Ronan joined Bradford Allen in 2020 and serves as the leader of the firm’s industrial brokerage division. With over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Ronan specializes in industrial real estate, development, corporate acquisitions and dispositions, site selection, and commercial real estate investment. Throughout his career, he has advised on deals exceeding 15 million square feet and valued at over $1 billion.
Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Ronan worked as an industrial investment specialist in the Private Capital Investment Group at Lee & Associates. He began his career at CBRE, focusing on industrial landlord and tenant representation. Additionally, Ronan co-founded Liquideed, an online commercial real estate investment platform, and served as an executive at Truss in the commercial real estate tech sector.
Ronan earned a B.A. in Political Science from Kenyon College in Ohio, where he was a member of the men’s tennis team. Professionally, he serves on the ULI Chicago Advisory Board and chairs both the DEI Committee and the Technology and Real Estate National Council at ULI.
Ronan resides in Deerfield, Illinois, with his wife and two children. Outside of work, he is an avid paddle tennis player and dedicates his time to volunteering, teaching tennis to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.