First Vice President
Ryan joined the Cleveland office in 2012 and has experience in numerous markets throughout Ohio and the Midwest. He specializes in a full range of real estate services including landlord and tenant representation, land acquisition and disposition, and property redevelopment. Ryan has 20+ years of experience in commercial real estate and has personally participated in and managed over 250 sale and lease transactions with a value in excess of $100 million dollars.
Ryan began his commercial real estate career in 2000 with Regency Centers, a national owner and operator of community shopping centers, where he lead negotiations relative to lease agreements and contract renewals. In 2003, Ryan joined DDR (now SITE Centers) where he focused on the sale of development tracts, outparcel ground leases, and purchase agreements. Immediately prior to joining Colliers International, Ryan was an associate with Kowit and Passov Real Estate Group.
CoStar Power Broker Award for retail leasing transaction volume, 2010
Colliers International Top Gun 2013
Colliers International Top 5 Brokers 2014
Colliers International Top 5 Brokers 2020
Bachelor of Arts, English, University of North Florida
Memberships & Involvements
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Ohio
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Heights Emergency Food Center - Cleveland, OH
Board of Directors - FutureHeights
"Ryan and Alex are trustworthy professionals who have can do attitude with unparalled follow up and are two of the best that I've worked with in my 25 plus years in the commercial real estate business."
- Marla Chaliff, Managing Director Dimension Development Partners
" Alex and Ryan have been a great asset to our extended team. The amount of time and effort they put into our prospective sites is a bi part of the overall success of our final developments. Upfront due diligence from brokerage teams is an uncommon, but very critical, step of investigating possible development sites; Alex and Ryan do a great job at it and its very much appreciated!"
- Josh Allen, Senior Vice President Cross Development
Alex is an Associate with Colliers International | Cleveland-Akron specializing in retail and office landlord representation, tenant representation and sales, along with land assemblage and disposition. With a background in real estate finance, planning and zoning, Alex brings a diverse skill set that allows him to effectively serve a variety of clients.
Born and raised a Clevelander, Alex has a thorough understanding of the Cleveland-Akron market. His detailed-oriented analysis and problem-solving skills along with his ability to read and identify market trends are some of the critical attributes that he applies when representing corporate, institutional and local clients in the leasing, sale and consultation of retail, office and land transactions.
Alex began his career at Colliers as an intern with the James | Bitton Group, a top-producing retail brokerage team in the Columbus office, where he developed an extensive understanding of valuation, prospecting and analysis of retail investment properties. After graduating from Ohio State University in May 2018, Alex returned to his hometown to continue working with Colliers in the Cleveland-Akron market.
As a Marketing Specialist for the Cleveland office, I am responsible for the creation and implentation of company marketing strategies that assist the company and the retail team by enhancing their presence in the local market. Property Auctions also have been introduced to our office, I work with the professionals with marketing and creating websites for due diligence booklets and videos. I also work closely with my team on maintaining the social media marketing for the office. I also work closely with my teams in publishing and developing newsletters.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2018, I have worked as a Graphic Designer for an advertising company as well as the Marketing Director for a non-profit theatre company.