Ryan Niemeyer

Ryan Niemeyer

Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service

Speaker Bio

Ryan Niemeyer joined the Pittsburgh Pirates in January of 2022 as the Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service.  In his role, Ryan leads all season and group ticket sales revenue generation and service, as well as the ticket operations team.

Prior to joining the Pirates, Ryan served as the Sr. Director of Group Sales for Vinik Sports Group where he was responsible for maximizing group sales and concert revenue for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Amalie Arena, and the Yuengling Center at the University of South Florida.  During his time in Tampa, the Lightning organization was recognized as the Top Franchise in Professional Sports in 2017, by ESPN the Magazine, and his efforts were central to launching the Lightning’s consecutive sellout streak during the 2014-15 season that continues today; more than 300 games later.

Ryan began his career as an intern with the Cincinnati Reds where he went on to hold ticket operations, ticket sales, and group sales manager positions.

Ryan is a graduate of The College of Wooster (Bachelor’s) and Xavier University (Masters).  He currently resides in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife, Joanne and their two daughters.