Casey D. Adams

Principal

Casey Adams is a Co-Founder and Principal of Excelsior Partners, LLC where he is involved in all aspects of the business, with a focus on acquisitions, asset management and leasing activities for the company. Prior to forming Excelsior Partners, Casey worked as a Principal of Marcus Adams Properties, where he has been a partner since 2001. At Marcus Adams Properties, he managed leasing activity for the company, sourced new acquisitions to grow the portfolio and had direct involvement with the asset and property management of the portfolio of owned properties. Casey also serves on the Board of Directors of Morgan Adams, Inc., a family office and asset management company founded in 1977. Prior to his work with Marcus Adams Properties, LLC and Morgan Adams, Inc., Casey was with Grubb & Ellis Company in its Office Services Group and closed numerous lease and sale transactions for institutional owners of office properties. He has a total of 15 years of continuous, hands-on experience in commercial real estate in both the office and industrial sectors and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.

Casey serves on the Board of Trustees of Hollenbeck Palms, which has provided residential living, assisted residential living and skilled nursing services for seniors in the Greater Los Angeles area since 1890. Casey also serves on the Board of Directors of Five Acres, a family services agency founded in 1888, that serves over 4,500 children and families annually to prevent child abuse and neglect and to care for, treat and educate emotionally disturbed, abused and neglected children.

Casey earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California and has a Masters degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Corporate Finance from Loyola Marymount University.

Gray E. Adams

Principal

Gray Adams is a Co-Founder and Principal of Excelsior Partners, LLC and is involved in all aspects of the company's business. Specifically, Gray oversees all financial aspects of the company's operations and capital raising activities. Prior to Excelsior Partners, Gray was a consultant to Dansk Investment Group where he developed a renewable energy program and managed all aspects of the company’s key asset, increasing the operating profit by 40% in 12 months. Prior to Dansk Investment Group, Gray served as Director of Corporate Development at Rentech, Inc., a publicly-traded renewable energy company, where he was responsible for executing corporate acquisitions and debt and equity transactions, and led the project financing of a $600 million project in Southern California. Prior to Rentech, Gray was an Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank in New York, where he advised clients on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and corporate finance transactions. While at UBS, Gray executed over $10 billion in capital markets transactions on behalf of his clients. Prior to UBS, Gray worked with Casey and Michael Adams (of no relation) at Marcus Adams Properties, LLC. At Marcus Adams, Gray was responsible for financial analysis, asset management and strategic initiatives for the Company's industrial and office portfolios. Gray began his career at Arthur Andersen.

Gray received a Bachelors degree (Honors) with a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems and Operations Management from the University of Arizona and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Michael J. Adams

Principal

Mike Adams is a Co-Founder and Principal of Excelsior Partners, LLC where he is involved in all aspects of the company's business including acquisitions, asset management, due diligence, construction and development. Prior to forming Excelsior Partners, Mike worked as a Principal of Marcus Adams Properties, where he has been a partner since 2001. At Marcus Adams Properties, he managed construction, development, due diligence and maintenance of company owned properties, sourced new acquisitions to grow the portfolio and had direct involvement with the asset and property management of the portfolio of owned properties. Mike also serves as Vice President and Board Member of Morgan Adams, Inc., a family office and asset management company founded in 1977. Prior to his work with Marcus Adams Properties, LLC and Morgan Adams, Inc., Mike worked in the Construction and Development Department of Arden Realty, Inc., at the time a publicly-traded Real Estate Investment Trust and Southern California’s largest owner of office buildings. He has a total of 15 years of continuous, hands-on experience in commercial real estate in both the office and industrial sectors and was a key team member of an office renovation project that won the Building Owners and Managers Association’s International Renovation of the Year Award (2000). Mike also won the Gold Nugget Award (2008) for the development of a complex, multi-purpose campus for a non-profit organization (Homeboy Industries) in Downtown Los Angeles.

Mike earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance from the University of Southern California and has a Masters degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Corporate Finance from Loyola Marymount University.