Ryan Smith

Vice President, Director of Southeast Region

Ryan is responsible for the leasing and sales activities for all of Thompson Thrift’s retail portfolio (both existing and new development), as well as third-party clients. He leads a team of four leasing professionals who handle Thompson Thrift’s leasing and sales across the country. He joined Thompson Thrift in 2017 and has more than 12 years of experience in retail leasing and sales.

Prior to coming to Thompson Thrift, Ryan was the senior director of retail for Lauth Property Group, LLC, where he was responsible for the leasing and sales of Lauth’s entire retail portfolio. He earned a B.S. from Ohio State University in 2003. Ryan is actively engaged in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has been an active member of the ICSC Next Generation.

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