Ryan Heater owns and manages commercial, agricultural, residential, and development properties in California, Hawaii, and Iowa. Before founding Heater Properties in 2014, Ryan was a partner with Palmer Capital and specialized in real estate investment sales and the debt/equity placement. Prior to Palmer Capital, Ryan was asked to start and lead CBRE's Valuation and Advisory Services division in Honolulu, where he consulted with clients and banks and was engaged by developers and bankers to offer his expertise and advice on development projects, especially in New York City and Hawaii. He specializes in development feasibility and currently lives in midtown Sacramento. Ryan graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with degrees in Latin American studies and sociology, with a certificate in comparative and international development.