John Ryan obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a concentration in appraisal and finance. Mr. Ryan has worked on many property types including agricultural, commercial, industrial, eminent domain, and conservation easements. John holds the license of Certified General Real Estate Appraiser with the State of California.

All appraisal course work and continuing education has been completed through the Appraisal Institute and the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. John is also a Candidate for Designation with the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Ryan spends time away from work trying to lower his golf handicap.


Kent Hume graduated in 1996 with a degree in history from Oklahoma State University. He became involved in the real estate profession when he moved to Oklahoma City where he researched and reported on local commercial real estate activity for various clients.

He returned to California in March 2002 and joined Ryan & Associates as a commercial real estate appraiser. Kent holds the license of General Certified Real Estate Appraiser with the State of California.

He is married to his wife Casey and has interests in dogs, hunting, fishing and traveling with his wife to various wine regions in California and abroad.


Robin Thompson is the Executive Assistant for John Ryan. Robin is instrumental to the Ryan Appraisal Team handling all office management, appraisal report publication and all day to day business matters.

When not working, Robin enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters camping, hiking and boating in our beautiful state.

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