Ryan Ray is responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships for Gordon Brothers. He works closely with asset-based lenders, private equity sponsors and corporate management teams to help them understand the underlying value of all types of assets, including inventory, machinery & equipment, intellectual property and real estate. With over 15 years of experience, Ryan has conducted more than 500 inventory appraisals of U.S. and Canadian companies in nearly every major commercial and industrial sector. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers in 2013, Ryan served as a senior manager at AccuVal Associates Inc. where he oversaw the Chicago and Canadian inventory valuation teams’ appraisal and analysis of commercial, industrial and retail assets. Previously, he was a financial analyst at Hilco Appraisal Services, LLC/Hilco Trading Inc., where he was responsible for performing all aspects of inventory appraisals, including the formulation of financial models, cost projections, and industry research for senior lenders and private equity funds. Ryan received his BS in finance from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He has also attended the Commercial Finance Association’s Inventory Valuation Workshop and Collateral Control Workshop and completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) coursework.
Supporting Illinois, Ohio, and Western Pennsylvania