Richard A. Kayne '68

2005 John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumnus Award Winner


Richard "Ric" Kayne is the chief executive officer of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., a $5 billion alternative asset manager. He co-founded the firm in 1984 with John E. Anderson. Mr. Kayne began his career in the mid-1960s as an analyst with Loeb, Rhodes & Co. in New York. Prior to forming Kayne Anderson, he was a principal of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Inc.

Mr. Kayne is a director of Glacier Water Services Inc., the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles and is a trustee of the UCLA Foundation.

Mr. Kayne earned a B.S. in Statistics from Stanford University in 1966 and an MBA from UCLA Anderson in 1968.