Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer of Cohen-Esrey
Ryan Huffman joined Cohen-Esrey in 2002 as an assistant property manager in the firm’s commercial management division. He was promoted to commercial property manager, responsible for the oversight of 1.1 million square feet of office, retail and industrial flex space in the Kansas City and Topeka areas. Huffman became regional manager in 2005 and Managing Director of Cohen-Esrey Communities in 2007. In 2016, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
As the Managing Director of Cohen-Esrey Communities, Ryan added strategic planning and implementation, business development, intensive training for on-site personnel and financial performance reviews to his previous responsibilities. In 2015, Ryan took on the additional roles of Cohen-Esrey’s Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Cohen-Esrey Apartment Investors, LLC.
Ryan has served in a variety of capacities within the Kansas City chapter of IREM including membership, education, public relations, legislative chairs. He will be chapter president in 2018. Ryan also serves IREM in an international capacity as a committee member of the Federal Housing Advisory Board, the Governing Council and the Legislative and Public Policy Committee.
A cum laude graduate of University of Missouri in Columbia, Ryan also holds real estate licenses in both Kansas and Missouri. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management.