Mike Ryan

Mike Ryan
AIA
LEED AP

President, Northern Division

As President of the Northern Division, Mike leads Ryan’s North, Midwest, Great Lakes and Rocky Mountain Regions, providing strategic vision, project guidance and cultural leadership across much of the company’s footprint. He is responsible for providing executive commitment and support to several of our most important clients as well as establishing the direction of our business and ensuring the right teams are executing that business. Mike brings over 20 years of industry experience ranging from construction to design to real estate development and executive leadership. He has led projects in nearly every category that Ryan serves including office, mixed-use, multifamily, senior living, healthcare and industrial, and has conducted work in nearly every US state. Perhaps best known for his creative problem-solving skills, he has an ability to balance great design with financial performance and has a knack for helping teams navigate their biggest challenges. Underlying all of Mike’s efforts is an intense passion to not only create great places, but to maintain and improve Ryan’s special culturea culture built on long-term relationships focused on family, fun, respect, integrity, safety, stewardship and excellence in all that we do.  


Affiliations & Memberships

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
LEED Accredited Professional
Minneapolis 2025 Plan
Architecture Advisory Council, University of Notre Dame
Market Council, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Board Chair, Minneapolis Downtown Council
Board Chair, YPO-Twin Cities

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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