Richard (Ric) Kayne, MBA 1968
Brought Investment Expertise to Fundraising Initiatives
UCLA Anderson's 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient, Kayne is Chairman of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., a $10 billion alternative asset manager. He co-founded the firm in 1984 with John E. Anderson, after whom Kayne's business-school alma mater is now named. Kayne began his career as an analyst in New York. Prior to forming Kayne Anderson, he was a principal of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Inc. He is a director of Glacier Water Services Inc. and the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, and is a trustee of the UCLA Foundation. Kayne is a founding member of Anderson's Investment Management Forum, a long-time Board of Visitors member and a generous donor to the school. Mr. Kayne earned a B.S. in Statistics from Stanford University in 1966 and an M.B.A. from UCLA in 1968. He lives in Santa Monica with his wife Suzanne. They have three grown daughters and one grandson.
• Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
• 2005 John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumnus Award Winner