Mike Ryan oversees Brand Marketing, Corporate Communications, Strategic Alliances, RE/MAX University and Event Management. He also spearheads RE/MAX distressed-asset initiatives and government relations.
Mike joined RE/MAX in 1994 and was instrumental in launching the international award-winning RE/MAX Satellite Network, the first-ever business television network in the real estate industry. In 2006, he directed its evolution into RE/MAX University, a 24/7 on-demand real estate education platform broadcasting internationally in High Definition to RE/MAX Associates around the globe.
Under Mike’s leadership, RE/MAX became the first organization to provide access to National Association of Realtors® and Canadian professional designation and certification courses via broadcast television.
In 2008, Mike and his team began working with U.S. government officials on housing policy to address challenges facing distressed homeowners. He also serves on blue-ribbon education and finance panels of the National Association of Realtors, with the goal of establishing industrywide standards for real estate training and education.
Mike's leadership role has expanded to include strategic alliances, brand marketing, events and communications. A variety of creative and business teams operate under his direction, in a highly charged and very collaborative atmosphere.
Born and raised in Fort Mitchell, Ky., Mike attended Northern Kentucky University. Before joining RE/MAX, he was a consultant for MAC Productions in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Mike lives in Highlands Ranch, Colo., with his wife, Diane. They have three children and three grandchildren. Mike enjoys golfing, hiking, biking and a host of other outdoor activities.