John Ryden is the senior vice president of design and construction for Geller Capital. He is responsible for professional oversight of all design and construction projects to the firm’s luxury hotel assets including “green-field” construction. In this role he manages design and architecture firms, construction companies and other suppliers and vendors to efficiently deliver completed projects that improve asset valuation. Most recently he managed the construction of the Chicago Conrad Hilton which opened in 2016.

Previously Mr. Ryden held similar positions for major real estate development firms, including The Rise Group and Fifield Realty.