Ryan Hanks started Madison Capital Group in 2009 with the purpose of creating an opportunistic real estate venture that would seek opportunistic returns in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast region. He subsequently founded Go Store It in 2013—Madison’s wholly-owned self-storage operating company and acquisition and development platform—and is responsible for overseeing its investment and operating strategy.
Mr. Hanks has 20 years of real estate experience acquiring and developing apartment communities and storage facilities and has been involved in more than $5 billion in commercial real estate transactions.
Mr. Hanks was previously with Apartment Realty Advisors, the nation’s second largest apartment brokerage firm specializing in the disposition of multifamily communities on behalf of private and institutional investors. Prior to Apartment Realty Advisors, Mr. Hanks served as Vice President of Development and Acquisitions for a public company that specialized in the ownership, management, and development of multifamily communities across the Country, and was responsible for sourcing investment and development opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.
Mr. Hanks is a member of the Charlotte Apartment Association, Urban Land Institute, National Multi-Housing Council, and Self-Storage Association. Mr. Hanks attended Liberty University to study Business Administration.
Neil is responsible for sourcing opportunities in our target markets. Before joining MCG Neil was with CBRE, where he was in charge of all storage investments sales in the Southeast region. Through this experience, Neil got to know several owners and operators of storage assets throughout the U.S. Before that, Neil was a VP with Spectrum Properties responsible for the development and leasing of office projects in the Nashville market. Neil received his BS in Business from Sewanee, The University of the South.