Ryan Companies adds VP of development to Minneapolis office

Maureen Michalski

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has hired Maureen Michalski as vice president of development in its Minneapolis office. Michalski joins Ryan to stand as the executive-in-charge for the Ford Site Redevelopment in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Previously vice president of development at Schafer Richardson, Michalski brings more than 17 years of experience to her new role. She will now be the lead executive for the Ford Site Redevelopment in St. Paul, managing the internal multidisciplinary project team comprised of design, construction, development and other real estate professionals.

Michalski will manage project budgets, develop and maintain public and private partnerships to ensure project and master programming success, and source new opportunities in multifamily, mixed-use and office product lines for Ryan and its partners.

With her strong background in the industry, Michalski brings expertise in multifamily, mixed-use and office development fields, utilizing a variety of financing and ownership structures. She has widespread experience with public financing, affordable housing and tax credit programs. Michalski will use her expertise to execute and drive decisions on complex projects that will be needed as the Ford Site project progresses.

Michalski has her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Macalester College in St. Paul and is affiliated with several organizations including as a board member for the MN Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, fund trustee and current chair of the Macalester College Highwinds Fund, housing committee member of the Urban Land Institute Minnesota and society member of Lambda Alpha Intl. Land Economics.

Ryan Companies has also announced the hiring of Steve Strom as its director of development for senior living, based in the Twin Cities. Strom will lead a growing senior living team beginning in mid-March.