Brian Ford is the Chairman of Capstone’s board of directors, and a co-founder of Capstone. He served as managing partner of the firm since its inception in 2008 until 2021. Today, Capstone’s achievements include:
- Revenue from $0 in FY 2008 to $52 Million in FY 2021
- 122.4% Annual Sales Volume Growth Totaling $8.4B+
- #1 Privately Owned Multi-Family Brokerage Nationwide
- Recognized as an INC 5000 fastest growing company
- 100+ Employees
- Won Best Places to Work – Charlotte Business Journal
- Donated $100K+ to Philanthropic Efforts
Brian began his career as Sales Director at Terryberry Company from 2003 to 2006 where he implemented employee recognition and wellness programs for companies across the Southeast. He then began working in commercial real estate in 2006 and co-founded Capstone in 2008. Over the course of his career, Brian has brokered over $1 billion of multi-family transactions, and been involved in various ownership capacities in a variety of multi-family development projects, investments, and asset transactions totaling over $350 million of value.
Brian led the launch of Capstone Cares, Capstone’s 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has raised funds for Homes For Our Troops, Crossnore, YMCA, Charlotte Family Housing, JDRF, and more. He has also served on the Board of Directors for Board of Directors for State Maintenance of America & Theatre Charlotte, as President of the Mint Museum’s Young Affiliate Group, and on the President’s Young Leaders Council at Elon University. Brian earned a degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance from the Love School of Business at Elon University.
Brian enjoys playing golf, following his favorite Michigan sports teams, boating with his 2 dogs on Lake Wylie or Edisto Island, and spending time with his wife, Heather, and their 2-year-old daughter, Isabella.