The Best People for the Job.

Sector Leaders

Marc Gullickson, MHA

President, Health Care

Marc provides leadership and direction to Ryan’s Health Care Sector. With 32 years of health managerial experience, Marc has developed the ability to provide clear and detailed direction to individual projects, as well as overall strategic focus to health care facilities and other development efforts.

P: 319-731-2818 | E: marc.gullickson@ryancompanies.com
Paul Springthorpe

Paul Springthorpe

Vice President, Industrial Sector

As Vice President of Ryan’s Industrial sector, Paul leads a team of specialists dedicated to the planning, design and construction of food and beverage processing and distribution centers. He leads the technical planning, facility, process and material handling systems design, customer relationships, executive-level communications and overall marketing strategies. Paul brings more than 27 years of experience to his role, combined with a strong background in national market sector leadership as well as distribution logistics and operations.

P: 612-492-4237 | E: paul.springthorpe@ryancompanies.com
Mark Schoening

Mark Schoening

Senior Vice President, Retail

Mark brings a wide range of experience to his position as Senior Vice President of Retail. He has a background in sourcing, planning, building, leasing and selling retail and retailed mixed-use projects. This background sharpens his ability to identify and manage the many issues involved in site selection, acquisition, entitlement, design and construction. He understands the store development process from the perspective of owners and tenants as well as developers and builders, and he is fortunate to work with a Ryan team that is expert in developing neighborhood centers as well as mixed-use projects and projects anchored by larger format retailers.

P: 612-492-4442 | E: mark.schoening@ryancompanies.com

Regional Offices

NorthCentral

Collin Barr

Collin Barr

President, NorthCentral Region

Collin provides executive leadership to the NorthCentral Region based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and encompassing the disciplines of development, architecture & engineering, construction and property management. Collin has built a strong reputation for leading teams in the development of successful projects in both suburban and urban areas. He has led his teams in the development of both CBD and suburban office space, numerous hotel projects and a variety of mixed-use developments.

P: 612-492-4207 | E: collin.barr@ryancompanies.com
Bill McHale

Bill McHale

Executive Vice President, Retail Development

Bill has long-standing tenant relationships with many premier national retailers. During the past two and a half decades, he has developed more than 15 million square feet of property valued in excess of $1.2 billion. His experience covers all facets of development including site selection, acquisition, municipal county and state approvals, construction, finance, lease and sale negotiations.

P: 612-492-4333 | E: bill.mchale@ryancompanies.com
Casey Hankinson

Casey Hankinson

Vice President of Development, NorthCentral Region

Casey enjoys taking a development from the ground up and creating an environment where communities, businesses, and individuals can perform productively and proudly. As an expert in office and industrial development, Casey is responsible for site selections, acquisitions, lease or sale negotiations, and municipal coordination.

P: 612-492-4817 | E: casey.hankinson@ryancompanies.com
Tony Barranco

Tony Barranco

Vice President of Development, Office, Mixed-Use, NorthCentral Region

Tony's experience as a retail business owner and developer provides a well-rounded, hands on perspective to the development process. He leads project teams through all aspects of the development process including site selection and acquisition, constraint analysis and due diligence, municipal approvals, design and construction coordination, and lease or sale negotiation.

P: 612-492-4339 | E: tony.barranco@ryancompanies.com

Mike Cairl, LEED® AP

Executive Vice President of Construction, NorthCentral Region

Mike manages Construction Operations for the NorthCentral region and is a major contributor to the office's strategic planning efforts. Mike is regarded as an expert in the design-build delivery field. With over 20 years of experience, he has developed and refined effective design-build processes and methodologies that have helped to make Ryan one of the top design-builders in the nation.

P: 612-492-4228 | E: mike.cairl@ryancompanies.com
Jim Person

Jim Person

Director of Field Operations, NorthCentral Region

Jim ("J.P.") is an expert in construction processes in industrial, office, hospitality, housing, and retail projects. Specifically, he has extensive experience in the construction of post-tension, high-rise residential and office building towers, and in sophisticated mechanical and electrical systems.

