Al Rabil co-founded Kayne Anderson’s real estate private equity platform in 2007 and serves as Kayne Anderson Real Estate’s Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. In these roles he sets the strategic direction for the real estate platform, oversees the overall investment activities, and leads fundraising for all investments, Rabil is also a member of the Investment Committee.
Immediately before founding Kayne Anderson Real Estate, Rabil founded and was a principal of two real estate investment firms, RAMZ, LLC and Rabil Properties, LLC, where he developed and acquired a portfolio of more than $250 million of off-campus student housing properties. Prior to that, he served at UBS as Managing Director and Head of the Real Estate Banking Group for the Americas and Europe. During his tenure there he played a key role in making UBS a market leader in both syndicated debt and large loan CMBS, consummating more than $25 billion in transactions. Rabil began his career in the Real Estate Finance Group of the Bankers Trust Company.
Rabil earned a B.A. cum laude from Yale University in 1985 and an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University in 1988.