Ryaan Nizam


New York

(212) 453-3976

(212) 509-9492

Ryaan has represented investment groups, family offices, developers, and individuals in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions. Ryaan’s experience includes negotiating contracts of sale in connection with the acquisition and disposition of multifamily and mixed-use properties as well as negotiating various financing arrangements including construction loans, mezzanine financings, and preferred equity investments. Ryaan also has significant experience in commercial leasing, having represented both landlords and tenants in complex office, retail, and ground leases.

Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Ryaan spent several years as an associate at a boutique law firm in Manhattan.

Ryaan earned his bachelor’s degree from New York University and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School where he was a member of The Public Contract Law Journal.



  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2015
  • New York University, B.A., 2011
  • New York