Head of Southeast Regional Office - Real Estate
Thomas Ryan is head of southeast regional office. He is responsible for oversight of its $6.0 billion commercial mortgage loan portfolio and $3 billion equity portfolio. Since 2007, Ryan and his team have generated over 160 loans in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and North and South Carolina totaling in excess of $6.5 billion.
Since joining MetLife in 1988, Ryan has served in various capacities within the organization, including serving as an accounting and business systems analyst in the real estate controllers and technology groups. In 1999, he joined the real estate investments group in the mortgage portfolio servicing and asset recovery unit and in 2001 transitioned into a loan production role. Ryan was selected in 2006 to lead a special project team of programmers and analysts in the ground-up development of real estate investments’ current commercial mortgage loan production and asset management systems. Upon returning to loan production in 2007, he was named the Atlanta region’s debt team leader. With the consolidation of the Atlanta and Tampa regions in 2014, he assumed responsibility for the southeast region's debt team.
Ryan received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. His industry participation includes ULI – Atlanta Chapter and Mortgage Bankers Association.