John M Ryden


Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions


John Ryden has been with CBRE for over 30 years specializing in the sales and leasing of industrial properties in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the North Metro Twin Cities area. He also provides metro-wide leasing oversight for institutional clients. John delivers his clients with the most qualified, high-level service and advice available. With over 80 years combined experience and John's senior leadership, the team executes strategies to plan for the future and maximize value in each transaction.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)


Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)


National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Public Policy Committee (NAIOP)


Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR)


Saints Men's Club, St. Thomas the Apostle / Christ the King Church, Board of Directors




Chairman's Club Award in 1996, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012


Millennium Club Award in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2011, 2013 and 2015


Cornerstone Sales Professional Award in 2001 and 2007


Top 5 in 2006


Top 10 in 2004


Bob Jackson Award in 2003


Navigator Award in 2002


Exploration Awards


Client Service (Prologis/Artis) - 2011


Integrated Services (AMB/Artis) - 2010


Integrated Services (RREEF) - 2009


Target Markets - 2009


Team Client Service (AMB) in 2007


Integrated Services (Ryden Team) 2006


Client Service (AMB/CalEast) 2004


Client Service (Teachers) in 2002


Teamwork (Apex) in 2002


Teamwork (CalEast/LaSalle) in 2001


Client Service (AMB Team) in 2000


Teamwork (Teachers) in 2000


Three time guest speaker for NAIOP Minneapolis/North Industrial Market Update




College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, B.A. in Business Administration with emphasis in finance and marketing


Significant Assignments


Crosstown North Business Park


977,876 SF


Mounds View Business Park


850,000 SF


Capstone Business Center


350,000 SF


Mid-City Business Center


337,482 SF


610 Zachary


240,000 SF


Northpoint Industrial Center


207,588 SF


Fridley Industrial Center


194,040 SF


Northwest Business Campus


175,1000 SF


Highcrest Distribution Center


129,656 SF


Northland Park Business Center VI


102,425 SF

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type