Realtor and commercial broker Gus Ryer, with Ryer Associates in Danbury, was elected as the 2019 vice president-at-large for small firms, region 1 and 2 for the Connecticut Realtors (CTR). He has been an active member of both CTR and the Northern Fairfield County Association of Realtors (NFCAR) since 2011.

Ryer, a Ridgefield resident, is also a director of the Housatonic Development Corporation which provides government-guaranteed real estate loans to small and medium-sized businesses.

He serves on the Economic and Community Development Commission in town.

Ryer commenced his term for the CTR on Jan. 1.