Ryan P. McCormick
Senior Vice President & Counsel, The Real Estate Roundtable
Ryan McCormick is Senior Vice President and Counsel at The Real Estate Roundtable, where he oversees tax policy activities. The Real Estate Roundtable brings together leaders of the nation's top real estate ownership, development, lending and management firms and leaders of major national real estate trade associations to jointly address key national policy issues. At the Roundtable, Ryan created and directs the Real Estate Research Consortium, which commissions and supports academic and outside economic research on real estate taxation. Ryan joined the Roundtable in 2013 after serving nearly 11 years in the U.S. Senate as a tax and economic policy advisor for Senators Daniel Patrick Moynihan, John Kerry, Joseph Lieberman, Bob Graham, and Bill Nelson. He also served as Staff Director of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth. As staff director, Ryan guided and oversaw all aspects of the subcommittee's activities, including bipartisan hearings on tax reform and tax policy matters. Previously, Ryan practiced tax law at Miller & Chevalier in Washington, D.C., the oldest tax law firm in the country. He is a graduate of Georgetown University (BS); Sciences-Po in Paris, France (CIEP); and the University of Texas School of Law (JD). From 2000 to 2001, Ryan researched tax reform in West Africa as a Fulbright Scholar.