John Kanas

Vice Chairman at Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners LP

John Kanas

John Kanas

Vice Chairman at Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners LP

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Career Highlights

Hibernia National Bank
New York Bankers Association, Inc.
Superior Savings of New England, NA

RelSci Relationships

1718

Primary Location

Suffolk County

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1947

Age

72

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Founder at BankUnited, Inc.

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Former Vice Chairman & Chief Lending Officer at BankUnited, Inc.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at State Bancorp, Inc. (Jericho, New York)

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Director at BankUnited NA

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Former Founding Partner of the Public Finance Department at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Professional at 1-800-flowers.com, Inc.

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Founder at Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee at Northwell Health, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer at BankUnited, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President & Florida Commercial Banking Executive at BankUnited, Inc.

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John Kanas
Vice Chairman at Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners LP
Education
B.A.
Class of 1968

In its ninth decade of providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, LIU is a multicampus, diverse, doctoral institution of higher learning. One of the largest and most comprehensive private universities in the country, the University offers more than 575 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and certificates, and educates over 24,000* students in degree-credit and continuing education programs in Brooklyn, Brookville (LIU Post), Brentwood, Riverhead, and Rockland and Westchester (LIU Hudson). Other academic units include LIU Pharmacy (the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), which prepares students for successful careers in the fields of pharmacy and health care; LIU Global, which provides a wide range of study abroad options at overseas centers in China, Costa Rica and India, and through programs in Australia, Ecuador, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey; and LIU Online, which harnesses the latest technology to offer online and blended programs. LIU’s 630 full-time faculty members provide outstanding instruction, which is supplemented by internships and cooperative education opportunities. The accomplishments of more than 186,000 living alumni are a testament to the success of its mission – providing the highest level of education to people from all walks of life. The institution also provides enrichment for students and the community through the world-class arts programming at LIU Tilles Center, NCAA Division I and II athletic teams and the nationally renowned George Polk Awards in journalism

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2012
Chairman
2009 - 2017

BankUnited NA provides commercial banking services. It offers personal, business, and corporate banking services. Its personal banking services include enroll in online banking, credit cards, home mortgages, and concierge banking. Its business banking includes business online banking solutions, business checking accounts, business savings and money market accounts, and SBA loans. The firm corporate banking services include commercial real estate, treasury management solutions, and international services. The company was founded on May 21, 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, FL.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2009 - 2018

BankUnited NA provides commercial banking services. It offers personal, business, and corporate banking services. Its personal banking services include enroll in online banking, credit cards, home mortgages, and concierge banking. Its business banking includes business online banking solutions, business checking accounts, business savings and money market accounts, and SBA loans. The firm corporate banking services include commercial real estate, treasury management solutions, and international services. The company was founded on May 21, 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, FL.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2009 - 2016

BankUnited was established on May 21, 2009, when a group of investors led by John A. Kanas acquired the assets and most of the liabilities of the former BankUnited, FSB from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The group recapitalized BankUnited with a $900 million investment, making it one of the most well capitalized financial institutions in the country. BankUnited focuses on the financial needs of growing companies and their executives, consumers and commercial and middle-market businesses in Florida’s thriving coastal regions. The bank offers a broad range of online services, treasury management tools for businesses and traditional depository and lending products.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1977 - 2008

NFB believes that their responsibility to provide investment returns encompasses an obligation to balance the risk and reward of a given investment and uses asset allocation as a way to minimize risk in a given portfolio.The cornerstone of their investment mechanism is the investment policy committee that consists of senior investment officers and key administrative officers who formulate the investment strategy in response to changes in the economy and markets. NFB uses a top-down approach to determine the asset allocation models and industry diversification and uses value models to select the individual stocks to buy and sell.

President of the Board
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current

United Way of Miami-Dade, Inc. provides community development programs and services. Its activities encompass family development, health and lifestyle improvement, neighborhood and civic involvement. The company was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

Member, Board of Overseers
Current

Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Sloan-Kettering Institute and The Rockefeller University, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care. eill Cornell Medical College is divided into 24 basic science and patient care departments that focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine and/or encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases. In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, the Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare Network.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250 - $499
2012

Family Service League, Inc. provides social services. Its services include addiction services, children and youth programs, children with autism, early childhood, family mental health and counseling, family support, housing and homeless services, integrated health care, senior services, technology and employment, trauma and crisis counseling and veterans assistance. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Huntington, NY.

$7.5M
2010

Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Sloan-Kettering Institute and The Rockefeller University, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care. Weill Cornell Medical College is divided into 24 basic science and patient care departments that focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine and/or encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases. In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, the Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare Network. Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences are accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

$1,000 - $4,999
2010

Family Service League, Inc. provides social services. Its services include addiction services, children and youth programs, children with autism, early childhood, family mental health and counseling, family support, housing and homeless services, integrated health care, senior services, technology and employment, trauma and crisis counseling and veterans assistance. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Huntington, NY.

Political Donations
$2,400
2009

Senator from New York

$25K
2008

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only organization solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats – and give President Obama the help he needs on Capitol Hill to move our country forward.

$50K
2008
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BankUnited, Inc. issued Common Stock

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BankUnited, Inc. issued Common Stock

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BankUnited was established on May 21, 2009, when a group of investors led by John A. Kanas acquired the assets and most of the liabilities of the former BankUnited, FSB from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The group recapitalized BankUnited with a $900 million investment, making it one of the most well capitalized financial institutions in the country. BankUnited focuses on the financial needs of growing companies and their executives, consumers and commercial and middle-market businesses in Florida’s thriving coastal regions. The bank offers a broad range of online services, treasury management tools for businesses and traditional depository and lending products.

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Former Vice Chairman & Chief Lending Officer at BankUnited, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2015
South Florida Business Journal - Miami Ultimate CEO
2014
Ernst & Young - National Entrepreneur of the Year, Financial Services
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