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Michael Cronin

Managing Director at StepStone Group


Mr. Cronin is a member of the research team, and focuses on European investments as well as secondary investments and co-investments. 

Prior to StepStone, Mr. Cronin was a Vice President at Pomona Capital, where he was responsible for sourcing and evaluating both primary and secondary investments.  Before joining Pomona Capital, Mr. Cronin was an Associate at Spectrum Equity Investors, a middle-market buyout firm based in Boston and Menlo Park, where he specialized in originating, analyzing and executing direct buyout and growth equity investments in media, entertainment, communications and business services companies. Earlier, he spent two years at Banc of America Securities in its industrials investment banking group executing a variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts and debt & equity capital raising activities. Michael began his professional career as an analyst in Deloitte’s structured finance group, focused on CDOs, following a period of time in Nepal as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

Mr. Cronin is a graduate of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and has an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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