Adam Cohen – Founder & Managing Partner | MJardin
Since 2012, Mr. Cohen has devoted his career to, and developed a recognized expertise in, the legal cannabis industry as Co-Founder and CEO of MJAR Holdings and Co-Founder and Managing Director of MJardin Management. In his role at MJardin, Mr. Cohen has been responsible for the company’s development and all facets of its operations. Mr. Cohen is also an owner of medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado and Nevada.
Prior to founding MJardin, Mr. Cohen co-founded and served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Brilla Group (2007-2012), an alternative asset private equity firm focused on the luxury hotel and resort asset class in South Florida, the Caribbean, and Latin America. In his role at Brilla Group, he oversaw all aspects of the company’s business and legal affairs while working closely with the Chief Executive Officer to manage the long-term development of the company and its private and institutional investors. Mr. Cohen has been able to bring his private equity experience to the marijuana industry and has successfully raised and deployed a significant amount of capital in the space.
Prior to co-founding Brilla Group, Mr. Cohen served as General Counsel of Islandia Resorts Ltd., a real estate investment and development company focused on The Bahamas. He also served as General Counsel of Nationwide Land Holdings Group, LLC, a real estate investment and development company focused on residential and hospitality assets in Florida.
Mr. Cohen is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A. 1997; magna cum laude) and the University of Colorado School of Law (J.D., 2003). He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2003.