Ryan Williams founded the next generation real estate investment platform Cadre in 2014. Cadre is an online marketplace that provides institutions and individuals access to previously inaccessible quality real estate and alternative investment opportunities. The platform enables transparent investing and provides investors unique liquidity opportunities, through the first of its kind secondary marketplace. In addition, Cadre’s platform supports more than $1.5Bn in assets under management and has closed dozens of secondary transactions through its online platform. Cadre is backed by investors such as Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, Ford Foundation, Harvard Management Company, Khosla Ventures, Thrive Capital, General Catalyst, and others. Prior to founding Cadre, Ryan worked at The Blackstone Group in its real estate private equity division where he was involved in over $3Bn in transactions across multiple asset classes. Prior to Blackstone, Ryan worked at Goldman Sachs in its technology, media, and telecom group. Ryan holds a BA from Harvard College.