Contact Info

(970) 295-4819

Ryan is the Chief Executive Officer of NAI Affinity (formerly known as Chrisland, Inc.).  The Affinity Real Estate Partners family of companies includes NAI Affinity, a Northern Colorado based commercial real estate brokerage that is part of NAI Global, and Affinity Partners, LLC, a real estate investment and development company.

In addition to maintaining an active role as a broker on behalf of select NAI Affinity clientele, Ryan oversees Affinity Partners’ investment and development activities in Colorado and elsewhere in the United States.

Ryan has brokered hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of transactions including residential and commercial land, investment sales, industrial facilities, anchor retailer transactions, restaurants and corporate office and medical buildings.  Notable examples include completed transactions involving the A.G. Spanos Companies, Scheels All Sports, Swire Coca-Cola, Rodelle, Gerrard Development, Thompson Ranch Development Co., UC Health’s Medical Center of the Rockies, and The Promenade Shops at Centerra Lifestyle Center.

Previously, Ryan co-founded Chrisland, Inc. in November 2003.  Chrisland, Inc. changed its name to Affinity Real Estate Partners, Inc. in February 2019.  Ryan oversaw Chrisland’s development, investment, and brokerage activities within 2534, a 542-acre master-planned community in Johnstown, Colorado.  He continues to remain actively involved within 2534, as a listing broker on behalf of NAI Affinity’s brokerage clients and as Chairman of the 2534 Design Review Committee.

Outside the office, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, exercising, reading, and attending concerts and sporting events.

Education, Recognition, and Affiliations

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (real estate/finance) from Colorado State University (’00)
  • Licensed Employing Broker in Colorado
  • Graduate, 2018 Class of Water Literate Leaders, CSU’s Colorado Water Institute & Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
  • 2018 Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year, Everitt Real Estate Center, Colorado State University
  • Member of the 2008 Northern Colorado Business Report’s 40 under Forty list
  • Director, The Erie County Investment Company
  • Director, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors
  • Past Chairperson, Larimer Humane Society
  • Past Vice Chair of the Board, McKee Medical Center
  • Past Advisory Board Member, Colorado State University’s Ram Club
  • Past Advisory Board Member, Colorado State University’s Everitt Real Estate Center
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Member, Denver Metro Commercial Association of Brokers