Brian C. Adams


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Brian C. Adams has over 10 years of experience in the private investment space and has assembled a portfolio of over $600M of real estate assets.

In 2019, Brian founded Excelsior Capital, a private equity firm that provides individuals and families access to highly vetted real estate investments. In July 2022, Brian was elected as the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Southeast U.S. Regional Champion for the Financial Services Network, and currently serves as the Engagement Officer for the Tennessee chapter and Assistant Learning Officer within the Deal Network.

Brian has served on the Board of Priam Properties, a real estate private equity firm, since 2010, providing insight and direction in the acquisition and development of commercial and residential real estate, including strategic decisions related to legal matters, leasing and financing. He has also served on the Board of Sirrom Partners, LP, a single-family office investing across private and public asset classes since May of 2008. He has previously served on the Investment Committee for Solidus LP, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investment opportunities in Healthcare and Technology. From January of 2016 to January of 2018, Brian served as a member of the Board of Next Gen Advisory Faculty for the Institute of Private Investors / Campden, a program designed to support next generation family members in preparing the following generation for the responsibility of being a steward of family wealth. He has also served on the Advisory Committee for the Southeastern Family Office Forum.

Brian is a former practicing attorney, earning his J.D. from Suffolk University and his B.A. from Wesleyan University with Honors.