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Daniel A. D’Aniello
Occupation Chairman of the Carlyle Group

Daniel A. D’Aniello is an American businessman.[1][2][3][4] He is the cofounder and chairman of the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm headquartered in Washington, D.C..[3]


Early life[edit]

D'Aniello grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania.[2] He graduated Syracuse University magna cum laude in 1968, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honor society for business students and scholars.[1][2][4] He received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School in 1974, where he was a Teagle Foundation Fellow.[1][2][4]


He served as a financial officer at Pepsico and TWA.[1][2][3][4] He later served as Vice President for Finance and Development at the Marriott Corporation.[1][2][3][4] He was responsible for the valuation of major mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity offerings, and project financings.[3]

In 1987, he co-founded the Carlyle Group with William E. Conway, Jr., and David Rubenstein.[1][2][3][4] He now serves as Chairman of the Board.[3]

He serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Enterprise Institute.[1][5] He also serves on the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Syracuse University, and on the Corporate Advisory Council of its Martin J. Whitman School of Management.[1][3]


Daniel and Gayle D'Aniello support the Washington National Opera.[6]

“I’m a good Italian boy,” he said. “l love opera and anything that ends in a vowel.”

—Daniel D'Aniello, The Washington Post

Personal life[edit]

He lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife of thirty-six years, Gayle. Together they have two daughters.


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New York Times

Inside Philanthropy
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:46:09 -0800

To answer the first question, Daniel A. D'Aniello is cofounder and chair of the Carlyle Group, the famed Washington-based private equity firm. In other words, he's a big deal. And the most immediate reason he just gave $20 million to the American ...

Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:06:35 -0800

Daniel A. D'Aniello, the co-founder and chairman of the Washington-basedprivate-equity giant Carlyle Group, is contributing $20 million to the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute. The contribution by D'Aniello — set to be announced Tuesday ...

New York Times

New York Times
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:37:30 -0800

The executives, including William E. Conway Jr. and Daniel A. D'Aniello, two of Carlyle's three founders, plan to sell 7.5 million common units of Carlyle, according to a filing on Monday. Carlyle itself is selling 4.5 million common units in the ...

New York Times

Washington Post
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:13:27 -0700

Former General Motors chairman and chief executive Daniel Akerson has returned to the Carlyle Group, where he held a top position as head of its global buyout fund. Akerson, 65, began March 1 as vice chairman and special adviser to Carlyle's board of ...


Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:32:47 -0700

The new headquarters will have TV and radio studios and classrooms, as AEI ramps up its media presence and extends its reach to college campuses, paid for in part by a $20 million donation from billionaire Daniel A. D'Aniello, chairman of the private ...


Thu, 08 May 2014 17:11:37 -0700

"Where there is inexpensive fuel, and access to the fuel, there will be manufacturing and other users coming closer," said keynote speaker Daniel A. D'Aniello, chairman and cofounder of the Carlyle Group, the Washington private-equity giant behind the ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:02:36 -0700

The founders — David M. Rubenstein, William E. Conway Jr. and Daniel A. D'Aniello — are not planning on stepping down any time soon. And certainly, other Wall Street titans like Carl C. Icahn and Warren E. Buffett are still going strong in their 70s ...
New York Times
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 04:25:59 -0800

Carlyle Founder Contributing $20 Million to Conservative Think Tank | Daniel A. D'Aniello, the co-founder and chairman of the Carlyle Group, is giving $20 million to the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute, The Washington Post reports.

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