P: 612-492-4361 | E: jim.person@ryancompanies.com
Jeff Steinke

Jeff Steinke

Director of Management, NorthCentral Region

With over 20 years of experience, Jeff brings considerable knowledge and expertise to his role. He assists with urban and suburban property management, asset management leasing, and the advancement of company processes.

P: 612-492-4464 | E: jeff.steinke@ryancompanies.com

Eric Anderson

Vice President of Development, Senior Housing

Eric is responsible for identifying and executing both development and construction opportunities for senior housing for the NorthCentral Region. His responsibilities include evaluation of potential joint venture partners; site selection and acquisition; negotiation of governmental incentives and entitlements; design/construction coordination; financial packaging; and sale negotiation.

P: 612-492-4629 | E: eric.anderson@ryancompanies.com

Midwest

Marc Gullickson

Marc Gullickson, MHA

President, Midwest Region

As President of Midwest Region, Marc overall leadership for the Midwest team. This includes the Ryan development, design, construction, and property management divisions. Marc exhibits leadership qualities that are an asset to the entire planning, design, and construction process.

P: 319-731-2818 | E: marc.gullickson@ryancompanies.com
Greg Lundgren

Greg Lundgren

President, Quad Cities

As President of Ryan's Quad Cities office, Greg provides overall leadership and direction for the Ryan development, design, construction and property management divisions. His understanding of the Quad Cities market, his ability to listen, understand and relate to customers and employees fosters an atmosphere that promotes success for both.

P: 563-823-8107 | E: greg.lundgren@ryancompanies.com
Brad Schoenfelder

Brad Schoenfelder

Vice President of Development, Des Moines

As a Vice President of Development for Ryan, Brad is responsible for leading the development process including site selection and acquisitions, municipal use permits and approvals, design and construction coordination, financial packages and lease or sale negotiations. His broad understanding of construction issues, combined with his engineering background, enables Brad to provide innovative problem solving techniques to complex challenges.

P: 515-309-8503 | E: brad.schoenfelder@ryancompanies.com
Craig Thompson

Craig Thompson, P.E., LEED® AP

Division Manager, Des Moines

Craig is the Division Manager for Ryan's Des Moines office, and is responsible for the team of construction professionals who manage all the office's building activities. Craig started his career as a consulting engineer, which helps him to see the big picture of a project. He hones in on activities that will save customers time and money at all stages -- from design through construction.

P: 515-309-8512 | E: craig.thompson@ryancompanies.com
Jim Kiesey

Jim Kiesey

Division Manager, Quad Cities

Jim serves as Division Manager for the Davenport office and is responsible for overseeing the construction team. He enjoys managing communications between the customer and the project team, working to ensure that the project is staying on track and achieving customer objectives.

P: 563-823-8106 | E: jim.kiesey@ryancompanies.com
Geoff Eastburn

Geoff Eastburn

Vice President, Midwest Region

As Vice President of Ryan Midwest, Geoff is responsible for coordinating project assignments, administering planning and design concepts, and managing the construction and administrative activities of both the Cedar Rapids and Des Moines markets. He works with cities for use permits and approvals, teams up with design and construction and assures successful project delivery. Starting as a laborer over 24 years ago, Geoff applies the hands-on knowledge he has gained over the years to provide innovative solutions for his customers.

P: 319-731-2820 | E: geoff.eastburn@ryancompanies.com
Russ Lewton

Russ Lewton

Division Manager, Des Moines

Russ is a Division Manager for Ryan's Des Moines office and focuses on business development and project management. A seasoned leader with more than 25 years commercial construction experience, Russ started his career in 1987 doing everything from project engineering to scheduling to field superintendent work. One of the hallmarks of his success is his ability to ask the right questions, listen carefully and communicate in a way that is clear, concise and ensures everyone is on the same page working as effectively and efficiently as possible.

