Ryan Hessing joined Fort Capital in December 2019, bringing 10 years of accounting and finance experience with 6 years of real estate investment experience. Ryan oversees Fort Capital’s accounting and finance functions, including financial reporting, investor reporting, and debt and equity deal structuring. He is also a member of Fort Capital’s Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Fort Capital, Ryan worked in EY’s Transaction Advisory Services group where he led teams providing merger and acquisition advisory services to private equity and strategic investors focused on the real estate, hospitality, and construction industries. Transactions included asset-level acquisitions and divestitures as well as operating platforms. Ryan has advised clients on transactions with enterprise values ranging from $50 million to over $6 billion. Previously, Ryan worked in the Transaction Advisory Groups of Duff and Phelps and KPMG providing merger and acquisitions advisory services. Ryan also spent time working for a high net worth family in Fort Worth, TX where he advised management teams of companies owned by the family, identified high risk areas of the business, and developed and implemented operational and financial strategies to improve overall performance.
Ryan graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting and a Master in Accounting from Texas Christian University. Ryan is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas. Ryan lives in Fort Worth with his wife, Natalie, and their daughter, Mimi.