Ryo Ishida is a Vice President at Lyric (www.lyric.com), which operate apartment-style hotels. Ryo heads up their West Coast division. Prior to joining Lyric, Ryo spent six years at Prudential Real Estate Investors, most recently responsible for the East Coast Development Group. Before Prudential, Ryo worked at Peter Linneman’s private equity group and also as a developer. Ryo serves on the boards of PRC and of Montgomery Advisors. Ryo is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Outside of work, he enjoys tennis, cycling, soccer and cooking Japanese food.