Forbes Finance Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Accounting, Financial Planning, Wealth and Asset Management and Investment Firms.

April 1, 2019 — Aliso Viejo, California Brian Nelson, president and founder of NB Private Capital, LLC, a student housing investment company, has been accepted into Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management and investment firms.

Nelson was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience in finance, real estate and student housing investment. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Brian into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Finance Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Nelson has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Nelson will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Nelson will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Forbes Finance Council,” Nelson said. “The Council has had a profound influence on the finance community, and NBPC has a lot to contribute. Participating in the Council will expand and deepen our reach as we continue to strive to help industry experts and beginners build impressive portfolios.”


Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.

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Brian Nelson has extensive real estate experience and has been directly involved in acquiring real estate projects valued at over $1 billion. Additionally, he has a proven track record of identifying and syndicating properties that historically have proved a distinct competitive advantage of maintaining value from business and macro-economic cycles. Nelson worked as a product marketing manager for VERITAS and Symantec Software (NASDAQ:SYMC) where he specialized in marketing strategy, business development, and product positioning. He has a B.A. from the University of Utah, an MBA from Brigham Young University and holds series 7 and 63 registrations.


NB Private Capital, LLC, offers individual investors direct ownership interests in institutional quality, professionally managed real estate. The company, founded by Brian Nelson, focuses on what we believe are well-positioned, income-producing properties, targeted growth opportunities and value-added investments for its clients through potential capital improvements, cost efficiency, and revenue maximization. NBPC specializes in the acquisition, financing, and ownership of real estate investments in the niche area of student housing. NBPC currently manages over $600 million in multi-family housing real estate. For more information, visit

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