Ryland Homes was founded by James Ryan in 1967 and since has built more than 275,000 homes in 28 cities across the country. The company went public in 1971 and moved from the American Stock Exchange to the NYSE in 1983 trading under the ticker symbol RYL. In 2007 Ryland Homes celebrated 40 years in business and currently ranks 10th amongst the top builders in the country.
Ryland Homes formed the Ryland Mortgage Company in 1978 to help customers finance their home purchases. Throughout the 1980s The Ryland Group also expanded its services by adding several other services to the company such as Ryland Insurance, Ryland Escrow and Ryland Title.
Ryland builds homes in 17 states in 25 markets across the continental United States including California, Arizona, Nevada and Florida. Ryland home builds everything from single-family homes to condominium homes with spec homes available for immediate move-in. “You can tell a lot about a company by looking into its history. Look into ours and you’ll find that we’ve built more than 275,000 homes across the country since 1967. That says quite a bit about the trust so many families have put in us over the years and how hard we’ve worked to earn it. Our constant aim is to deliver quality, value and an enjoyable customer experience with every home we build.” – R. Chad Dreier, Ryland Chairman, President and CEO
Quick Facts About Centex Homes
CEO – Chad Dreier
Corporate Office – Calabasas, California
2009 Revenue: 1.9 billion
2008 Earnings: (loss) 400 million
Reach: 25 states