Managing Director and partner with NAI Hiffman. His accolades include Chicago’s “40 Under 40”, Costar Power Broker, and serving as NAI Global Retail Council Chairman. Ryan has a bachelors degree from Michigan State University in Urban Planning and Development.
He is husband to his amazing wife Carey, a father of three, an AAU basketball coach, avid skier, golfer, and elk hunter with a passion for design and urban planning.
OUR SPECIALIZED FOCUS
Consistently delivering outsized results at scale requires an unfair advantage. We created STOREBUILD out of necessity because the technology, strategy, and capital solutions to service our volume clients simply did not exist. Our proprietary approach leverages innovative technology, unmatched capital resources, and deeply established partner networks to deliver repeatable results.
We have built a team that provides you experienced ideas from the first day we meet... until the day we meet all of your objectives ....whether it is one major project or a scalable programmatic solutions for your national portfolio. The STOREBUILD team has developed and leased more than 2 Million sq/ft of retail space, provided over $1Billion in equity capital in value add strategies and provided brokerage and financial solutions to local and national clients.
Our systematic approach leverages our deep national network of real estate professionals, capital resources and innovative technology to TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS.
We are collectors of great people, voracious networkers, and common sense leaders. We have a deep appreciation and sense of gratitude for the talented individuals we have been so fortunate to work with, learn from, and grow with throughout our careers. These trusted business and personal relationships span across multiple industries and competencies and provide our clients an invaluable roster of veteran talent that can be deployed at the right place, at the right time, for maximum impact and profitability.
With over 75 years of combined real estate experience, our team will offer a pragmatic, honest, and actionable approach to solving problems and fostering measurable growth.
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