Ryan Young

CEO, Listing Specialist

Fearless Leader


Ryan was born with real estate in his blood, as a third generation in the industry. In 2012, Ryan became CEO of the Young Team, driving the team full steam ahead to double business year after year. Combining the hard work, energy, and enthusiasm from the hospitality industry with the intricacies from growing up in Cleveland, Ryan is committed and passionate about the development of Cleveland and the local real estate market.

Ryan grew up in Pepper Pike, Ohio and was a graduate of Orange High School. Fueling his passion for food and travel, he attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. With the completion of his associate’s degree, he then received a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. After a long career in the culinary and hospitality world, Ryan moved back to Cleveland to join his family and help grow Young Team Realtors. In the same way several ingredients are combined to make an amazing dish, successful real estate deals require an amount of care, finesse & skill few other professions demand. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys cooking, traveling, skiing, and supporting our beloved Cleveland sports teams.


Who is someone you admire and why?

My parents because they have always put family first.

Name three words that describe you.

Passionate. Energetic. Enthusiastic.

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?

Cooking, eating and drinking wine.

Name a few of your daily habits (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).

Waking up early, coffee and working out early.

What inspires or motivates you in life?

My team members. People that are passionate about the same things I am. People that work hard.