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Ryan Kratz | Colliers | Miami

Ryan Kratz


President - Southeast and Mid-Central Regions | US Brokerage

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Professional Summary

As President of Colliers International's Southeast and Mid-Central Regions | US Brokerage, Ryan is responsible for a geography consisting of 30 offices in the Southeast and Mid-Central US. He is responsible for a team of more than 875 personnel including 475+ brokers, 15 Market Leader managers, and 350 employees including a large support team of Marketing, GIS/Research and Market Analytics, Digital Marketing, and Core Marketing personnel. The brokerage teams Ryan is responsible for comprise leasing (landlord and tenant representation) and sale specialists in the areas of office, medical, retail, industrial, land, investment sales, debt/equity mortgage banking, and specialty disciplines, such as multifamily, student housing, hotels, marinas/golf, manufactured housing, tax credit housing, education, and seniors housing. He is the executive sponsor and liaison for Colliers’ Tenant Advisory Council (TAC), an 80-broker team of elite office tenant rep brokers throughout the country. 

Ryan is a member of the Colliers US Executive Leadership Team. He works closely with the leadership counterparts in property management and valuation on new business development and client retention initiatives


Prior to Colliers International, Ryan was Assistant Vice President at NorthMarq Real Estate Services (now Cushman & Wakefield) in Minneapolis. He began as an investment Sales broker, later transitioning to a supervisory role while growing the Investment Sales team into new, geographic markets. Ryan was responsible for improving operations and marketing.

Ryan oversaw the GIS/Market Analytics team and served as liaison between the brokerage and capital markets groups.

In an effort to anticipate and respond to opportunities in the area of distressed real estate, Ryan helped found and coordinate the special asset services collaborative cross-company national effort, which included providing real estate services geared toward special servicers, banks, and other lending institutions.

Additionally, he was integrally involved in corporate strategy formulation at NorthMarq, helping assess and plan the future direction of the firm alongside the leadership team.

Prior to NorthMarq, Ryan was a project manager at American Express Financial Advisors’ corporate headquarters focusing on operational design and efficiency.

Community Involvement

Tampa Bay Partnership - CEO Direct Chair 2014

Commercial Property Executive - Stars to Watch 2014

Business Observer - 40 Under 40 2013

Real Estate Forum - 40 Under 40 2012

Tampa Bay Bus. Journal 40 Under 40 2011


Master of Business Administration,
Harvard University, Boston, MA

Bachelors of Science, summa cum laude, Entrepreneurship and Finance
Babson College, Boston, MA

Six Sigma Black Belt

Memberships & Involvements

Florida Real Estate Broker,  ICSC, FAR/NAR, YPO,  CEO Direct Program (Tampa Bay Partnership), CEO Council of Tampa Bay,  Colliers PropTech Accelerator Mentor - 2018



Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Real Estate Management Services

Property Type

Healthcare, Industrial, Land, Office, Retail

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