Ryan Huffman, CPM® - IREM Regional Vice President

Ryan Huffman, CPM

Ryan Huffman, CPM®
2020-2021 IREM Regional Vice President
Region 10 (IA, KS, MO, NE, ND, SD)
Cohen-Esrey Apartment Investors
Kansas City, MO

Ryan Huffman, CPM®, is the 2020-2021 regional vice president for IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) for Region 10, encompassing chapters in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Huffman is senior vice president and COO for the Cohen-Esrey family of companies and is the firm’s managing director of acquisitions through the firm’s multi-family investing arm. In this capacity, he actively manages the acquisition platform including locating, underwriting, capital partner cultivation, investor relations and closings for the firms growing portfolio. He has overseen the acquisition of over $500 Million of multi-family property in a multi-state area and is responsible for the delivery of Cohen-Esrey’s overall operating platforms and intercompany infrastructure support functions.

Huffman has served as a board member for IREM Kansas City chapter since 2011 and was the president of the board in 2018. He has received the CPM of the Year Award in 2014 and 2018 for IREM Kansas City, serves as a Governing Councilor for IREM, and served as a member of the IREM Federal Housing Advisory Board for the past 5 years including vice chair in 2018, and chair in 2019. He has also served as chairman of the board of PreservingUS, Inc., a 501(c)3 corporation since 2009.

A cum laude graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Huffman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with emphasis in the area of finance and banking. He also holds his real estate license in both Missouri and Kansas, is a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) through the National Council for Housing Management (NHCM) and holds a CPM (Certified Property Manager) designation through IREM.

Huffman is a member of the IREM Kansas City chapter.