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Ryan Vaught | Colliers | Tampa

Ryan Vaught

Executive Managing Director, Industrial Services

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Professional Summary

Ryan Vaught joined Colliers International in 2018. His real estate practice focuses on consulting with both industrial occupiers and property owners throughout the country.

Prior to joining Colliers International, Ryan was a Senior Vice President with JLL where he led the industrial services platform in Tampa, FL. Prior to relocating to Florida, Ryan was with Brixton Capital, a private equity investment firm located in San Diego, CA.  Ryan also served as an officer in the United States Army. 

He is married to his wife (Laura) and has two sons (Owen and Ryder). 


  • 2020 #1 Colliers Producer - State of Florida
  • 2020 Connect Media Top Broker - Florida
  • 2020 & 2019 Colliers International Everest Club - Top 10% Producer
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016 CoStar Power Broker – Tampa Bay
  • 2018 Winner – Best Industrial Deal of the Year – DHL/IKEA Distribution Center – NAIOP
  • 2018 Winner – Best Development Project of the Year – Key Logistics Center - CREW 
  • 2018 Finalist – Best Sale of the Year – IKEA/DHL Distribution Center - CREW 
  • 2018 Finalist – Best Deal of the Year (Lease) – Crossroads Commerce Center – NAIOP
  • 2018 Finalist – Best Development Project – Crossroads Commerce Center - NAIOP
  • 2018 Business Observer’s 40 Under 40 Honoree
  • 2017 JLL “Top Gun” - Top 10% Producer in Country
  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal Heroes at Work Honoree
  • Distinguished Military Graduate


Ryan earned a B.S. in Economics with a minor in Mathematics from The University of San Diego. He graduated Cum Laude and was awarded Departmental Honors.

Memberships & Involvements

  • Make-A-Wish Executive Committee Member
  • Florida Premier FC – Youth Soccer Coach
  • NAIOP Tampa Bay


  • Becknell 
  • Birtcher Anderson & Davis
  • Blue Steel Development
  • Dalfen Industrial
  • Dogwood Industrial Properties
  • High Street Realty Co. 
  • Hove Street Capital
  • Lexington Property Trust
  • Link Industrial
  • Red Rock Development


Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets

Property Type



Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

My Team

Featured Research

May 10, 2021

Q1 2021 | Tampa Bay Industrial Market Report

The first quarter marked one-year since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and although there was a slight pause in the industrial market at the start of the pandemic, the quick bounce-back proved the market’s agility to adapt to a new working and consumer demand paradigm throughout all industry types.
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Mar 2, 2021

Record 5.8 Million SF Delivered in 2020

After a momentary pause in the second quarter, The Tampa Bay industrial market bounced back with record setting proportion. During 2020, the greater Tampa Bay industrial market, which includes Hillsborough, Pinellas and Polk Counties, registered the highest number of new deliveries on record. Over 5.8 million square feet of new industrial product was delivered to the market. Over the past ten years, as the market rebounded from the Great Recession, nearly 29 million square feet of industrial product was added to the market, which equates to 12.5% of the market.
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Nov 10, 2020

Demand for Industrial Product Expands

There has been no shortage of activity occurring throughout the greater Tampa Bay industrial market. Third quarter absorption and leasing activity remained favorable, with nearly 800,000 square feet (0.3% of the market) of positive absorption occurring, driven by nearly 3 million square feet of leasing activity. Year-to-date, amongst the backdrop of a global pandemic, nearly 8 million square feet has been leased, pushing absorption to nearly 3 million square feet for the year. This represents a significant increase of more than 1 million square feet compared to the third quarter of 2019.
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Featured News

Apr 23, 2020

Why Florida Hotels Should Bounce Back Relatively Quickly

Because of devastating hurricanes, Florida hoteliers have experience in navigating massive drops in demand and extended recovery periods
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Apr 16, 2020

CoStar Power Broker Awards

CoStar Group, Inc., announces Colliers International Tampa Bay
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