Founder & Principal Ryan J. Ritchie is a Co-Founder of The Ritchie Group and one of its Principals. Ryan’s strengths include deal sourcing, performing site specific due diligence, securing project entitlements, product development ( matching product to a site then assessing its market viability), construction mgt., on site sales and marketing, negotiating contracts and legal documents, and providing project management. Ryan has a passion for creating great real estate. While living in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, he managed all aspects of The Carolina Club, a golf and marina community, where his duties included construction of amenities and of finished lots to the sales and marketing of the same lots. From April 2004-November 2007, Ryan was President of Poipu Beach Villas, LLC, and directed and coordinated the many acquisition, entitlement and pre-construction facets of Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach, a Wyndham Grand Resort (Kaua’i). Ryan continues to serve on the Board for Poipu Beach Villas, LLC. The first phase (85 units) of this $500 M luxury condominium resort was completed in 2010. Ryan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University (BYU).