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John M. Ryden

Senior Vice President

John M. Ryden Senior Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

John Ryden has been with CBRE for 34 years representing owners and users of industrial properties in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the north Metro Twin Cities area. He also provides metro-wide leasing oversight for institutional clients. Mr. Ryden delivers his clients with the most qualified, high-level service and advice available. With over 86 years combined experience, an unmatched work ethic and exceptional market knowledge, John's team has been ranked the top industrial/brokerage team in the metro area and averages approximately 2.5M SF in transactions completed on an annual basis. 

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/Realtors (MNCAR)
  • Saints Men's Club, St. Thomas the Apostle/Christ the King
  • Member of CRE Diversity Collaboration




  • Chairman's Club Award (Top 10%)
  • Millennium Club Award(Top 20%)
  • Top 5 Award
  • Navigator Award (Employee - Top Team Player)
  • Bob Jackson Award (Top Broker - Integrity based)
  • Conerstone




  • Mr. Ryden earned a B.A. in Business Administration - Majoring in Finance and Marketing from the University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota.


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




  • Artis REIT 
  • Duke
  • LINK (Blackstone)
  • CSM
  • Biynah Industrial Partners
  • Liberty Property Trust
  • Colony Industrial
  • TA Realty/Capstone
  • New York Life
  • Brookhill Corp
  • Lincoln Properties
  • 614 Company
  • First Industrial
  • RMR Group
  • Anheuser Busch
  • California Public Employees Retirement System
  • Cardinal Health
  • CareFusion
  • Everlast/Dero
  • General Electric
  • Home Depot
  • Nestle
  • Prologis
  • RR Donnelley
  • RREEF/Deutsche Bank
  • Spears Manufacturing
  • UPS
John M. Ryden Senior Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Available Properties