Ryan Smith

Vice President




As Vice President at Venture Commercial, Ryan Smith’s specialization is project leasing. He has been described as a consultative broker, pairing his business acumen and work experience to provide sound advice to his clients.

Prior to joining Venture, Ryan headed up the leasing efforts for NewQuest Properties in North Texas and Louisiana. His portfolio consisted primarily of grocery anchored new developments.

Ryan got his in start in real estate as a leasing executive at Weingarten Realty in Phoenix, Arizona. He managed over 2 million square feet of retail in the Greater Phoenix area, Tucson, and Salt Lake City, Utah. His portfolio consisted of power and grocery anchored centers. He was also awarded the opportunity to work on his first redevelopment project.

Throughout his career Ryan has worked with national, regional and startup businesses to diversify and enhance the value of his projects.



Quote: “To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.” – Steve Prefontaine

Charity: St. Judes

Bucket List: To take a real vacation

Did you know…: I can sing George Strait karaoke songs?