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A career in commercial real estate has been a goal of mine since I was young. Childress Klein’s company wide experience and brand allows our team to consult and assist clients in their real estate strategy to make informed and appropriate business decisions. Our high touch and engagement creates a long standing, impactful relationship to drive long-term success for our clients in any market climate.

Ryan Thompson

Partner - Director of Brokerage Services
Charlotte, NC

Known for his incisive market expertise, Ryan’s primary focus is to deliver sophisticated and innovative real estate solutions to our 3rd party tenants in an ever-transforming market.

Acting in dual roles at Childress Klein as Division Partner and Director of Brokerage Services, Ryan leverages his problem-solving skills, personalized service approach, and broad market knowledge to provide exceptional team oversight. With an understanding of the local market and commitment to work closely with each client and identify their unique requirements, Ryan stands out for his second-to-none negotiation ability helping tenants avoid mistakes and finding them the right space.

During his tenure, Ryan has made significant contributions to our portfolio, successfully executing over 200 transactions totaling a remarkable transaction volume of over $160 million. His expertise in uncovering hidden market opportunities, providing expert negotiation assistance, and delivering honest and effective advice has established him as a highly sought-after market expert.

B.A., Business Management | University of Kentucky

Childress Klein
Brokerage Services Division, 2015 - Present

Computer Services Inc. Regulatory Compliance Group
Business Development Director, 2011 – 2015

Licensed Real Estate Broker (North Carolina & South Carolina)

Charlotte Regional Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR), Membership Committee Chair and Board Member, Leadership Class Committee Chair

Did you know?

I became a certified SCUBA diver at age 13 and have dove to over 100 feet deep, but my passion is golf.

Relevant Experience

InfoCenter Charlotte, NC
6,826 SF | Office

ODELL Associates, Inc. Charlotte, NC
8,000 SF | Office

Clark-Powell Associates, Inc. Multimarket
8,000 SF | Office, Industrial

Community Eye Care Charlotte, NC
14,000 SF | Office

Delta v Forensic Engineering, Inc. Multimarket
10,000 SF | Office, Industrial

Blumenthal Performing Arts Charlotte, NC
15,000 SF | Office

USI Insurance Charlotte, NC
15,672 SF | Office

Miles Mediation Multimarket
20,000 SF | Office

Childcare Resources Charlotte, NC
22,000 SF | Office

Wantman Group, Inc. Multimarket
130,000 SF | Office

Archroma U.S., Inc. Charlotte, NC
32,000 SF | Office

IntraPac International Corporation Multimarket
190,000 SF | Office, Industrial

Arrival Automotive Charlotte, NC 
851,000 SF | Office, Industrial

Evans General Contractors Charlotte, NC Office
Walbridge Charlotte, NC