During these unprecedented times, our deepest concerns go out to those directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and those on the frontline keeping residents of seniors housing and skilled nursing communities safe.

We’ve launched numerous initiatives to speed the delivery of quality data and information to facilitate problem-solving and decision making across the industry.


Starting October 6, 2020

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Brian Cannella

Managing Director | Kayne Anderson Real Estate

Brian Cannella

Brian Cannella is responsible for sourcing all debt and managing lender relationships for Kayne Anderson Real Estate’s (KA Real Estate) opportunistic and core equity funds.  During his tenure at KA Real Estate, Cannella has closed more than $2B of transactions in the student housing, seniors housing, medical office and storage sectors.  In addition, Cannella serves on the pre-screen committee for KA Real Estate’s real estate debt platform.  Prior to his capital markets position, Cannella underwrote and executed property acquisitions and developments across all sectors.

Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2013, Cannella worked in various capacities as a financial analyst/associate for a large brokerage as well as investment and construction companies in New York City.

Cannella earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Union College and an M.B.A. in Finance and Investments from the University of Notre Dame.