The real estate investment firm Carmel Partners has announced the hiring of Bryan Crane as chief investment officer and managing partner, effective on Jan. 29.
Crane was previously chief investment officer at Veritas Investments after working as president of Veritas Investments Los Angeles, where launched and led the company’s Southern California expansion. Earlier in his career, he was managing director at Clarion Partners and a principal at Artemis Real Estate Partners.
Crane will be based in Carmel’s San Francisco headquarters and will oversee the real estate team including investments, development and construction, asset management and data science and research.
“Carmel’s Executive Committee continuously seeks to enhance our already strong capabilities and team and evolve our governance structures to create an enduring organization that will support our funds and execution of our investment strategy for decades to come,” said Ron Zeff, founder and CEO of Carmel Partners. “We believe that Bryan’s talents and experience as an investor and leader will be an excellent addition to Carmel’s experienced team of real estate professionals and I look forward to working closely with him for many years.”