Founder and CEO
Dan Ryan is more than a logo for Dan Ryan Builders and DRB Enterprises, Inc. His involvement in the operations of the multiple entities continues to guide the course of the companies’ successes. Dan’s Uncle Edward founded Ryan Homes and his father, Jim, founded Ryland Homes. Dan says, “Homebuilding, it’s in my blood, it’s what we Ryans do.” In 1990, Dan, already a successful businessman, left Ryan Homes and founded Dan Ryan Builders. Pioneering in markets untapped by the big public builders, Dan built his company into the well respected business it is today.

Dan is well known in the Frederick area not only for his homebuilding but for his philanthropic contributions. Each of the Dan Ryan Builder’s divisions gets involved locally in the schools, charities, associations and overall community. This grass roots approach to business has been welcomed in every area where we build and differentiates Dan Ryan Builders from the competition. Dan's commitment to being involved in the communities where he builds has landed him the prestigious Hearthstone Builder Humanitarian Award in May of 2015. Dan is a resident of Frederick County, Maryland where he is actively involved in the community today.



President and COO
A recognized leader in homebuilding, Ronny Salameh is known for his business acumen and forward thinking vision of homebuilding. He brings a unique blend of over 25 years of National Homebuilding experience along with strong leadership skills to the Dan Ryan Builders organization. This combined with his vast knowledge of operations, especially new home construction and land acquisition in the Mid-Atlantic Region has caused Dan Ryan to call Ronny a “pivotal hire” for Dan Ryan Builders.

Once a Top 5 National Homebuilder Executive and now President of the #28 Builder overall and #9 Private Builder in the Nation, Ronny oversees the company’s profit centers, corporate leadership team, planning and strategy. His leadership has helped grow the organization to over 2,000 units with additional expansion planned. A Montgomery County, Maryland native, Ronny resides in Rockville, Maryland.



Paul has been with Dan Ryan Builders since 2005 and has been instrumental in deleveraging the balance sheet so that Dan Ryan Builders remains capital rich. His background as a CPA in a public accounting firm gave him a great foundation for transitioning into homebuilding. He spent eight years with Ausherman Homes a local, private homebuilder as CFO and helped Ausherman sell the company to Drees Homes.

Paul is no stranger to complex financial transactions involving multiple banks and joint venture opportunities. He is much more than just a CFO, working closely with Dan and Ronny, he helps shape and mold the land acquisitions and strategic partnerships of the company. Paul lives in Frederick County, Maryland.



South Region President
Edwin has held several key operation positions for Top 5 National Homebuilders prior to his Division President role with Dan Ryan Builders. In 2011, he took over the Raleigh Division and grew the division from 17th in the market to the #1 Private Homebuilder, #1 Townhome builder and #3 Overall Builder in a highly competitive market.  His dynamic personality and leadership created operational efficiencies in the Raleigh division that made it the measuring stick for our other markets. In 2016, Edwin was named South Region President and oversees the Raleigh, NC; Greenville and Charleston, SC markets to continue efficient and profitable growth in the South region.