Ryan Fanelli

Senior Vice President | Partner

Corporate Responsibilities

As a Senior Vice President and Partner for Commonwealth Commercial, Ryan focuses on the buying and selling of land for commercial and residential development. Additionally, Ryan assists clients with the acquisition and disposition of income producing assets. Clients include local and national firms with transactions across the southeast.

Practice Areas

› Development Sites for Mixed Use and Residential Development

› Multifamily and Senior Housing Sales and Development

› Income Property Sales and Acquisition


Ryan began his career with NVR/Ryan Homes in 2001. With experience in construction, sales and land project management, Ryan focused on land acquisition in the Richmond and Hampton Roads region. He originated $200M in land acquisition from 2005-2013. Ryan led the expansion of Ryan Homes in Hampton Roads from its start in 2006 to become the #1 homebuilder in the region in 2013. Prior to joining NVR, Ryan also spent time at Edens & Avant and Burroughs & Chapin Companies.


Bachelor of Arts degree from Furman University with a major in Business



› Virginia Real Estate License

› Served in leadership positions with organizations including ULI and Peninsula Homebuilders Association.