As Director of Research, Ryan Tharp provides market analysis, economic and demographic research and analysis of market trends. He coordinates all local market reports, tracks economic trends and utilizes corporate analyses to support of new business development in North Texas. 


Ryan brings more than 10 years of economic development and local commercial real estate market expertise to Transwestern, with specialties in statistical production, evaluation of corporate data and forecasting.
Prior to joining Transwestern, he served as a research professional for Cushman & Wakefield's Dallas office, where he oversaw quarterly report production and developed new related products and services for brokers and clients. Previous experience includes research services at the Dallas Regional Chamber, developing publications, presentations and technology to elevate the organization's products to the community and clientele.


Ryan is a member of the Dallas Association of Business Economists and the Dallas/Fort Worth Real Estate Research Forum.


Ryan earned both his bachelor's degree in business economics and his master of science degree in applied economics from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.