Dan Walsh

Dan Walsh

Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development

Dan brings over 30 years of commercial real estate expertise to his role at Ryan Companies. As Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, Dan leads the Great Lakes Region’s Senior Living Development team to deliver communities that offer independent living, assisted living and memory care residences and services. He manages relationships with operator and equity partners, directs the geographic market penetration strategy, participates in site selection, land acquisition, zoning and design, and oversees the overall performance of the assets. Utilizing Ryan’s integrated project management method, Dan delivers vibrant senior communities that are trophy investments. He also pursues mixed-use and multifamily development opportunities in collaboration with other Ryan development professionals. Most recently, Dan developed the Aurélien, a signature luxury apartment tower in the Gold Coast of Chicago.


Affiliations & Memberships

Director, The Keystone Foundation
Director and Past President, Clare Oaks Retirement Community
Illinois Housing Council
American Seniors Housing Association
Past President, NAIOP

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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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