joel brand

Joel Brand

Joel Brand is a Managing Director for Crystal & Company, located in the San Francisco Office. He is responsible for managing relationships and brokering placements in a variety of industries including technology, retail, and staffing firms. Joel is also the Western Region Real Estate Practice Group Leader responsible for handling the risk and insurance needs of Crystal & Company’s real estate clients. Our Real Estate Practice works with a wide range of clients with diverse interests and business holdings, including real estate investors, managers, owners, and developers. Joel has over 20 years experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Crystal & Company, Joel was a principal at Epic Brokers, a San Francisco based insurance brokerage. He was responsible for working with new and existing real estate clients and focused primarily on serving real estate developers and property managers. Joel received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from San Jose State University. He also has a Degree in Risk and Insurance from the St. John’s University School of Risk Management.

About Crystal & Company – Crystal & Company ( is a leading strategic risk and insurance advisor, addressing clients’ risk management, insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consulting needs. The firm is comprised of more than 400 professionals, each distinguished by their technical expertise and industry-specific knowledge, and driven by their passion for client service. Crystal & Company is headquartered in New York with 10 regional offices throughout the country, placing over $1 billion in premiums annually in the global insurance marketplace. Established in 1933, the company has sustained its independence through 80 years and three generations of Crystal family ownership and management.

Crystal & Company is a member of Brokerslink, a global alliance of leading independent insurance brokerages spanning more than 80 countries and 300 cities across the world.