R.J. Ryan Construction was founded in 1978 by Ronald Ryan. Under Ron's 28 years of leadership, the company grew to be one of the city's top general contracting firms. In December 2006, Ron retired as President and Founder of R.J. Ryan Construction. He is enjoying his retirement in Mendota Heights, MN and Naples, Florida.
Tom Ryan, Co-President of R.J. Ryan, has worked at the company since 1982, and has been instrumental in building R.J. Ryan into one of the state's most trusted and reputable commercial construction companies. Tom's diverse background and commitment to absolute customer satisfaction have significantly contributed to R.J. Ryan Construction's steady growth, numerous repeat customers, and varied commercial construction projects.
Co-President, Jack Grotkin joined the team at R.J. Ryan in 1985. Since that time, Jack has managed the construction of a wide variety of buildings, including car dealerships, office buildings, warehouses and banks. His attention to detail and drive for quality contributes in large part to the reputation R.J. Ryan enjoys today.
Jeremy Thomas, LEED AP began working for R.J. Ryan in 2004 as a project manager. He became a senior project manager in 2007 and was promoted again to Vice President in 2015. Jeremy has focused primarily on the industrial sector since his arrival at the company, and he has successfully managed the completion of over four million square feet of commercial construction for R.J. Ryan.