Ryan Vaught's responsibilities within the firm focus on business development efforts for both tenant representation and agency opportunities throughout Tampa Bay in addition to leveraging his experience in the private equity field for capital markets transactions.
Ryan previously led the research department in Central Florida for JLL, where he covered two markets in Central and Northern Florida: Tampa Bay and Jacksonville. He was responsible for over 54 million square feet of Class A and B office space in addition to 134 million square feet of industrial space. Accompanying the delivery of quarterly reports for the two markets, Ryan supported both the tenant-representation and agency brokers by performing market analyses for individual submarkets, statistical analyses, forecasts for future market conditions, financial analyses in regards to current ownership, and underwrote acquisition/disposition scenarios.
Prior to joining JLL, Ryan worked as an Acquisitions Analyst for Brixton Capital, a private equity investment firm located in San Diego, CA, providing analytical support to Acquisitions, Dispositions, Asset Management, and Capital Markets teams. Ryan prepared cash flow models and financial analyses, conducted market research and prepared market reports, assisted in due diligence and closing, and prepared acquisition underwriting summaries for various property types, primarily retail, for properties located throughout the country.
In addition to his work in the real estate industry, Ryan serves as a First Lieutenant in the Florida Army National Guard. Presently, he is a member of the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and possesses an active TS/SCI security clearance.
A graduate of the University of San Diego, Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in Mathematics where he graduated Cum Laude and was awarded Departmental Honors. Ryan is a member of the University of San Diego's Alumni Association, a mentor in the University of South Florida's Veterans Mentorship Program, an executive committee member for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the founder of a youth soccer club (Tampa Blaze FC), and was recently accepted as a member for Tampa Connection's Class of 2016.