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Ryan Cotton

Ryan Cotton

Mr. Cotton is a Partner and Head of Bain Capital Real Estate. He has been a key strategic advisor to and a member of Investment Committee of Bain Capital Real Estate since its founding in 2018. Mr. Cotton also remains a leader of Bain Capital Private Equity’s global Consumer vertical and has been responsible for many of the firm’s largest real estate transactions. He first joined the firm in 2003. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Cotton was a consultant at Bain & Company. Previously, he worked in baseball operations at the Boston Red Sox.


Mr. Cotton received an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was a Siebel Scholar, an Arjay Miller Scholar, and received the Alexander A. Robichek Award for Outstanding Achievement in Finance. He received an AB in Philosophy from Princeton University.