The Scheller College of Business


The Scheller College of Business
Professor of the Practice,Robert H. Ledbetter Sr. Professorship of the Practice

Real Estate Development


In June 2012, Mr. Branch was selected as the Robert H. Ledbetter, Sr. Professor of the Practice of Real Estate Development in the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business to lead the ongoing development of an innovative, fully integrated program in real estate development for graduate and undergraduate students drawing on all of Georgia Tech’s academic disciplines.

Mr. Branch is co-founder of The Branch-Shelton Company, LLC, a private investment management and financial advisory firm. He has served as The Branch-Shelton Company’s President since it was founded in 1998. He is also a co-founder and general partner of Nancy Creek Capital Fund I, a $40 million mezzanine and subordinated capital fund formed in October 2005, and Nancy Creek Capital Fund II, a $30 million fund formed in July 2009.

He has over 40 years experience in the real estate industry, having financed, developed, marketed and managed more than $10 billion of domestic and international real estate since 1971

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