Cardinal Group Companies Expands Investment Team with Ryan McBride as Senior Vice President, Head of Development
DENVER, CO – June 16, 2022 – Cardinal Group Companies (CGC), an industry leader in student, conventional, and affordable housing property management and investment, today announced the hiring of Ryan McBride as Senior Vice President, Head of Development. Ryan will be responsible for building and managing a new development vertical within Cardinal Group.
As Head of Development, Ryan will be responsible for building a best-in-class development platform targeting ground-up conventional multifamily and student housing opportunities nationwide. Launching this development platform is a major strategic initiative for Cardinal, providing the opportunity to present options to capital partners spanning from core and value-add acquisitions to ground-up development.
“Development has been a missing tooth in Cardinal’s investment offerings, and we have been waiting for the right entry point and leader to allow us to go big and build an institutional level platform. Ryan’s perspective on how to build that platform the right way, cultural alignment with our team, and deep development experience made him an obvious fit, and we are excited for him to lead those efforts,” said Eric Frank, Chief Investment Officer, Cardinal Group Companies.
As a real estate development industry veteran, Ryan joins Cardinal with over 16 years of development and investment experience. Ryan has amassed a broad array of experience in multifamily, mixed-use, and student housing development with industry leaders like CA Ventures, Lennar Multifamily, and Southern Land Company.
“Cardinal has built a world-class organization and reputation by putting its core values first. I look forward to building an industry-leading development team based on these founding principles,” said Ryan McBride, Senior Vice President, Head of Development, Cardinal Group Companies.
Most recently, Ryan served as Executive Vice President of Development for CA Ventures, leading the student housing development team for all domestic projects.
About Cardinal Group Companies
Cardinal Group Companies (“CGC”) is a fully integrated real estate management, investment, construction, consulting, and marketing firm focused on multifamily and student housing throughout the country. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CGC affiliate companies are all firmly built atop the company’s “Cardinal Culture.” Since 2007, CGC has been operating successful partnerships, focused on creating efficiency and above market performance via their commitment to challenging the status quo of the industry. To date, Cardinal Group Companies has developed several best-in-class initiatives, which have earned the company national recognition year after year. Cardinal Group Companies’ management platform oversees over 40,000 units nationwide including 11,000 conventional and affordable housing units and over 90,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group, Companies’ owned portfolio and third-party managed properties.
To learn more about Cardinal Group Companies, please visit www.CardinalGroup.com.