Ryan Johnson is a director at Duff & Phelps.



Managing Director

Ryan Johnson is a managing director in the New York office and part of the Portfolio Valuation service line. Ryan has more than 10 years of experience and specializes in the valuation of illiquid securities and interests. Ryan provides valuation advisory services to alternative asset managers, including private equity, hedge funds and business development companies.

He has performed valuations of portfolios of illiquid equity interests held by large private equity funds and has valued complex portfolios of private loans and equity including senior secured and subordinated debt, convertible preferred and common equity, warrants and other derivatives under the guidelines of ASC §820 or the equivalent international standard.

Ryan’s other experience includes the valuation of businesses and intangible assets for a diverse range of companies, including: technology, consumer products, industrial manufacturers, as well as numerous other companies under the guidelines of ASC §805 (formerly SFAS 141) and ASC §350 (formerly SFAS 142).

Ryan joined Kroll in conjunction with the merger of Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting (“CVC”) with Kroll. Ryan received his B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University. 


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Alternative Asset Advisory

Heightened regulatory concerns and vigilance, together with increased investor scrutiny, have led to increased demand for independent expert advice.

Portfolio Valuation

Kroll specializes in assisting clients with the valuation of alternative investments, specifically securities and positions for which there are no "active market" quotations.