The Opus Group® Announces Ryan Carlie Joins St. Louis Office as Real Estate Manager


​ST. LOUIS – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today the addition of Ryan Carlie as real estate manager of Opus Development Company, L.L.C.’s St. Louis office.

Carlie has quickly become a respected member of St. Louis’ commercial real estate community, with extensive experience in real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions, brokerage and leasing. In his new role, Carlie will assist in executing ongoing student housing and mixed-use projects, as well as pursue new industrial, office, and retail projects in the St. Louis and greater Missouri markets, supporting Opus Development Company L.L.C.’s new business and development efforts in the area.

“We’re thrilled to bring Ryan on board in St. Louis,” said Joe Downs, senior director of real estate development at Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “His proven talent for deal making, strong relationships in St. Louis and understanding of the greater Missouri landscape will be great assets to Opus as we seek to grow our presence in the area.”

Carlie was most recently a senior associate at JLL in St. Louis. Carlie’s experience also includes tenures with Hutkin Development Company and Cozad Commercial Real Estate, Ltd. where he served in sales and leasing roles.

Carlie graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in finance and banking, and an emphasis in real estate. Carlie is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Missouri Association of Realtors and the St. Louis Association of Realtors Commercial Division. He also serves on the young professional committee for Rainbow Village, an organization that provides homes for people with developmental disabilities in the greater St. Louis area.

About The Opus Group
The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team with expertise in development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and its operating subsidiaries: Opus Development Company, L.L.C., Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. Specializing in office, industrial, retail, institutional, residential and government projects, The Opus Group has broad capabilities, deep experience and a proven design-build model that delivers solutions for customers on time and on budget. For more information, visit and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.