Adam E. Max Death | Obituary – BAM Board Chair Adam E. Max age 62 sadly passed away, Max was the partner at private equity firm Jordan Co. and chairman of the Brooklyn Academy of Music,
Max spent almost 35 years at New York-based Jordan, where he led investments in firms including motorcycle-parts manufacturer Custom Chrome Inc. and RockShox Inc., which makes shock absorbers for mountain bikes. Jordan Co. had $10.6 billion of assets under management at the end of 2019.
“He was a brilliant guy with a great personality and that was very attractive to the owners of the companies we bought,” founder Jay Jordan said in an interview.
During Max’s tenure at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the performing arts venue replaced artistic and business heads who had been involved with the organization for decades. He served as coach and mentor to Katy Clark, who became president in 2015.