Ryan Smith is the Founding Partner of Kastle Properties. Ryan received a B.S. and M.B.A. from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University specializing in finance. He is currently a unique real estate professional with over 13 years of combined experience in real estate, lending and finance. He is a licensed Realtor in Arizona and California. His knowledge of real estate, lending and capital markets combined with his understanding of making sound financial decisions prove invaluable in advising his clients.


Prior to founding Kastle Properties Ryan was working in client acquisition for a large San Francisco Bay Area asset manager. Previously he was managing a portfolio of off market pre-foreclosure opportunities for private investors, investing in distressed residential assets. Additionally, he worked in the mortgage industry assisting clients on the purchase and refinance of residential property, land and commercial space. He also spent time as a financial analyst in the commercial arena working primarily in multi-family.