Ryan, Mike

Mike Ryan

President, Northern Division

As President of the Northern Division, Mike leads Ryan Companies’ North, Midwest, Great Lakes and Rocky Mountain regions. He also provides strategic vision in the selection of projects that best align with Ryan’s goals within the Multifamily and Senior Living sectors. 

Mike is responsible for providing executive commitment and support to regional clients and establishing direction for business development, working closely with his team to ensure the right people and strategies are in place for continued growth. He is known for his ability to identify lucrative investment opportunities and develop innovative strategies to maximize returns. 

He brings more than 25 years of experience to his role, where his company roots and industry passion have provided him with the skills to foster strong relationships and a deep understanding of client priorities. His robust construction background equips him with boots-on-the-ground knowledge, while his knowledge of market trends, property management and strategic planning equips him with a proactive approach to streamlining processes and collaborating with clients. 

Mike is a dynamic advocate for Ryan’s positive work culture and values, empowering team members to reach their full potential and achieve outstanding results. Because of his keen observation skills and commitment to collaboration, Mike is especially skilled at building productive teams, drawing out the best in each person by valuing individual strengths. A lifelong learner dedicated to excellence, Mike can navigate complex situations with a sense of calm and ease, successfully managing many moving parts to achieve success for the client and the company.

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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