Ryan Thornton is a member of the Investment Properties Group in Dallas, focusing primarily on the sale of institutional industrial investment properties on a regional and national level. The team specializes in industrial institutional investment property sales across the nation. The team’s transactions have included national portfolio sales, programmatic joint ventures, and one-off local dispositions.
Prior to joining CBRE, Ryan worked at Thackeray Partners, where he was responsible for the acquisition, operations and disposition of a portfolio of industrial, office and multi-housing projects. At Trammell Crow Company and The Rosewood Corporation, Ryan gained exposure to investment sales as both an analyst and active participant in the disposition of individual and portfolios of properties.
Ryan is a member of CBRE National Partners, a collaborative national partnership formed in 2010 that focuses exclusively on industrial and logistics capital markets. Located in twelve key markets, the 95 investment sales and support professionals connect local market expertise to a national capital markets perspective. Enhanced by a fully integrated debt platform, National Partners provides strategic advisory guidance to maximize proceeds and enhance the surety of execution for national, regional and local clients. In 2022, the team successfully completed transactions totaling 167 million sq. ft. with an aggregate value of $22.3 billion.
Texas Real Estate Council
2008 D-Magazine “Future
TREC – Associate Leadership
Touchdown Club Member –
RISE School of Dallas
Baylor University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance & Economics
Southern Methodist University, Masters of Business Administration, Finance
Salesmanship Club of Dallas
Camp John Marc – Board Member
Touchdown Club Member – RISE school of Dallas
TREC – Associate Leadership Council
Offers an unparalleled perspective on the trends shaping the industrial market today.
Randy Baird, Jonathan Bryan, Ryan Thornton, Nathan Wynne and Eliza Bachhuber are members of CBRE National Partners, a collaborative platform of professionals across the U.S who specialize in the sale, finance and recapitalization of industrial and logistics properties. Collectively, over the course of their careers, they have closed more than 830 million square feet for a total consideration exceeding $54 billion. With 80+ years of collective experience, the team has cultivated personal and credible, long-term relationships at executive levels with the most qualified capital sources in today's marketplace.
CBRE has been the market share leader for industrial capital markets transactions in nine of the last ten years, according to Real Capital Analytics. The CBRE National Partners practice has grown its sales volume since formation from $2.5 billion in 2010 to $22.3 billion in 2022.
Located in 6 key logistics hubs across the country, CBRE National Partners professionals are market share leaders within our local and regional markets, as well as nationally. The success of our partnership is a testimony to the power of alignment and the benefits of collaboration. With the knowledge gained from successfully transacting over $222 billion totaling over 3.3 billion square feet, CBRE National Partners offers an unparalleled perspective on the trends shaping the industrial market today.
National Partners has unequaled experience in the sale of industrial product, giving us the most accurate and up-to-date knowledge of the capital markets, pricing trends and underwriting. This positions us to source the most aggressive capital in the market and procure the highest price available.