Ryan A. Knowles, CLHMS At the youthful age of 24, Ryan Knowles has emerged as a rising star in the Bahamian real estate industry. In 2007, at the tender age of 19, Ryan achieved the notable honor of being the youngest licensed real estate agent in Bahamian history. In his first full year of practice, Ryan continued to demonstrate his natural talent for real estate and closed over $11M in sales. This outstanding performance placed him amidst seasoned agents in the top tier of Bahamian realtors. Since this auspicious start, Ryan has added other noteworthy accomplishments, including been awarded the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing in recognition of attaining knowledge, experience, and expertise in the fine home and estate market in The Bahamas. This designation places Ryan in the top 1% of all licensed agents in the U.S. and the Caribbean and symbolizes an ability to successfully meet the needs of affluent buyers and sellers. With a of goal of entering the corporate sector, Knowles studied ‘International Business' at St. Leo University in Florida. However, upon returning to the Bahamas, a meeting with another top performing Bahamian realtor changed the course of his occupational objectives. While unplanned, this shift in plans has allowed Ryan Knowles to discover his passion for real estate and to excel in a hyper-competitive Bahamian market. Today, Ryan's success and fulfillment continues to demonstrate he made the right choice. When he's not selling million dollar houses, receiving industry designations or traveling to real estate conferences, this Paradise Island resident is active in his Bahamian community. As a strong believer in ‘giving back', Ryan Knowles lends his stellar leadership skills, time, talents and commitment to better his homeland. One of his primary areas of service is as a Director, and Fundraising Chair, for the Community Leadership Center (CLC). The CLC is a Bahamian non-profit organization aimed at empowering marginalized youth via education and social change initiatives throughout the Bahamas. Ryan also demonstrates his philanthropic spirit, and athleticism, as a Little League baseball coach. Ryan joined HG Christie Ltd. in February of 2012, combing his youthful passion and success with HG Christie's renowned success of 90 Years as the Trusted Authority in Bahamas Real Estate; the combined elements of exceptional talent, phenomenal resources and world class affiliations are sure to yield exceptional results.