P: 515-309-8539 | E: russ.lewton@ryancompanies.com
Doug White

Doug White

Field Coordinator, Cedar Rapids

Doug brings over 25 years of hands-on construction experience to Ryan. He oversees all field activities including management of superintendents and their responsibilities for scheduling, monitoring, mobilizing, and managing the field team and directing the construction process.

P: 319-731-2822 | E: doug.white@ryancompanies.com
Mike Vesey

Mike Vesey

Field Coordinator, Des Moines

With over 38 years of construction experience, Mike is proud of the work ethic he brings to his role at Ryan. He oversees field activities including the management of superintendents and their responsibilities for scheduling, monitoring, mobilizing, and managing the field team. He also directs the construction process.

P: 515-309-8514 | E: mike.vesey@ryancompanies.com
Calvin Heiar

Calvin Heiar

Field Coordinator, Quad Cities

Cal has been in the construction industry for over 25 years. He is responsible for scheduling, mobilizing, and managing field activities. Cal also oversees steel erection estimates and coordinates safety procedures.

P: 563-823-8104 | E: calvin.heiar@ryancompanies.com
Connie Chapman

Connie Chapman

Director of Management, Midwest Region

Connie has direct responsibility for the Ryan real estate portfolio in the Midwest Region. She has a diverse background in property management including multi-tenant office buildings, industrial buildings, parking facilities, and residential properties in institutional, public, and corporate environments.

P: 319-731-2802 | E: connie.chapman@ryancompanies.com

Great Lakes

Tim Hennelly

Tim Hennelly

President, Great Lakes Region

As President of Ryan's Great Lakes region, Tim provides overall leadership and direction for the Ryan development, design, construction and property management divisions. With more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, Tim has a well-established track record of performance in site selection, planning and design concepts, financial packaging, managing construction coordination and lease or sale negotiation.

P: 630-328-1103 | E: tim.hennelly@ryancompanies.com
Bob Goodpaster

Bob Goodpaster, LEED® AP

Chief Operations Officer, Great Lakes Region

Bob has more than 30 years of design-build experience, 26 of which have been with Ryan. He has been instrumental in Ryan’s growth during his tenure, progressing from Project Manager to Chief Operations Officer. He is responsible for project management, field supervision and the overall coordination of all construction activities for the Great Lakes office.

P: 630-328-1130 | E: bob.goodpaster@ryancompanies.com
JIm McDonald

Jim McDonald

Vice President of Development, Great Lakes Region

With experience as a construction Project Manager, Jim brings a deep knowledge base to his role as Director of Development. His development responsibilities include site selection and acquisition, municipal use permits and approvals, design and construction coordination, financial packaging, and lease or sale negotiation.

P: 630-328-1109 | E: jim.mcdonald@ryancompanies.com
Dan Walsh

Dan Walsh

Vice President of Development, Great Lakes Region

Dan is responsible for identifying senior living and multi-family residential, mixed-use, commercial, and land development in the Great Lakes Region. He participates in site selection strategy, site acquisition, tax credit financing, incentive negotiations, design, and zoning.

P: 630-328-1160 | E: dan.walsh@ryancompanies.com
Ryan Marks

Ryan Marks

Managing Director, Milwaukee

Ryan has more than 10 years of diverse commercial real estate experience, primarily in the areas of finance and acquisition. He draws upon his extensive finance background to collaborate with the business community -- attorneys, accountants, commercial real estate brokers, and financing sources -- to best structure real estate projects that are successful for all parties.

P: 414-918-6508 | E: ryan.marks@ryancompanies.com
Lynn Treat

Lynn Treat

Director of Field Operations, Great Lakes Region

Lynn has over 38 years of hands-on experience in the construction industry. He oversees cost estimating, technical design and development, construction activities, and subcontractor negotiations for the Great Lakes Region.

