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About Us

We’ve earned our reputation as Manhattan’s realtor by putting 50 years of experience to work for our clients every day. We know Manhattan and we know real estate. Three generations of the Ryan family built this agency based on values we were raised with — honesty, trust and service. Our experience and approach enables us to find the right homes and to get the deal done. Our clients become a part of our family — and, with us, family always comes first. 

  • We are all full time realtors dedicated to finding your family home in the Manhattan community.
  • We guide our clients through the home-selling process, providing education and direction with every step.

  • Our technology allows to have instant access to all listings in our community.

  • Our agents are available around the clock via company call, email and text.
  • You can count on us to guide you through all the processes that becoming a new homeowner requires. We’re diligent when it comes to home inspections, financing needs and more

  • We’re a experienced, traditional firm that will work diligently to earn your trust everyday.

  • We deal with a variety of properties including building lots, pre-owned properties, new home construction, rental or income properties, and farm properties.
  • All of our agents are members of the Manhattan Association of Realtors, Kansas Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors.
  • We are centrally located in a professionally-designed office building with ample parking.

Meet Our Team

Jim

Jim Ryan

Jim Ryan joined the family firm in 1974, after graduating from Kansas State University in 1970. He was immediately employed by The Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Wichita. Since 1974, Jim has devoted his full time service to residential and farm real estate in the Manhattan area. He has served on the Manhattan Board of Realtors and has held numerous committee positions with the local board. Jim is also a member of the Kansas Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and hold the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation and is currently a member of Rotary International. He strives to provide excellent service. His wife is a nurse at a local doctors office. He is proud father of three children, all graduates of Kansas State University, and a proud grandfather of seven. Jim has a daughter that teaches in the Manhattan school district and a daughter who is a dentist in the Manhattan community.  Jim was recently awarded Realtor Emeritus Status by the National Association of Realtors.

Phone 785-776-1213Contact Jim
Jack

Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kansas State University in 1974. He has been a member of the firm since 1975, celebrating over 40 years of real estate. He is a broker who is a member of the Kansas Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and holds the designation of Certified Residential Specialist (CRS). Jack has two sons who are graduates of Kansas State University and a wife who taught in the Manhattan public school system. Jack is a proud grandparent of three. Jack has past involvement with numerous community boards, to include Manhattan Arts Council, McCain Development Board, the Beach Museum of Arts Board, and Historic District Review Board.  Jack is an active member of Rotary International and presently serves on the Kansas State University Cancer Research Board with the Division of Biology. Jack knows Manhattan and its people well.

Phone 785-313-0455Contact Jack
Phil

Phil Ryan

Phil received his Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Minor in Business from Kansas State University in 2004. Phil is a member of the Manhattan Konza Rotary Club, the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, and serves as the advisor for Theta Xi Fraternity at Kansas State University. He is also a member of the Kansas Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Phil currently sits on the board of the Manhattan Association of Realtors as its Director. Phil begins the third generation of Ryan family realtors to work at Ryan and Sons, LLC and looks to continue to provide the same great customer service that his grandfather started over 50 years ago. He has been married for 11 years to his wife Arika who graduated from Kansas State in 2005. Phil has a six year old son, Kelby, and a two year old son, Kason. He is a lifelong Manhattan resident and knows Manhattan and the surrounding communities very well.

Phone 785-564-0295Contact Phil
Jeff

Jeff Pfannenstiel

Jeff is a 1998 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing and International Business. Prior to joining Ryan & Sons in 2012, Jeff spent six years employed with the KSU Foundation within the Annual Giving and Student Life Programs department. Additional past professional experience includes advertising and marketing for two well-respected Kansas City-area advertising agencies, and Manhattan small business ownership. Jeff most recently served as the President of the Manhattan Association of Realtors in 2016, is a member of the Manhattan Association of Realtors, member and past-president of the Manhattan Konza Rotary Club, a 2008 Leadership Manhattan graduate, and remains active in numerous boards within the community. Jeff works to continue the family tradition at Ryan & Sons Realtors; his wife, Jill, is the daughter of Ryan & Sons co-owner, James Ryan, Jr.  Jeff is the proud parent of two sons, Cooper and Cameron.

Phone 785-556-0266Contact Jeff
Jan

Jan Connizzo

Jan earned her bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in Business Administration with and emphasis in Human Resource Management. She served for five years as Executive Director of Shepherd Crossing, a local not-for-profit  organization helping the less fortunate of Manhattan with rent, utilities and prescription medication. She has served on various local boards over the years and enjoys volunteering at her church. Jan has been married to her husband Jim for 37 years, whom has been with Danker Roofing for over 30 years. They are very proud of their three grown daughters Jamie, Christin and Ashley and two perfect grandchildren! Jan is currently a member of Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, additionally she is a member of the Manhattan, Kansas and National Association of Realtors.

Phone 785-313-2214Contact Jan

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Testimonials

We found Ryan and Sons to be very professional and customer service oriented – head and shoulders above anyone else, not just ending at the sale. Jack was very knowledgeable about the Manhattan area, introduced us to our home loan bank provider and guided us to furniture stores, restaurants and our son’s piano teacher. Jack provided us solutions to all aspects of the home buying process. We highly recommend Ryan and Sons for your home’s next sale.

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