Welcome to the Board Ryan Green

Ryan C. Green

Friends of the Chicago River is pleased to welcome Ryan C. Green, chief investment and administrative officer at DL3 Realty, to Friends' Board of Directors. An alumnus of the University of Chicago Law School and Emory University, Green has expertise in real estate, business, finance, dispute resolution and strategy, and experience advising institutional investors, Fortune 500 companies, real estate developers, universities, lenders, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. 

"I am truly inspired by the progress that Friends of the Chicago River has made over the years to clean up and transform the River into a broadly-valued community asset for all life forms - people, plants and animals," Green said. "I am humbled and energized by the opportunity to join this organization of changemakers committed to promoting the recognition and appreciation of biodiversity and elevating the role of nature in our modern urban jungle."

Green also serves as a member of the Chicago Central Area Committee's Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative; Business Leadership Council; Lambda Alpha International, Ely Chicago Chapter; and as a mentor at the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago.