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Ryan B. Dietz

  • Lecturer, Real Estate Program
B403 Amos Hall


Ryan Dietz is a faculty member in the Real Estate Program at the Terry College of Business at the University Georgia.  His primary expertise is in real estate development and commercial real estate investment.

Outside of academia, Dietz has over a decade of professional work experience in real estate development. He is a long-time member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he sits on the national Urban Revitalization Product Council.


  • MBA, Real Estate, Florida State University
  • BS, Finance with Real Estate Option, Missouri State University

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • UGA Student Career Success Influencer Award 2022 and 2023 (awarded 2023-2024)
  • Terry Teaching Innovation Grant (2021)
  • UGA Teaching Academy Fellows Program (2021-2022)


UGA Team Advisor – Villanova Real Estate Challenge – 2022-2024

UGA Team Advisor – Cornell Real Estate Competition 2022

Prior Professional Positions

  • Professor of Practice, Clemson University
  • Director, Florida State University - Real Estate Center