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Andrew Jeffery
Founding Partner

A San Francisco Bay Area native, Andrew is a GreyBrick founding partner and heads property acquisitions, due diligence and investment strategy for the company. For the past eight years, he has led the acquisition and successful repositioning of residential and commercial value add real estate in the Bay Area. In 2008, Andrew and Ryan Taylor founded Cirios Ventures, a real estate investment company which made direct real estate investments. Prior to founding Cirios and later GreyBrick, Andrew ran a residential term lending facility for The Winter Group in New York.

An avid trail runner and published author, Andrew is happiest out of doors or crawling around with a flashlight inside vacant buildings. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.


Ryan Taylor
Founding Partner

Ryan is a GreyBrick founding partner and heads operations, finance and capital markets for the company. Over the past eight years, Ryan has led construction projects that included seismic retrofits, full building renovations and extensive infill development. Ryan founded Cirios Ventures with Andrew Jeffery in 2008, where he built and oversaw the nationwide asset management group, working directly with institutional and boutique investors in residential real estate. Prior to founding Cirios and later GreyBrick, Ryan was head of property valuation for The Winter Group’s residential mortgage securitization platform.

Ryan is a loyal supporter of Arsenal F.C. and a proud father of two. He lives with his wife and children in San Francisco.