Ryan Companies US, Inc., a national developer, designer, builder and property manager offering full-service commercial real estate solutions, announced the appointment of Gil Gonzalez as vice president of development, multifamily. Gonzalez began at Ryan in early July and will focus on multifamily development pursuits in Arizona, as well as California and Washington.
Based out of Ryan’s Phoenix office, Gonzalez will lead all aspects of multifamily development processes including sourcing and negotiating deals, conducting financial analyses, collaborating with capital markets for debt and equity funding, entitlements, and working with construction and property management teams.
“As the population continues to explode in the Southwest, so will the growth in the multifamily sector,” said Molly Carson, Southwest market leader, Ryan Companies. “Gil’s range of experience including development and city planning will make him an asset in helping Ryan evolve this sector.”
Throughout his career, Gonzalez has contributed $1.3 billion in multifamily projects that included 2,450 units and 127,000 square feet of ground floor retail. Most of his recent work was in the Los Angeles area including Access Culver City, a mixed-use project in Culver City that included 115 units and 30,000 square feet of retail; The Hudson, a mixed-use project in Pasadena that included 173 units and 11,500 square feet of retail; Avila, another mixed-use project in Pasadena that included 201 units and 10,000 square feet of retail; and Neptune Marina, a 526-unit apartment project with 174 boat slips next to the Pacific Ocean in Marina Del Rey.
Gonzalez brings 22 years of experience in the industry to Ryan. He previously held the title of senior development director at Greystar Real Estate Partners. Gonzalez earned his Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and his bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from California State University Polytechnic Pomona.
Founded in 1938, Ryan Companies offers comprehensive commercial real estate services as a national developer, architect, capital investment consultant, builder and real estate manager with a focus on bringing lasting value to its customers and the communities in which it works. Ryan market depth includes retail, industrial, healthcare and senior living. Ryan development and corporate build-to-suit work spans a wide range of product types including office, mixed-use, hospitality, multifamily housing and mission critical facilities. Ryan has nearly 1,600 employees in 15 offices and has completed projects in 39 states. For more information, visit ryancompanies.com.