J. Brannen Edge III

J. Brannen Edge III
Co-Managing Partner, President & Chief Operating Officer

Professional Experience

Mr. Edge has served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Flagship Healthcare Properties, LLC since 2013. He also serves as Co-Managing Partner for the firm. Brannen works closely with leaders of the company’s five primary lines of business to advance the company’s operational and strategic goals. Additionally, he oversees management of the firm’s initial private equity fund, the Flagship Healthcare Real Estate Fund. Brannen also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the firm’s joint venture with USAA Real Estate Company, which was established in 2015.

Prior to joining Flagship Healthcare Properties and predecessor firm Flagship Capital Partners in 2006, Brannen was a Vice President in the commercial banking group at BB&T. After BB&T, he earned his M.B.A. from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he graduated as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma with dual concentrations in Finance and Real Estate.

A native of Richmond, Virginia, Brannen has lived in Charlotte, NC since 2001. In addition to spending time with his wife, son and daughter, Brannen enjoys travel, reading, sports, exercise and golf.

Affiliatons, Accreditations, and Interests

  • Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors, Member
  • Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Southpark Advisory Board, 2016 Chair
  • Leadership Charlotte, Class XXIV, Graduate
  • Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts, Friends of Scouting, Past Volunteer
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker (NC) and Salesperson (SC)
  • Corners Society, 501(c)3 Charitable Volunteer Organization, Member
  • Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Member
  • Impact Sports, Youth Basketball Coach
  • Good Fellows Club, Member


James Madison University, B.S.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.B.A.

Fun Fact

I ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.