Dermody Properties Establishes Atlanta Office and Hires Industrial Real Estate Veteran Greg Ryan as Partner for Southeast Region
We have hired Greg Ryan as a Partner managing our newly defined Southeast Region. The region’s headquarters will be based in Atlanta.
Ryan will be responsible for all land and building acquisitions, build-to-suit projects, development activities, customer relations and asset management in the Southeast Region.
“I am pleased to join the incredibly experienced team at Dermody Properties,” said Ryan. “This region will benefit the company’s ability to strategically develop or acquire logistics real estate properties and then add value that is unique to our industry.”
Before joining Dermody Properties, Ryan was Managing Partner at Cardinal Industrial in Atlanta, where he ran the investment management function and acquisitions for the eastern half of the U.S. Ryan spent most of his career with IDI Gazeley (formerly IDI) in many leadership roles such as Head of Operations, Managing Director Investment Management, and Managing Director Acquisitions with responsibility for investment management, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, leasing, property management and day-to-day operations. He served on the firm’s Investment Committee, Acquisition & Development Committee and Senior Management Team.
His strong relationships with brokers, investors, lenders and customers have resulted in more than $2 billion of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings, asset management and leasing. While Head of Operations for North America at IDI Gazeley, he managed the leasing and operations of a portfolio of 50 million square feet across the nation.
Ryan is a member of the Urban Land Institute and its Industrial and Office Park Development Green Council, and NAIOP and its Industrial Acquisitions I Forum. He serves on the board of directors of Clemson University’s Advancement Board of Real Estate Development and also Georgia State University’s Real Estate Department.
Ryan holds a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from Georgia State University, and a B.S. in Financial Management from Clemson University.
“We are excited to welcome Greg to Dermody Properties,” said Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr., President of Dermody Properties. “His proven track record, skill set, and personal qualities are a perfect match for our team. Greg is an ideal leader around whom we can build our Southeast Region business to better serve our customers.”