P: 630-328-1100 | E: lynn.treat@ryancompanies.com

SouthWest

Rick Collins

President, SouthWest Region

Rick has spent more than 26 years in real estate focused on the development, leasing, and management of office properties. Over the past 12 years, Rick has also developed a strong track record of success in mixed-use development and redevelopment, as well as award-winning historic preservation and adaptive re-use. As President of Ryan’s SouthWest Region, Rick has direct responsibility for the overall leadership and direction of all Ryan activities consistent with Ryan’s objective of building lasting relationships by providing industry-leading quality, integrity and professionalism.

P: 602-332-6142 | E: rick.collins@ryancompanies.com
John Strittmatter

John Strittmatter

Chairman, SouthWest Region

John has been around the construction industry his entire life and has a broad understanding of the numerous facets involved in the development, financing and construction process. John now focuses on business development instead of managing day-to-day operations, and will continue overseeing the construction of the Marina Heights project.

P: 602-322-6141 | E: john.strittmatter@ryancompanies.com
Molly Carson

Molly Carson, LEED® AP

Vice President of Development, SouthWest Region

With nearly a decade of experience at Ryan as a developer and property manager, Molly offers unique insight into the varied aspects of real estate development. As Vice President of Development, Molly is responsible for site selection and acquisition, municipal use permits and approvals, design and construction coordination, financial packaging and lease or sale negotiation.

P: 602-322-6140 | E: molly.carson@ryancompanies.com
Chuck Carefoot

Chuck Carefoot, LEED® AP

Vice President of Construction, SouthWest Region

As Vice President of Construction for Ryan, Chuck oversees all construction activities including the scheduling, monitoring and mobilizing of the project construction team. He also offers specific expertise in the areas of construction techniques, project coordination, design management, budgeting, quality control, cost effectiveness and safety, which he utilizes daily in managing and training his team of project managers and superintendents.

P: 602-322-6107 | E: chuck.carefoot@ryancompanies.com
Steve Jordan

Steve Jordan, LEED® AP

Director of Construction Services, SouthWest Region

As Director of Construction Services for Ryan, Steve is responsible for managing customer relationships and ensuring the highest quality of service. He also helps customers navigate the development process, including city approvals, financing and site selection and acquisition. Steve honed his teamwork and leadership skills while being a Pro Bowl tight-end and team captain for the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team.

P: 602-322-6123 | E: steve.jordan@ryancompanies.com
Brad Bayer

Brad Bayer

Field Coordinator, SouthWest Region

Brad assists in the value engineering, constructability, and scheduling aspects for all Ryan projects. During construction, he assists the field team with on-site operations to ensure customer's project goals are met with respect to safely, schedule, quality, and budget.

P: 620-322-6149 | E: brad.bayer@ryancompanies.com
Anna Riley

Anna Riley

Director of Management, SouthWest Region

Anna brings more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience to her position at Ryan. In her oversight of the SouthWest region's portfolio of office, medical, retail, and industrial properties, Anna is responsible for mentoring, training, and supervising the team's management and engineering professionals.

P: 602-322-6401 | E: anna.riley@ryancompanies.com

SouthCentral

Hunter Barrier

Hunter Barrier

President, SouthCentral Region

Hunter has 25 years of experience, primarily in the development and construction of institutional-grade commercial, mixed-use, and multi-family properties. He is responsible for expanding development and design-build activities in Texas and the surrounding markets. Hunter has been responsible for the development of numerous corporate headquarters, large-scale distribution facilities, major office parks, government facilities, and a variety of multi-family and mixed-use projects.

P: 512-493-5901 | E: hunter.barrier@ryancompanies.com
Rich Leisy

Rich Leisy

Division Manager, SouthCentral Region

Rich has considerable experience leading integrated project teams to provide the best value for his customers. As Division Manager, Rich is responsible for constructibility reviews, estimating from conceptual design through construction documents, scheduling, managing subcontractors, and overseeing cost control.

