BIOS – MANAGEMENT
Ryan Colbert, Co-Founder, Managing Member
Mr. Colbert is Co-Founder & Managing Member of Inception Investors with primary responsibility for risk management, investment strategy, transaction sourcing, and operations oversight.
Mr. Colbert is responsible for the sourcing, underwriting and execution of Inception Investor’s transactions focusing on new investments in the Tri-state area. Mr. Colbert has over 15 years of institutional real estate equity investment experience in both domestic & international markets and has acquired over $2 billion worth of commercial real estate. His experience includes investments in distressed real estate & note purchases, recapitalizations, JV partner buy-outs and direct secondary investing across all major asset classes.
Mr. Colbert was a Director at Madison Marquette and formerly a Vice President at the Lightstone Group, one of the nation’s largest real estate investment firms. While at Madison Marquette, he closed over $400 million of multifamily, office and retail acquisitions. While at the Lightstone Group, he was responsible for rebuilding the firm’s hospitality portfolio as well as expanding its existing multifamily portfolio, closing over $100 million of acquisitions during his tenure. Prior to joining Lightstone Group, Mr. Colbert was a member of the investment team at Madison International Realty, a real estate private equity firm focused on the acquisition of direct secondary’s and structured equity investments. While at Madison International Realty he was involved in the recapitalization of over $200 million of real estate.
Mr. Colbert completed his dual-undergraduate degree in Political Science & Finance with minors in German Studies & Law at Cornell University.