Professional Profile: James Ryan, 2019

Ryan James

Name: Ryan James

Title: Director, Investment Sales

Company: B6 Real Estate Advisors

Location: 1040 Avenue of the Americas, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10018

Birthplace: Ireland

Education: University College of Dublin – Bachelors of Business & Law. Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School – MSc in Marketing Development 

First job: Caddie in Vineyard Golf Club, Martha’s Vineyard

First job in real estate or allied field: Associate to CEO, Paul Massey

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I sell commercial real estate properties in the East Village and NoHo. My plan is to be the top salesperson under 30 in NYC real estate by 2021, by helping my clients achieve their goals.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I enjoy going for a run or meeting my friends at one of the local restaurants or bars.

Favorite book or author: “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie. (I read it at least once every six months and always gain a new insight)

Favorite movie: “Valley Uprising”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? David Kennan

One word to describe your work environment: Thriving 

Rules to live by in business: Work harder than everyone else and love it.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Arnold Palmer - where? Somehow, I don’t think it would be my decision.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Real estate developer in emerging markets.