Adam J. Palmer

Washington, DC
Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Adam J. Palmer is a Managing Director and Head of Aerospace, Defense and Government Services. He is based in Carlyle’s Washington, D.C. office.

Since joining Carlyle in 1996, Mr. Palmer has played an important role in a number of key Carlyle investments, including Aviall, Avio, Landmark Aviation, Sequa Corp, Wesco Aircraft Holdings, United Defense, U.S. Investigations Services, and Vought Aircraft Industries. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Palmer was with Lehman Brothers in their Technology Corporate Finance Group focusing on mergers and acquisitions and financings for defense electronics and information services companies.

Mr. Palmer received a B.A. in international political economy from Duke University.

He currently serves as a board member of Triumph Group, Inc., Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc., Sequa Corporation, Global Jet Capital, Dynamic Precision Group and Novetta Solutions LLC.