Rabil co-founded Kayne Anderson’s real estate private equity platform in 2007. He sets the strategic direction for the real-estate platform, oversees the overall investment activities, and leads fund raising for all investments. Before founding KAREA, Rabil founded and was a principal of two real-estate investment firms, RAMZ and Rabil Properties. Prior to that, he served at UBS as managing director and head of the real-estate banking group for the Americas and Europe. Rabil has earned an MBA in finance from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from Yale University.