Shaun is a Founding Partner at Triad Real Estate Partners. He brings a very diverse background with close to two decades of practical business experience. Prior to founding Triad, Shaun spent six years brokering investment real estate as a top producer in Marcus & Millichap’s downtown Chicago office. While working at Marcus & Millichap, Shaun brokered everything from downtown midrise apartment buildings to branded hotel properties. Prior to his career in real estate, Shaun spent nine years employed in the securities industry mainly as principal of his own derivatives trading firm.
Before his business career started, Shaun served his country for six years, four of which were as a Sonar Technician stationed aboard the USS Salt Lake City, a nuclear attack submarine. Shaun graduated from Eastern Illinois University, is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin, and holds his Series 3 and Series 7 FINRA designations. Shaun is a long time Chicago resident and lives in the South Loop with his wife and daughter.
Sean is a Founding Partner at Triad Real Estate Partners. He has close to 15 years of experience selling investment real estate, both in Chicago and throughout the country. Before starting Triad, Sean was a Senior Associate at Marcus & Millichap. As a Director of its National Multi Housing Group, He concentrated his efforts on selling apartment properties on the north side of Chicago and in several tertiary markets throughout The Midwest. He has also serviced his clients by diversifying their real estate investment portfolios and helping facilitate their 1031 Exchanges into other product types, including Single-Tenant and Multi-Tenant Retail, Office, and Industrial Investments. Sean has brokered the sale of more than $900 million of investment property, in over 175 transactions, including over 9,000 apartment and student housing units.
Sean has a BA from Boston College and is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin. In his spare time, he enjoys being a Dad, writing, traveling and playing golf.
Ryan is a Founding Partner at Triad Real Estate Partners. He began his career at Marcus & Millichap, focusing on selling multi-family and student housing properties in Chicago, throughout Illinois and the greater Midwest. He went on to work at Binswanger where he grew that firm’s multi-family business while working extensively on office and industrial transactions. Since 2010 he has focused almost exclusively on student housing and now heads up Triad’s efforts in that space. Recognized as a leader in the industry, he has been a speaker at the Interface Student Housing Conference, the Real Estate Journals Student Housing Summit and the Real Estate People Student Housing Real Estate Summit.
Ryan has a BA from the University of Michigan and is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Illinois and Michigan. After living in Chicago for 9 years, Ryan moved to Ann Arbor, MI in 2014 and started the Michigan office of Triad in 2015. Ryan enjoys running, traveling, boating, softball and Detroit sports.
Nick serves as the Director of Marketing & Design for the team. While attending Illinois State University, Nick was the Ad Production Manager for the school newspaper, The Daily Vidette. Managing a team of eight designers and working hand in hand with the Ad Sales Manager, he won 1st Place Best Newspaper Marketing/Promotion CNBAM 2010–2011: goblono.com & 1st Place Best Printed Rate Card/Media Kit CNBAM 2010–2011. Graduating in 2011, Nick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design. Upon graduating he began his career as a Chicago based freelance designer through nickgriffindesign.com, focusing on brand identity & logo design. Shortly after, he joined the #1 golf accessory company in the country, Golf Gifts & Gallery™, as the in-house and package designer.
Specializing in identity & branding, print design, web design, package design and typography, he has implemented his skills to re-brand our company and design this website you are currently viewing.
Dane is the Director of Research & Analytics at Triad Real Estate Partners. After earning a BA from the University of Michigan in 2007, he relocated to San Francisco, California. While in San Francisco, he managed the day-to-day operations of the Royal Exchange, a well established Financial District institution since 1972. Following almost five successful years on the West Coast, Dane decided to return to the Midwest in order to be closer to his family. He began working for Triad Real Estate Partners in February 2013.
Dane spent his first fourteen years in Ballarat, Australia, before moving to Kalamazoo, Michigan and attending high school there. His formative years instilled him with a curiosity and appreciation for other cultures and he is an avid traveller, having visited more than twenty countries. He also enjoys writing, reading, and spending time with his far-flung family.
Michael is a National Director of Student Housing at Triad Real Estate Partners. He brings nearly 30 years of real estate experience to the table, most recently as an independent student housing broker with MAO Realty Advisors, LLC. He has completed over $100 million in real estate transactions across all asset types with a focus on off-market student housing assets and development sites. He is based in the Ann Arbor office and works with Ryan Tobias, head of Triad’s national student housing group, on student housing transactions across the country, predominantly in the Southeast and East Coast.
Michael is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Michigan and a resident of the Detroit area. He enjoys golf, traveling with family and following Detroit and Michigan sports.