J. Brannen Edge III

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

Professional Experience

Brannen Edge is Co-Managing Partner, President and Chief Operating Officer for Flagship Healthcare Properties (Flagship). Brannen is also President and a Member of the Board of Directors for Flagship Healthcare Trust (Flagship REIT), a private REIT managed by Flagship. Brannen works closely with leaders of the company’s primary lines of business, including Investor Relations, Property Management, Leasing/Brokerage, Acquisitions, Development, Asset Management and Finance/Accounting, to advance the company’s operational and strategic goals and profitably grow the outpatient healthcare-focused firm throughout the Southeastern and Southern Mid-Atlantic U.S.

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
  • Past 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 Basketball, Charlotte Junior Soccer, Youth Coach
  • Good Fellows Club, Member
  • YPO Member


Bachelor of Science, James Madison University
Master of Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fun Fact

I ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.