Ryan Companies announces promotion of Jim McDonald to senior vice president of real estate development


Ryan Companies US, Inc. Great Lakes Region announced today the promotion of Jim McDonald to Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development.  McDonald has demonstrated skillful delivery in challenging developments and has contributed outstanding initiative with several recent acquisitions and pursuits throughout the Chicago market.

In his 19 years with Ryan, McDonald has been a valued and knowledgeable representative for Ryan.  McDonald was integral in growing Ryan’s healthcare business in the Great Lakes Region with clients Froedtert Health, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Edward-Elmhurst Health, along with his opening and management of Ryan’s Milwaukee office. Additionally, McDonald continues to play a central role in the Naperville 5th Avenue redevelopment community engagement process.

“Jim is a role model for our team in every way, he demonstrates a commitment to our customers and the community while reinforcing the Ryan Culture,” said Tim Hennelly Regional President Ryan Companies Great Lakes Region. “Jim has superior knowledge of the business and takes projects from start to finish with patience and agility.”

About Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Founded in 1938, Ryan Companies offers comprehensive commercial real estate services as a national developer, architect, capital investment consultant, builder and real estate manager with a focus on bringing lasting value to its customers and the communities in which it works. Ryan market depth includes retail, industrial, healthcare and senior living. Ryan development and corporate build-to-suit work spans a wide range of product types including office, mixed-use, hospitality, multifamily housing and mission critical facilities. Ryan has nearly 1,300 employees in 15 offices and has completed projects in 38 states.