Downtown Arlington
Apr 01, 2021
Ryan Dodson - Pres., Development & Acquisitions
Downtown Arlington

Ryan Dodson is President of Development & Acquisitions and managing partner of Dodson Commercial Real
Estate. His roles include feasibility, entitlement, acquisitions, capitalization, and development management. Ryan
began his Real estate career in the early 2000’s developing small residential subdivisions and putting together a
variety of value-add investments. He has since grown Dodson into a prominent developer and investor of high
quality commercial real estate throughout North Texas. Ryan graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1999
with a bachelor degree in Journalism & Public Relations. Ryan is past chair of Downtown Arlington Management
Corporation, and currently sits on the executive committee. He served 8 years on the City of Mansfield Planning &
Zoning commission, and two years as Vice Chairman. Previously Ryan served for 10 years as a board member of
Arlington Children’s Toys, Inc. Recently, Ryan was invited to join the North Texas Chapter of the Urban Land
Institutes small scale development forum. Ryan lives in Fort Worth with his wife Jessica and their three children.