Ben Ho

Investment Manager

Ben is responsible for the overall portfolio management of Brian Hamilton Ventures, LLC.


Ben is the Chief Executive Officer of Brian Hamilton Ventures, LLC, a private fund which invests in North Carolina based businesses, entrepreneurs, and real estate. His primary responsibilities include investment strategy, sourcing, and portfolio management. Prior to Brian Hamilton Ventures, Ben was a Vice President at Madison International Realty, a global private equity firm headquartered in NYC. At Madison, Ben was responsible for the tax structuring and due diligence of Madison’s private real estate transactions. Prior to Madison, Ben was a Senior Manager in KPMG’s NY Financial Services practice.

In addition to these roles, Ben has also served as an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and as an Adjunct at Baruch College in NYC. Ben holds undergraduate degrees in computer science and economics from NC State University and a graduate degree in accounting from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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