Laura Graf

Laura Graf

Chief Legal Officer

Known for bringing a practical persepctive to solving problems while creating opportunities, Laura also brings more than two decades of real estate law experience to her role as Ryan’s Chief Legal Officer. As Chief Legal Officer, Laura oversees the legal affairs of the company, covering issues ranging from real estate development, environmental functions and construction law, to risk management and dispute resolution. Laura also provides counsel on Ryan’s overall business strategies and their implementation, along with compliance matters and corporate governance. Laura serves as a trusted advisor to members of our leadership team and the Board of Directors. She leads our legal, compliance, and risk management strategies and actions—with responsibility for developing and leading the corporate legal strategy. With her collaborative approach and attention to detail, Laura provides mentorship for a legal team with wide-ranging expertise all aspects of real estate development, construction, architecture and management.


Affiliations & Memberships

National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW)

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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