Justin T. Crane
Founder and CEO
As the Founder and CEO of Palomar Capital Management, Mr. Crane is focused on deal sourcing, investment analysis, due diligence, deal execution, and supporting the portfolio companies. Prior to founding Palomar Capital Management, Mr. Crane provided consulting services to business owners, private investment firms, and family offices related to the origination, analysis, and execution of private investment opportunities. Prior to being a consultant, Mr. Crane was an Investment Associate at Pomona Capital, which is a private equity affiliate of ING that has $6.9 billion of AUM. Mr. Crane’s responsibilities included investment analysis, due diligence, structuring, transaction execution, and portfolio monitoring across a variety of industries and sectors.
Prior to Pomona Capital, Mr. Crane worked in the Transaction Services group at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he advised private equity firms and corporations such as Fortress, Apollo, CVC, Charterhouse, Cerberus, GTCR, BBH, Ford, Schlumberger, and Danaher on accounting and valuation issues associated with a variety of complex transactions including mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, initial public offerings, recapitalizations, derivatives, financial instruments, joint ventures, and leases. Mr. Crane graduated cum laude from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, with a B.S. in Business Administration that included an Accounting major and Economics minor. Mr. Crane is a CPA (inactive license) and a native of the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.