Apr 04, 2017

Atlanta, Georgia – Peak Campus, one of the nation’s leading student housing operators, announced today that the Company has hired Ryan Hand as Vice President of Business Development.  In his role, Ryan will be responsible for sourcing new business relationships for the company nationwide, and reports to Bob Clark, CEO of Peak Campus.

Ryan will be actively engaged with investors of all types, including institutional investors, pension and hedge fund managers, real estate holding companies, private equity firms, high net worth individuals, and asset managers working on behalf of these clients. In addition, Ryan serves as the executive client relationship manager for all of Peak’s existing external clients.

Prior to joining the company, he began his career as a Community Assistant at American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC).  After working in a number of corporate marketing positions, he continued his work in the industry as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Aspen Heights where he managed the brand, campaigns, and digital marketing for their 12,000-bed portfolio. Most recently, as the Head of Real Estate for, Ryan ran the US Operations for the company with an emphasis on developing relationships with real estate professionals across the globe.  Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Central Florida. 

“Ryan’s deep industry experience and passion for culture and meaningful relationships make him the perfect fit for Peak Campus and this role,” said Bob Clark, CEO of Peak Campus.  “We look forward to adding Ryan’s expertise to our seasoned executive leadership team.”  

About Peak Campus

Peak Campus, operating through a group of affiliated companies, is an institutional-grade property management and development company based in Atlanta, Georgia, focused exclusively on the student housing industry.  The companies' experienced professionals offer an unmatched ability to execute on strategies consistent with the goals and long term investment strategies of its partners.  The Companies have developed over 15,000 beds of purpose-built student housing, and currently manage over 52,000 beds, with a combined valuation of more than $3.0 billion for investors nationwide, making them the second largest private operator in the United States.  For more information about Peak Campus and its affiliates' full array of real estate solutions, please visit