Ryan Price, AICP

Chief Economist


Over the past 15 years, Ryan has honed his knowledge of Virginia’s economy and housing market in a variety of roles in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Ryan’s research focuses on housing market trends in Virginia, and the economic and demographic factors that move the market. Ryan is the Chief Economist for Virginia REALTORS®, leading our Research and Statistics Team. Prior to joining Virginia REALTORS®, he served as the President of research consulting firm LSA Planning, as an Urban Planner for the City of Alexandria, as a researcher at the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, and as a Financial Analyst at Freddie Mac, among other roles. Ryan received a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from Virginia Tech, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from James Madison University.

When he’s not providing research and analyses to our members, lawmakers, and the media, you can find Ryan traveling, snowboarding, or playing soccer with his sons. When asked about his food of choice, Ryan noted that he is a Taco Tuesday enthusiast.

Favorite Quote:

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw