Brian Nelson


Brian Nelson is President and Co-Founder of Versity Investments, LLC. As President, Mr. Nelson utilizes his extensive experience in student housing to create a more investor-centric firm that places greater emphasis on property performance, investor communication, and long-term relationships. 

Mr. Nelson’s extensive experience started in 2007 when he co-founded Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate (“NBPRE”). Mr. Nelson helped build NBPRE into one of the 20 largest student housing ownership groups in the country, closing over $1 billion in assets with over 1,800 clients. In 2017, NBPRE was recognized by Inc. 500 as the 129th fastest growing company in the U.S. and the 4th fastest growing in the real estate industry.

Mr. 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 for several software products totaling well over $50 million in annual sales. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Utah and a Master of Business Administration from Brigham Young University. Mr. Nelson holds Series 7 and 63 registrations and is affiliated with the Managing Broker-Dealer.