Ryan Erstad


Ryan is an Owners’ Representative for Rocky Mountain Companies, where he handles site selection, feasibility studies, design development, project entitlement, and building construction for a variety of build-to-suit clients. He brings to his work a passion for logistics and a love of straightforward, yet elegant solutions. Prior to his time in commercial development, he worked for CM Company, Inc., a local construction manager and general contractor, overseeing projects in both the public and private sectors.  He is a licensed architect, holding both Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from the University of Idaho.

Having spent nearly all his life in Boise, Ryan is passionate about making sure it continues be the amazing place where he grew up. He sits on the City of Boise Design Review Committee, is an active member of the Downtown Boise Rotary Club, and serves as a member of the advisory board to Y Camp at Horsethief Reservoir

Outside of work and volunteering, Ryan enjoys Boise’s incredible mix of outdoor access and diverse cultural institutions.  He looks forward to the distant day that he and his wife can take their kids hiking in the morning and to the Shakespeare Festival that night.  Ryan was confirmed by the Boise City Council as a CCDC Commissioner on March 1, 2022, for a standard five-year term ending in March 2027. He was appointed by Mayor Lauren McLean.