Shannel Alene Ryan

President, Metro Denver



Recently recognized as Most Influential Real Estate Leader, Shannel Ryan has been involved in the marketing and operations management of Denver high-end residential real estate brokerages for more than 26 years.

Promoted to LIV President, Metro Denver in July of 2020, Shannel is responsible for all 9 LIV SIR offices and operations in the Denver metro area, including Boulder, Evergreen, and the firm’s new Colorado Springs office. Additionally, she also sets direction on marketing and advertising, collaborating directly with the 20 member LIV Studio Marketing Team.

Shannel brings a wealth of experience and deep market understanding to her present day role. After years of successfully navigating every real estate office responsibility including personal assistant, broker, office manager, marketing director, managing broker, and most recently, senior vice president, Shannel moved to the Cherry Creek office in 2009 to become the managing broker, her first major leadership role.
With her visionary approach, Shannel turned that assignment into one of the industry’s biggest success stories. LIV SIR soon became the No. 1 performing Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate in the world and has since earned the honor of having the highest per-agent productivity in the country. LIV SIR, along with its sister companies ranked No. 13 in the nation based on total closed sales volume in 2021, according to the 2022 REAL Trends 500 report, collectively achieving over $12B in total closed sales volume.

“Shannel has connected with the LIV brand and our network at the highest level and earned the respect and admiration of her peers around the industry,” said R. Scott Webber, CEO, LIV SIR. “She’s a person of great integrity, energy, and commitment.”

Shannel is a 4th generation Coloradan and active member of the University of Colorado Boulder alumni. She joined Fuller Towne & Country Properties, the predecessor to LIV SIR, 22 years ago. As President of Colorado’s leading luxury and lifestyle-focused real estate firm, she has innovated broker service models, creatively engaged with the business community, and delivered exciting opportunities for every broker and support staff associate to reach their long-term professional goals. Civic minded with a dedication to service, Shannel is dedicated to fulfilling commitments to organizations both big and small. Recent achievements include The Hearts and Hope Gala, Denver Designer Showhouse, Red Cross International, Columbine High School Alumni Fund.

Business Details

Year Established
English, Spanish.

Regent Territory

Denver, Boulder, Telluride, Crested Butte and Vail, CO

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