P: 512-493-5902 | E: rich.leisy@ryancompanies.com

SouthEast

Doug Dieck

Doug Dieck, LEED® AP

President, SouthEast Region

With more than 22 years of real estate and construction experience, including more than 17 years with Ryan, Doug is an industry veteran. His experience includes managing complicated construction projects and developing office, industrial, retail, multi-family and health care projects in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Chicago, Des Moines and the Tampa Bay area. As President of Ryan’s SouthEast Region, Doug is responsible for the overall performance of the Tampa team.

P: 813-204-5017 | E: doug.dieck@ryancompanies.com
Mike Harryman

Mike Harryman

Division Manager

Mike is Director of Construction Operations for the SouthEast region. In his role he ensures use of Ryan best practices, creating an environment of learning and growth within the operations team and allocating appropriate staff to workload requirements. Mike serves as a leader within the external construction industry through active involvement in trade organizations and the community, promoting Ryan throughout the SouthEast market.

P: 515-309-8527 | E: mike.harryman@ryancompanies.com

Executives

Pat Ryan

Pat Ryan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Ryan is President and Chief Executive Officer of Ryan Companies US, Inc. Pat oversees strategic operations for the company and all its components. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, a member and past director of NAIOP, board chair of the University of St. Thomas School of Law Board of Governors, past president of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and a current member of the World President’s Organization (WPO). His community work includes serving as a board member of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, trustee and past president of Children’s Cancer Research Fund, past president of Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School, and past board member of Catholic Charities. Pat is a founder of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, which is an inner-city college preparatory school for under-resourced children. He is co-chair of the Spring Point Project, which is focused on finding a cure for diabetes.

P: 612-492-4376 | E: pat.ryan@ryancompanies.com
Tim Gray

Tim Gray

Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer

Tim is Chairman of the Ryan Companies US, Inc. Board of Directors and the Secretary and Treasurer of Ryan Companies US, Inc. Tim is critical in setting the company's strategic direction as well as maintaining banking relationships across the nation. Tim serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business. He is a former member of Camp Confidence Foundation and former director of the United Fund and First Ban, both in Hibbing, Minnesota.

P: 612-492-4266 | E: tim.gray@ryancompanies.com
Brian Murray

Brian Murray

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Brian is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Ryan. He oversees all financial, accounting and administrative activities. Prior to joining Ryan, Brian was a divisional chief financial officer at UnitedHealth Group and an audit manager with Arthur Andersen LLP. His community involvement includes serving as the board chair and finance committee chair for Twin Cities Cristo Rey Jesuit High School (an inner-city college preparatory for under-resourced youth) in Minneapolis, board member and finance committee chair for The Saint Paul Seminary and a board member of the Catholic Community Foundation, both in St. Paul, Minnesota.

P: 612-492-4750 | E: brian.murray@ryancompanies.com
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

National President

Jeff started with Ryan in 1986 and has estimated and managed construction projects, sold and developed real estate, managed Ryan's interior construction group, and opened and managed Ryan's Midwest and Great Lakes Regions. In his current role, he oversees Ryan's 10 regional Hubs, as well as the A+E and Marketing departments. Jeff has managed many of Ryan's most complicated private/public partnerships.

P: 612-492-4848 | E: jeff.smith@ryancompanies.com
Mike McElroy

Mike McElroy

President of Real Estate Investments

With more than 25 years in commercial real estate, Mike can draw upon his experience in brokerage, finance, investment, strategic planning, business development, recruitment, and business operations. As President of Real Estate Investments, Mike is responsible for real estate investments, joint ventures, management and capital relationships. He leads the team that provides capital, asset, property and facility management solutions to entrepreneurial, institutional and corporate owners of commercial and investment real estate as well ascertains and develops new real estate investment opportunities. He also sits on the Ryan executive management committee and is responsible for deal approval and strategic planning.

