Arlington hires Hays to lead Nashville team

Arlington Family Offices has named Jeff Hays as president of its Nashville team. Hays was a founder of Cypress Capital, which was designed to help high-net worth investors. In 2017, he launched the inaugural Nashville group of TIGER 21, a membership organization for high-net-worth wealth creators. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Arlington is a family office that provides services to a portfolio of 48 families in the U.S., Canada and Europe.



Longtime Nashville financial entrepreneur Jeff Hays has been named President of Arlington Family Offices (“Arlington”) in Nashville. Hays will serve selected clients and will head the local Nashville team of Birmingham-based Arlington, a leading multi-client family office providing highly-specialized guidance and services to a select portfolio of 48 families located in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

With a financial career spanning nearly 25 years, Hays brings a depth of insight and experience to Arlington. In 2001, he partnered with family members to launch Hays Advisory, an institutional research and financial management firm. He led a significant expansion there, achieving more than $2 billion in assets under management. In 2014, Hays was a founder of Cypress Capital, a firm designed to help high-net-worth investors achieve their financial goals. In 2017, he launched the inaugural Nashville Group of TIGER 21, the premier peer membership organization for high-net-worth wealth creators and preservers that helps them to navigate the challenges and opportunities that success creates. Hays facilitates monthly meetings for TIGER 21 members, leading discussions around subjects like wealth preservation, investment opportunities, family dynamics, and philanthropy.

“At Arlington I have found an opportunity that aligns with my deep experience in helping ultra-high-net-worth families become better stewards of their financial capital as well as their human capital,” says Hays. “Arlington offers the resources of large firms in the areas of investments, estate, tax, and trust services, but the peace of mind and individualized attention of a boutique firm. Clients are led through a process that helps to articulate the purpose of their wealth, which guides them as they learn how to pass on their values, as well as their resources, ensuring that wealth is protected and respected for generations to come.”

Hays added, “Families also take great comfort in knowing that Arlington can consolidate their complex financial lives onto one platform where they can view their entire portfolio and monitor their progress toward establishing a successful family legacy,” says Hays. Arlington’s custom-built technology platform along with an experienced team of professionals provides insight into all elements of a family’s portfolio, including stocks, real estate, private equity, and partnership assets.

Arlington recently acquired the Courtney House (est. 1838) located at 515 Church Street in downtown Franklin and has established this historic home as its base for serving families in middle Tennessee. Jeff Hays welcomes your contact at or at (629-777-1043).
Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Arlington Family Offices is one of the nation’s leading multi-family offices representing a select group of families with collective net worths in excess of $10 billion. Founded in 1998, Arlington has developed internal talent in the areas of investments, trust, tax and overall financial services, including a cutting edge family office technology platform. Arlington combines these technical services with a holistic approach to developing a family’s human capital.