Ryan Rivera has extensive commercial real estate experience and has handled all types of acquisition, disposition, development and lease transactions throughout the United States. He has represented national and local developers, landlords, tenants and retailers in all types of lease transactions, including retail, office, industrial and ground leases. Mr. Rivera also has experience in multi-use developments, including complex condominium and leasehold condominium projects.

He enjoys coaching youth basketball and baseball, running marathons and is a fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes. Ryan has also authored two children’s books. His first book is about the University of Iowa titled, I Is For Iowa, and his second book about the City of Atlanta is titled, A is for Atlanta. Both are available in stores and online at


  • Has represented developers in the leasing of numerous power center, lifestyle and mixed-use projects in markets such as Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Orlando, Nashville, and Charlotte
  • Has represented national retailers classified as “big box”, “junior anchor” and “small shop” tenants in lease transactions throughout the U.S.
  • Has represented a national restaurant chain in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of store locations around the U.S.
  • Has represented national operators in lease of office space for company headquarters
  • Acquisition and sale of retail, industrial, office and medical office properties around the U.S.



  • ICSC
  • State Bar of Georgia


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Commercial Real Estate


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. 2004
  • University of Iowa, B.B.A. in Accounting 2001