Shannel Ryan, Senior Vice President, Managing Broker at LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, has been involved in the marketing and operations management of Denver luxury residential real estate brokerages for more than 25 years.
A Denver native, Shannel started her real estate career after graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Political Science.
Years of intensive experience has afforded Shannel the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of running a successful brokerage. Prior to a recent office expansion, Shannel’s Cherry Creek operation supported 50 brokers and delivered approximately $400M in sales. The number of brokers has been increased while holding firm on hiring only experienced, high-volume professionals. In 2017 the Cherry Creek sales volume topped $800M with the entire firm posting $3.5B in volume. Additionally, the LIV affiliation has now earned a spot as the highest producing Sotheby’s International Realty in the world.
Shannel takes great pride in having implemented many innovative and successful real estate management and marketing strategies specifically designed to elevate the production of Sotheby’s International Realty brokers and provide a structure for a supportive and state-of-the-art environment for career development. Her deep roots in the Denver business community add to the portfolio of advantages she offers her team.
Civic minded with a dedication to service, Shannel is committed to organizations both big and small. Recent achievements include: The Hearts and Hope Gala for Epic Experience, Council of global metropolitan real estate markets, Denver Designer Showhouse, Red Cross International, Denver Metro Association of Realtors, Columbine High School Alumni Fund and Mullen High School Parent’s Association.
Shannel is a Colorado enthusiast. With many family members located in some of Colorado’s best small towns, Shannel, her husband Chris and their family enjoy everything from the quaint nature of Lake City to the bustling atmosphere of Aspen and Telluride during both the summer and winter months. While Saturday mornings are for golf, her true passions are her children, Emma and Jake.