Jake Smith

Jake Smith

Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development

With 20 years of commercial real estate industry experience, Jake serves as Senior Vice President of Development for Ryan’s industrial platform. A tenacious, resilient and steadfast professional, he seeks to grow the industrial speculative platform and Ryan’s presence by leveraging his relationships, experience and expertise in the marketplace. Jake excels at development volume in high barrier markets and is driven to meet client space needs and goals. As Senior Vice President of Development, he provides overall leadership and directs the course of business for all real estate development in his region. Leading project teams through all aspects of development, including site selection, lease and sale negotiations through disposition. Jake closely oversees all due diligence, municipal approvals, design and construction coordination. He will focus his efforts in Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire.

Affiliations & Memberships

NAIOP - Commercial Real Estate Association - SoCal
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) - Los Angeles

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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