About Us


Ryan Zarzour, CIO

Ryan Zarzour


Ryan manages the company’s investment strategy and capital stack. Prior to forming Zarzour Companies with Matt and Gaines, Ryan was an investment analyst with Carroll Organization in Atlanta, a fully integrated real estate investment company focused on acquiring and managing high quality multifamily properties. Ryan attended the University of Alabama where he received an undergraduate degree in Commerce and Business Administration, as well as an MBA in Corporate Finance and Real Estate.

In his career, Ryan has been involved in over $530,000,000 in multifamily, office and retail transactions across the southeast.

Matt Zarzour, CEO

Matt Zarzour


As principal of Zarzour Co, Matt oversees the day to day operation of the company. He brings extensive background in Net Lease Brokerage, Tenant Representation, and Site Selection to Zarzour Co. Prior to Zarzour Co. Matt was the Managing Director of Monarch Group Real Estate, where he was responsible for over $200,000,000 in commercial transactions across the country.

Born and raised in Mobile, AL, Matt attended the University of Alabama. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Consumer Marketing. Matt also attended the University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business and received his MBA in Real Estate Finance.

Gaines Zarzour, COO

Gaines Zarzour


Gaines brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the Z Co. team. Before joining Z Co. in January of 2017, he spent 6 years serving as Bellator Real Estate’s Associate Director for their commercial division. He specializes in commercial brokerage, site selection, and development.

Gaines attended the University of Alabama, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing in 2010. Gaines is a long standing member of the Fuse Project, a philanthropy benefiting youth in the Mobile area. He is an outdoors enthusiast, particularly fishing and hunting.