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Mr. Brian L. Saulsberry serves as CEO & Chairman of DSG Commercial (“DSG Commercial”), a global commercial real estate company that specializes in commercial real estate and asset management maximization. From industrial real estate, agricultural dispositions to management of sport entertainment venues, DSG is second to none in the global real estate community. With more than 20 years in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Saulsberry has managed to grow DSG Commercial from its’ infancy to its’ present maturity. DSG continues to expand its’ real estate capital market capabilities across the globe to include some of the wealthiest families, hedge fund managers, private equity firms, insurance companies and others. Mr. Saulsberry has an on-going working relationship with firms such as Metropolitan Life, BNP Paribas, JP Morgan, RBC Capital, and others. Mr. Saulsberry’s motto for DSG Commercial is… “DSG is here to stay and no one deal is worth compromising our integrity or brand name”.
Mr. Saulsberry’s capital markets real estate career began with the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) in Washington, DC. There he served as Vice-President of Private Equity Markets division. His duties included deal analysis and quarterly reviews on various US minority private equity entities and strategic deal syndication. Thereafter, he occupied the position of Investment Development/Financial Analysis analyst at Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in Washington, D.C. While at OPIC, his primary duties dealt with private equity capital infusion analysis and reviewing of new venture funding and growth capital expansion deals in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The majority of the deals he oversaw dealt in the energy, agriculture and commercial real estate sector. Deal size ranged from $50 MM to $5 Billion USD.
Mr. Saulsberry’s educational background includes a degree in Finance and with a minor in International Business with a concentration in Finance from Howard University in Washington, DC. As well, Mr. Saulsberry holds a Certification of Venture Management from Harvard’s Summer Venture Management Program in Boston, MA. Additionally, he is a seasoned licensed real estate advisor in the State of Tennessee. Lastly, Mr. Saulsberry is a member of the United States Air Force / TN Air National Guard – honored with the Ribbon of the War on Terrorism in 2012 by the United States Air Force.