P: 612-492-4332 | E: mike.mcelroy@ryancompanies.com

Solutions

Bob Goodpaster

Chief Operations Officer

In addition to his position as Chief Operations Officer in our Great Lakes Region, Bob serves as the national liaison for Ryan's Construction Solutions. In this role, Bob represents the construction leaders from all of the Ryan offices and serves as a liaison with the executive team for strategic planning and overall management purposes.

P: 630-328-1130 | E: bob.goodpaster@ryancompanies.com
Mike Ryan

Mike Ryan, AIA, LEED® AP

Director of Architecture and Engineering

As Director of Architecture and Engineering, Mike is responsible for seeing the customer’s vision become a reality. He works up front to clarify the project scope, manage the design process and coordinate with the construction team. His strength lies in his breadth of experience in design, development, project management, and direct field work, as well as in his specific expertise in higher education, campus master planning and urban design. As a member of the fourth generation of Ryans to join the company, Mike embodies our mission of building lasting relationships.

P: 612-492-4399 | E: mike.ryan@ryancompanies.com
Dan Levitt

Dan Levitt

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Dan brings more than 25 years of real estate experience and capital investment expertise to his role as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets. His work includes the analysis, origination and structuring of debt, equity and joint ventures as well as directing the funding process from inception to closing. He oversees capital transactions in all of Ryan’s geographic markets, focusing on Ryan's many property types and has been the point man on Ryan's value add acquisition initiative.

P: 612-492-4319 | E: dan.levitt@ryancompanies.com
Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst, LEED® AP

Director of Construction Operations

As Director of Construction Operations, Mike works to ensure consistency and effectiveness of operations across all of Ryan’s regional offices. This involves both optimizing systems and processes, implementing initiatives, and utilizing the talents of Ryan’s people effectively.

P: 612-492-4256 | E: mike.ernst@ryancompanies.com
Frank Prebeck

Frank Prebeck

Vice President of Safety and Field Operations

With more than 40 years of construction experience, Frank has an extensive background in field operations and the safe and efficient delivery of successful projects. As Vice President of Safety and Field Operations, Frank provides leadership to all Ryan offices for the efficient management of field personnel. He is also responsible for the implementation, monitoring and training necessary to support Ryan’s Safety Program that is recognized as a model program in the industry.

P: 612-492-4364 | E: frank.prebeck@ryancompanies.com

Corporate Personnel

Colleen Dockendorf

Colleen Dockendorf

Vice President, Human Resources

Colleen brings more than 20 years of experience to her role as Vice President of Human Resources. She is responsible for developing, articulating and implementing Ryan’s human capital vision in alignment with Ryan’s long-term business goals. To achieve this, Colleen’s team focuses on creating strategies, tools and processes to effectively plan and execute talent recruitment, employee learning and development, performance management and succession planning.

P: 612-492-4346 | E: colleen.dockendorf@ryancompanies.com
Mary Wawro

Mary Wawro

Vice President/General Counsel

Mary Wawro has more than 20 years of legal experience in the commercial real estate industry. As Vice President/General Counsel for Ryan, Mary is involved in the legal aspects of Ryan’s development, construction, financing, management and sales of projects.

P: 612-492-4443 | E: mary.wawro@ryancompanies.com
Clare Scott

Clare Scott

Director of Corporate Marketing

Clare has more than 25 years of experience marketing high end services. She develops and implements Ryan's marketing strategy, working closely with business and regional leaders on strategy coordination and execution. Clare is passionate about telling the Ryan story in a way that inspires and differentiates.

P: 612-492-4446 | E: marketing@ryancompanies.com
Elizabeth Campbell

Elizabeth Campbell

Emerging Business Inclusion Coordinator

Elizabeth has proven extremely effective in her role to build and grow relationships with Minority and Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) subcontractors and suppliers. She has 25 years of experience in program management and vendor outreach and was named Advocate of the Year by the National Association of Minority Contractors for two consecutive years. She was recently recognized by the Saint Paul Foundation with a "Facing Race Award," for her life-long commitment to reducing racial disparities.

P: 612-492-4235 | E: elizabeth.campbell@ryancompanies.com