Ryan Platzke

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Realty
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA, 55344

About Me

Meet Ryan Platzke

Ryan is a successful real estate agent in his own right.  By combining Ryan's internet marketing saavy with Brace Helgeson's 33 year reputation in the Mpls/St. Paul real estate market, an extremely knowledgeable, efficient and results-oriented team was formed.  The Helgeson/Platze Real Estate Group is a made up of 17 real estate professionals.   The group is ranked in the Top 1000 of Real Estate Teams in the country by the Wall Street Journal.  In fact, they were #216 in 2014.   The Helgeson/Platzke team is recognized as the #2 Coldwell Banker Burnet team, the #1 homeseller in Eden Prairie and has consistently ranked as  one of the Top 3 homesellers with Coldwell Banker Burnet for the past 10 years. Regardless of the housing market, the team will work hard to maximize your investment and/or saving.

Property has honestly always been his passion. Ryan graduated first in his class at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI with a bacheor’s degree in real estate sales and marketing. He began working as a realtor at Coldwell Banker Burnet’s Eden Prairie, MN office in March 2002, and produced $4.5 million in sales volume in his first year. By 2004 Ryan’s sales volume exceeded $10 million and today he is among the top 5% in his marketplace with sales volume over $20 million. Ryan has been successful in his career because he is very Internet savvy and understands the importance of the Internet to home buyers and sellers. He spearheaded the development of an eye-catching, consumer-friendly website, and he conducts a large portion of his business via the web and social media.  His site is ranked nationally by Google, Yahoo, and Bing in the top 5 for keyword phrases relating to his market. Ryan also understands the importance of being knowledgeable about the local housing market and current and future real estate trends. He regularly researches housing statistics, where buyers are coming from, and attends important industry related technology classes and uses that information to provide enhanced service to his clients and to build his business. His aim is to give every single customer superior service and make the task of dealing in real estate the fun and rewarding experience it should be.

Recognition & Service:

Ranked in the top 5% of agents within Coldwell Banker Burnet
International President’s Circle
2009 Candidate for 30 under 30
A member of Who’s Who in Real Estate
Volunteer at Tires for Toys Christmas Charity Event
Participate in various events for the American Diabetes Association

Business Philosophy

Ryan has an outstanding results driven reputation that welcomes the opportunity to engage with clients and earn their business through trust, exceptional customer service, and his professional knowledge of the real estate market. Whether buying or selling a home or simply curious about the value of your current home, an engaging and professional personalized experience awaits you with Ryan Platzke and his team.

In Ryan's words -

'I am all about giving people the best possible service and to do that I continually educate myself and top up my knowledge. I live in and love this area. I also love people, as old fashioned as it sounds I still like to think of myself as a smile and handshake guy. My word really is my bond and I have built my reputation on it.

My enthusiasm for this area and real estate in general transfers into my dealings with all my clients as I use my local knowledge to make sure that each client gets exactly what they are looking for.


The Helgeson/Platzke team uses the latest technology to market your home.

We invest in:

Skills & Specialities

  • Southwest Minneapolis suburbs Eden Prairie, Chanhassen, Minnetonka, Chaska, Edina and Shakopee
  • Upper bracket home purchase/sales
  • Lakeshore purchase/sales
  • Global Luxury
  • Luxury Homes


Part of a professional sales and marketing team
Above average statistics iin relation to purchase price vs. list price
Extremely internet savvy

Awards & Honors

International Presidents Circle
Multi-Million Dollar Producer


  • English


BA degree in Real Estate Sales and Marketing
Distinctive Home Division member
Certified Real Estate Investor (CRI)
Certified Relocation Specialist
Member NAR, MAR & MAAR
Luxury Property Specialist

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