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C.V. – Curriculum Vitae

Michael K. Ryan, President
CastleLyons Corporation


University Of Southern California – Masters In Business Administration, Real Estate

California State University Of Fullerton – Bachelor of Arts in Marketing


California State Broker’s License – License No. 1364253
Hawaii State Broker’s License – License No. 21798
California State Contractor’s License (B-1) – License No. 321645 & No. 728955


United States Navy – Aft Catapult Crew, 1965–1967
Tonkin Gulf, Vietnam
Honorable Discharge

Summary Of Qualifications

I have forty-five-plus years of firsthand experience in the real estate Industry.  Career-wise have (i) acquired and entitled over 40,000 lots, (ii) developed over 3,500 lots, (iii) built 1,000-plus homes, (iv) constructed over 25 projects as a General Contractor, (v) brokered $350,000,000 of real estate and (vi) ran Divisions for privately and publicly-held realty companies.


As President of CastleLyons Corporation for the past 25-plus years, I have provided brokerage and consulting services to investors, property owners, developers, merchant homebuilders and litigators.  In some cases, have acquired, entitled and built-out residential projects.  Additionally, provide real estate expert witness testimony in a variety of areas of expertise to the legal community.


Previous employment includes: (i) Vice President of Forward Planning and Development for a NYSE national real estate development and homebuilding company, (ii) Vice President of Development for a joint venture between Bedford Properties and Kaiser Etna, the largest landowners in the City of Temecula, CA. and (iii) Vice President for DAON Corporation, at the time the largest development company in North America. While at DAON, I was in charge of their San Diego Division managing three significant assets; La Costa, ShadowRidge and Miramar Ranch North.  These assets totaled over 7,000 acres and about 20,000 potential residential units plus support commercial and industrial land.  Lastly, worked for two privately-held Southern California homebuilders preceded by employment, upon graduation from USC, with a nationally recognized real estate consulting firm.


As a real estate expert witness I have performed expert services in Southern and Central California and in the States of Hawaii, Oregon, Colorado, Utah, Oklahoma and Montana.

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