Texas Tech University

Ryan Harden

President & Founder | RightQuest| Dallas, TX

Mr. Harden is President and Founder of RightQuest, a Dallas-based multifamily and mixed-use real estate company actively involved in real estate investments and development.  Mr. Harden founded RightQuest in 2008 and has since directly acquired, developed and managed over $400 million of multifamily, self-storage and commercial real estate assets. He has principally developed multifamily communities since 2004 successfully completing over 3,000 units with total capitalization value in excess of $260 million. In addition, Mr. Harden acted as Development Partner for a multi-million dollar urban self-storage fund until May of 2016 where he oversaw the development and construction of more than $100 million of ground-up urban self-storage projects in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.

Prior to founding RightQuest, Mr. Harden served as Vice President and Limited Partner at The PNL Companies, a Dallas-based real estate private equity and investment firm where he was responsible for development and asset management activities, including the $50 million redevelopment of the renowned Tandy Center in downtown Fort Worth, Texas which was redeveloped into what is now One and Two City Place. Mr. Harden began his career in commercial real estate with Lend Lease Mortgage Capital in 2002. He has acquired, developed, and managed over $500 million of real estate investments in his career.

Mr. Harden holds an MBA in Finance and a dual BBA in Real Estate Finance and Economics from Texas Tech University.  He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas and has served the North Texas Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) on the Partnership Forum and as a Programs Committee Member.  Mr. Harden currently lives in Plano Texas and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Natalie and three young children.  He and his family are members of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in Carrollton, Texas.

Ryan Harden