Born and raised in Walnut Creek, Ryan attended Northgate High School and was a member of 94-95 State Championship basketball team. After high school he continued both his education and basketball career at Cal Poly Pomona, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Business. Ryan has been close personal family friends with the Samuels Family since childhood and due to this long-standing connection, was a perfect addition to this family-run brokerage. Prior to real estate, Ryan worked for a wealth management company for over 10 years where he gained strong knowledge of a vast number of different investment products and models. His background in finance provides a valuable resource to his clients as he advises them on how to best protect their real estate investments. Ryan looks forward to continuing to help clients achieve their goal of home ownership for many years to come.