John Ramous is the Partner in Nevada for Dermody Properties and is responsible for the company’s existing Nevada portfolio as well as new industrial speculative and build-to-suit projects and acquisitions throughout the state.
Mr. Ramous was previously Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Harsch Investment Properties where he managed an industrial portfolio of more than 10 million square feet in southern Nevada. While with the company, he was responsible for the sourcing and oversight of all acquisition and development projects in southern Nevada as well as major leasing, capital, operating, budget and management decisions within the region.
A 30-year real estate veteran, Mr. Ramous has also served as Portfolio Manager with First Industrial Realty Trust, Senior Real Estate Manager with Mutual Benefit Life Assurance Corporation and Senior Acquisition Associate at Prudential Real Estate Investors.
Mr. Ramous holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Connecticut. He is a recent Corporate Board Member of the NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). He is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and Past President of its Henderson Development Association. He’s also an Executive Advisory Board member at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Lee Business School. Ramous served as a North Las Vegas Mayor’s Financial Advisory Council member and was a member of Congressman Heck’s Economic Advisory Task Force.