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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Managing Director/CIO

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Salary: $350K - $600K

With more than 80 years in business and 16 offices (and growing!), Ryan offers comprehensive commercial real estate solutions to customers across the US. We bring a collaborative, relationship-driven approach to delivering spaces where people thrive and businesses succeed. Join a company with an outstanding culture and competitive benefits. At Ryan, we don’t just build buildings – we build stories.

Job Description

Ryan has a career opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the executive team as the Chief Investment Officer! This individual is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the company as it relates to real estate development, capital markets, and portfolio/asset management.

Some things you can expect to do:

  • Form and execute the company’s capital strategy with a focus on overseeing and expanding sources of debt and equity capital while building relationships with joint venture partners, investors, family offices, direct institutional and sovereign wealth funds, and financial institutions
  • Determine appropriate development and capital strategies for each sector and region while considering risk tolerance, market trends, long-term growth objectives, and capital constraints
  • Identify, evaluate, and negotiate real estate investment opportunities, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and development projects
  • Manage debt portfolio to understand risk, minimize costs and recourse, adhere to covenants, and manage high net worth funds.
  • Ensure assets are performing in accordance with established targets and returns are optimized for Ryan and its partners
  • Identify emerging trends, potential risks, and opportunities for investment diversification and expansion into new markets
  • Implement risk management strategies to safeguard the company’s investments and assets against market fluctuations
  • Oversee the preparation and presentation of investment performance reports, forecasts, and presentations
  • Promote a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement

To be successful in this role, a bachelor’s degree in finance, real estate, economics, business, or related field is required. You must have at least 15 years of progressive experience in real estate investment management, including a proven track record of leading successful investment strategies for a multibillion-dollar real estate portfolio.

You will really stand out if you have:

  • Advanced degree (i.e., MBA or MSF)
  • In-depth knowledge of national real estate markets including industrial, multifamily, senior living, healthcare, office, retail, net leased, and mixed-use properties


Positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Certain positions and locations require Covid-19 vaccination, subject to reasonable accommodations for valid medical or sincerely held religious reasons.


Competitive Salary

Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

Retirement and Savings Benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts

Life Insurance

Educational Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Parenting Benefits

Long-term Disability

Ryan Foundation – charitable matching funds

Paid Time for Volunteer Events

EEO Policy and Reasonable Accomodation Notice

Ryan Companies US, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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If we can help accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please email Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Please note: Our accommodation specialist is unable to provide application status updates.

Ryan does not accept recruiting agency solicitations.