Ryan Bergman works closely with all functional areas at Zeller Realty Group (ZRG), seeks out sources outside the firm and conducts extensive research in order to aggregate all available information and insight to provide a thorough investigation of potential investments. In addition, Mr. Bergman interfaces with JV partners and other potential equity sources preparing investment summaries and briefings on pending investment opportunities.
Prior to joining ZRG, Mr. Bergman worked for Olympus Ventures, the family office for a Fortune 400 family. At Olympus, he was an integral part of the real estate team, serving as Manager – Real Estate Investments, which oversaw a portfolio of direct, sponsored, senior and mezzanine debt investments nationwide. As an investment manager, he was responsible for sourcing, analyzing/underwriting, and recommending new investment opportunities as well as providing strategic direction and other asset management oversight for the existing portfolio. Prior to Olympus Ventures, Mr. Bergman worked as an Investment Analyst for Coldwell Banker Commercial and as a Research Analyst for Maxfield Research, a national real estate research and consulting firm.
Mr. Bergman is a graduate of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, where he earned a BA in International Studies with a concentration in World Politics and Economics. In 2013, he earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Bergman is a member of the CFA Institute and is an active member of the CFA Society of Minnesota.