Benjamin Adams

Founder and CEO, Ten Capital Management

Benjamin Adams is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Ten Capital Management. He launched the company in 2011 and is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of all firm activities.  Ben spent over 20 years in business, government, and law. Ben was a Portfolio Manager with The Townsend Group, where he oversaw $1.7 billion in private equity real estate assets under management within the firm’s discretionary investment management (fund of funds) business, and was actively involved in product development and structuring.

Prior to Townsend, Ben was a Vice President and General Counsel of Lionstone Development LLC, a Miami-based, principal balance sheet investor.  He practiced law with Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York, New York, and served as the Special Assistant to the White House Counsel in the Clinton Administration. Ben has a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a BA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC).