Our Team

Operating Principal / Principal Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon and Washington
Direct. 503.343.1666
E-Mail. Info@TheRianGroup.com

Aaron Rian is one of the most well known and successful real estate agents in Oregon and Washington. Specializing in the Portland and SW Washington Luxury Housing Market. Aaron’s clientele consist mostly of athletes, corporate executives and high net worth individuals from around the world.

Aaron was born and raised in the Portland area, where he continues to live to this day. His extensive firsthand knowledge of the area gives him a powerful perspective on its most advantageous real estate opportunities, which brings immense value to his clients.

That in turn has brought Aaron top-level recognition of the excellence of his work. In his five-plus years as a real estate agent, he has been a Top One Percent Portland Metro Realtor and a Multi-Million Dollar Sales Producer. Aaron also won back-to-back “Top Real Estate Agent” awards from the Portland Monthly magazine in 2011 and 2012, and was recently added to the “Registry of Business Excellence™” by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals organization.

Aaron has also begun to make his mark as a thought leader in the American real estate industry. He has appeared in such national publications as “USA Today” and “The Wall Street Journal,” and was recently featured in “Top Agent Magazine.” His first book, “Out Front: The Art of Closing a Deal,” was sold on Amazon.com and made the best selling authors list.

Aaron and his team are on track to close over 199 transactions with a value of nearly 66 million dollars in volume in 2012.


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Principal Broker
Licensed in Oregon and Washington
Direct. 503.328.9335 / 360.255.7551  Ext. 9113
E-Mail. Paul@TheRianGroup.com

Paul brings to the Rian Group over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry  (over 17 years as a Principal Broker or Branch Manager),  for some of the area’s largest companies.  Paul has also served the local Real Estate industry as a member of the Board of Directors of the Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors, the Oregon Real Estate Association,  and was a vice president of PMAR.

Paul was raised in Portland, and has lived in the Metro Area all his life, giving him a thorough knowledge of the area.  In his leisure time, Paul enjoys gardening and fishing.

Prior to entering the Real Estate industry, Paul managed grocery stores for some of the largest retailers in the state before buying and operating his own store for ten years.

Paul is dedicated to helping The Rian Group grow and continue to be operated in the most professional manner.


Michael Buck The Rian GroupMIKE BUCK
Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon and Washington
Direct. 503.328.9335 / 360.255.7551  Ext. 9115
E-Mail. Mike@TheRianGroup.com

Mike has a strong background in finance and sales that he utilizes to succeed in the real estate industry. He has a great understanding of the local demographic and current market trends that he uses to his advantage in securing the best possible offers for his clients.

Being born in Portland and growing up in Vancouver, Mike is a NW Sports enthusiast. He is a Blazers, Seahawks, Mariners and Ducks honk! Mike loves to stay active by weight training, running, and hiking. He believes that it’s a great way to challenge yourself both physically and mentally; obtaining self discipline, motivation and confidence in the process.

Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon
Direct. 503.328.9335  Ext. 9112
E-Mail. Bryan@TheRianGroup.com

Bryan is the Rian Group’s Lead Buyers Broker Specialist. Bryan is a property pricing expert. Bryan specializes in helping his clients find the property of their dreams regardless of price range or area.

Bryan has a strong background in operational management in the Financial Services industry and has held sales and marketing positions in the financial services and technical industries prior to entering the real estate business.

As a Lead buyers agent with The Rian Group, Bryan has one of the most aggressive property search systems giving his clients access to properties instantly as they hit the marketplace. Bryan is also an expert negotiator and specializes at getting his clients the best price regardless of the area.

Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon
Direct. 503.328-9335  Ext. 9126
E-Mail. Andy@TheRianGroup.com

Andy joins The Rian Group with extensive experience in the finance and customer service industry. Leveraging his skill set, and his passion for real estate, he has been able to help clients reach their goals and maximize value. Andy was born and raised in the Portland metropolitan area, and with that has an expert knowledge of the local demographic.

Andy is An avid traveler, and loves to experience new cultures. Being raised in the Pacific Northwest has had a profound impact on his love for the outdoors. He played rugby all throughout college, and loves the competitive nature of the game. ___________________________________________________________________________

Operations Manager/Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon
Direct. 503.328.9335 Ext. 9130
Email. Kim@TheRianGroup.com

Kim brings 10 years of office work and then six years of real estate experience to the team. She has worked as a transaction coordinator both in listings and selling, calmly but diligently, helping clients through the often complex process of a sale or purchase.  As the market changed Kim changed with it.  She learned how to work with bank-owned properties and has spent extensive time working with Short sales and other more technical transactions. She acquired her Oregon Real Estate license in May of 2010. This has allowed Kim to move from just the documentation side to actual onsite property involvement. She has scheduled and worked with many vendors assigned to inspect, appraise or make repairs to customer properties.  Kim’s love for organization and detail combined with her passion for customer service, offer customers a great resource in their real estate experience.

Kim has lived in Oregon most of her life. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, bike riding, walking and DYI home improvement.

Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Washington and Oregon
Direct. 360.255.7551 Ext. 9118
Email. Ken@TheRianGroup.com

Ken has expertise in purchasing, sales and financial management that allow him to identify the most acute needs of his clients. His extensive background provides precision negotiation tactics in the buying process for a wide-ranging client base. Ken achieves the highest level of satisfaction by creating a comfortable and confident experience while maximizing value for the buyer.

Ken is in love with the NW spending most of his time on Mt. Hood or at one of the many gorgeous rivers. He believes is giving back to his community through volunteering and coaches volleyball at a local high school.

Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon
Direct. 503.328.9335 Ext. 9121
Email. Troy@TheRianGroup.com

Troy joins The Rian Group to further explore his passion for real estate. He brings an extensive sales and communication background, as well as a general understanding of the market. His enthusiasm, strong work ethic, and great negotiating skills make him a excellent fit for our team.

Troy grew up in Denver, Colorado and moved to the Pacific Northwest to explore a new part of the country. His love for the outdoors make Portland an excellent fit. He enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, camping, and exploring all the NW has to offer.


Real Estate Broker
Licensed in Oregon
Direct. 503.328.9335 Ext. 9122
Email. Candilyn@TheRianGroup.com

Candilyn has 15 plus years experience in Finance., Sales., and customer satisfaction. Coming from a high demanding but very rewarding industry, Candilyn looks so forward to helping the clients of the Rian Group not only to achieve their dream home, but to make sure their experience is as smooth and easy transaction as possible. With the extreme professional background she holds and the knowledge of large corporate negotiations and acquisitions, you can feel confident you are working with the best of the best. In her off time Candilyn can be found spending time volunteering, community fund raising, and loves to sneak away to the gorgeous golf courses in the Portland area. She looks so forward to working with you.