Robert Sinnott

Co-Chairman, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Since joining Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors in 1992, Robert Sinnott founded and built the firm’s energy platform into one of the largest energy investment firms in the country, with more than $22 billion in investments. He maintains a direct management role in the firm’s energy private equity group. In addition, Sinnott is a board member of Plains All American Pipeline and a director of California Resources Corp., California’s largest independent oil and natural gas producer. From 1981 to 1992 he was a member of Citibank’s LBO Swat team.

Enjoy most: Making successful investments on behalf of our limited partners and providing a working environment that others can prosper.

Proudest moment: Making an investment which provided turnaround capital to a firm which is now one of America’s largest and best-run companies.

Best advice: Respect what the market is telling you, and if you disagree with the market, understand how your view differs.

Car you drive: Audi sedan.

Alma Maters: BA, University of Virginia; MBA, Harvard University.