Sullivan, Barry

Barry Sullivan

Vice President of Construction

A highly respected executive with a reputation for leading teams to smart, creative solutions, Barry brings wide-ranging experience to the position of Vice President of Construction for our Great Lakes Region. He has led projects of every description, developing particularly deep expertise in the senior living industry, as well as retail, industrial and design-build. Barry oversees the business development, preconstruction, construction and closeout phases of projects, and he is known for his dedication to growing quality talent within our company and his tireless mentorship of up-and-coming project managers. Team members rely on Barry’s skillful ability to communicate with owners, and they take inspiration from his absolute dedication to working through complex challenges posed by limited budgets, tight schedules—even natural disasters. In all circumstances, his goal is to create a positive work environment, strengthen relationships with customers, and make sure our teams provide the best finished products possible.

Affiliations & Memberships

LEED Accredited Professional
Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA)
Builders Association of Greater Chicago (BAGC)
American Institute of Constructors (AIC)

We don't just build buildings, we build stories.

At Ryan Companies, we have the privilege of creating the spaces where people live their lives. Whether it's their residence, their place of work, or the space where they come to play, these are places where people thrive. And as experts in construction and commercial real estate, our creativity is fueled by your story. Together, we build value, build communities and build the backdrops for life.

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