Real estate investment has historically not been the most innovative space when it comes to using new technologies. But Cadre is aiming to change that. The firm uses predictive models and workflow tools to change the investment experience. It also aims to provide access to real estate investment opportunities previously unavailable to some investors.
In this episode, David Bodamer speaks with Ryan Williams, founder and CEO of Cadre, about the company’s goal to transform real estate investment and increase access through the use of technology. Williams also discusses his goal in using real estate investment to create economic opportunities in underserved communities.
About Our Guest:
Ryan Williams is the Founder and CEO of Cadre, a leading real estate technology platform that democratizes access to high-quality commercial real estate opportunities for individual and institutional investors. With ten years of experience in the industry, Ryan has a deep passion for leveraging data, technology, and innovation to transform the way people invest in real estate.
Under Ryan’s leadership, Cadre has achieved remarkable growth, scale, and impact. Cadre has closed over $5 billion in real estate transactions, generated a net annualized return of over 25% for its investors, and developed the industry’s first secondary marketplace for real estate investments. Cadre has also expanded its investor base to more than 50,000 accounts, and launched several new investment products and initiatives, including a fund focused on driving greater diversity and inclusion of operators in Cadre’s ecosystem program. Ryan’s mission is to empower more people to build wealth through real estate, and to make the asset class more transparent, efficient, and liquid.