Ryan Doherty AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal, Mixed Use, Retail & Housing Practice Leader


  • Bachelor of Architecture, UNC Charlotte
  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Clemson University


  • Registered architect in ten states
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

With more than 20 years in the industry, Ryan has established himself as an expert in creating and leading transformative award winning mixed-use, retail & housing projects. His forward-thinking approach and extensive experience helps keep his clients ahead of the curve with a design philosophy centered around the belief that successful developments are achieved through thoughtful design focusing on creating engaging experiences, connectivity, and a sense of place . He has led projects for hundreds of Retail branch locations, Mixed use, retail shopping center, and multifamily housing developments across the country. As a Principal of the firm, Ryan’s knowledge and passion are leveraged across many of Progressive AE’s environments, including workplace, housing, mixed-use developments, and community. In 2015, Ryan was name one of Charlotte’s 40 Under 40 by the Charlotte Business Journal.

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