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Using rigorous creativity, we thrive within the most competitive multifamily real estate markets in the United States. Our team brings it to every project, every day. The big ideas. The elegant details. It all works together, driven by an entrepreneurial mindset and strategic process.

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Chief Investment Officer

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    Bryan Crane

    Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Bryan Crane

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Bryan Crane joined Carmel Partners in 2024 and is a Managing Partner and the Chief Investment Officer. He will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s fully integrated Real Estate teams, including Pursuits, Development, Construction, Asset Management and Data Science & Research. Mr. Crane is a member of the Management, Investment and Portfolio Management Committees.

Prior to Carmel, Mr. Crane served as CIO for Veritas Investments and was President of its Southern California Platform (VILA). He joined Veritas in 2018, launching and leading the firm’s Southern California expansion where he oversaw all aspects of building the business, including developing the investment thesis and strategy, raising debt and programmatic institutional equity, hiring and leading the team and acquiring, renovating and managing the portfolio. Before joining Veritas, Mr. Crane was a Partner and Managing Director at Clarion Partners where he served as Co-Head of its West Coast office, and previously held leadership positions at Rockwood Capital and JPMorgan Real Estate Partners.

Mr. Crane received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and real estate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.