Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald

Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development

Jim brings deep experience and strong collaboration skills to his role as Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development for Ryan’s Great Lakes Region. He manages projects across the US, with particular expertise in large, complex suburban office deals. Jim facilitates relationships with public and private parties, coordinating local and regional municipal requirements with business and owner objectives. During the process, Jim ensures that design, construction and lease negotiation issues are managed to the satisfaction of all involved. He utilizes his leadership and problem-solving skills to build consensus and bring the team to a mutually beneficial outcome.

Affiliations & Memberships

Board of Directors, Naperville Development Partnership
Former Board Member, Illinois Medical District (IMD) Guest House

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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