Gregg Adzema

Gregg Adzema, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cousins Properties, Gregg is responsible for accounting, tax, treasury, banking and finance, capital markets, financial planning and modeling, investor relations, and information technology.


B.A., Economics, B.A., Speech Communications, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.; MBA, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.


Gregg currently serves on the Board of Visitors for The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has previously served on the Boards of the Atlanta Ballet and the Charlotte Ballet.

Prior to joining Cousins in 2010, Gregg spent most of his 31-year career in senior financial, investment and advisory roles in commercial real estate. He was with Summit Properties, a publicly traded apartment REIT, from 1996 to 2005, the last four years of which he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and led Summit’s highly successful sale to Camden Property Trust.

He was also previously with Arthur Andersen, PulteGroup and Wells Fargo. Immediately prior to joining Cousins, Gregg served as Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President for two advisory and real estate firms in Charlotte, NC.