David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

David M. Rubenstein

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

Career Highlights

Synatech Holdings, Inc.
Carlyle Group Management LLC
Carlyle NGP Agribusiness Co-Investment LP

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Primary Location

Bethesda, MD, United States

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1950 - Baltimore, MD, United States



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Estimated Net Worth


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Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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General Counsel at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Chairman at Catalio Capital Management LP

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Managing Director & Head of US Real Estate at The Carlyle Group LP (Corporate Private Equity)

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Chief Financial Officer at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Head of Carlyle Japan & Managing Director at The Carlyle Group LP (Corporate Private Equity)

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Managing Director at Carlyle Investment Management LLC

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Director, Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity & Co-Head of US Buyout at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Manna Tree Partners LLC

Manna Tree Partners LLC is an active manager invest growth capital in the next generation of health food companies.


Blackstone Life Sciences Advisors invests in companies located in US. They targets companies operating in the fields of life sciences sector. It provides financing for growth transactions.


Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC owns, operates and publishes daily and non-daily newspapers. The company was founded by Amanda Coyne and Anton Hopfinger in 2008 and is headquartered in Anchorage, AK.

Parent, Deceased
Former File Clerk at The United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service is a delivery service that reaches every address in the United States. It relies on the sale of postage, products, and services to pay for operating expenses. The company was founded in 1775 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Juris Doctor
Class of 1973

University of Chicago Law School is the graduate school of law at the University of Chicago. It was founded in 1902 by a coalition of donors led by John D. Rockefeller, and is consistently one of the highest-rated law schools in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report ranks it fourth among U.S. law schools, and it is noted particularly for its influence on the economic analysis of law.

Class of 1966
2013 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

2007 - Current

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is a nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, that was founded in 1947 to honor the achievements of outstanding Americans who have succeeded in spite of adversity and to emphasize the importance of higher education. The association is named for Horatio Alger, a 19th-century author of hundreds of dime novels in the "rags-to-riches" genre, extolling the importance of perseverance and hard work. The association gives the annual Horatio Alger Award to exemplars of its ideals. It also grants scholarships, and describes itself as the largest provider of need-based scholarships in the United States. All scholarships are funded by the generosity of the members of the Horatio Alger Association.


The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Career History
1987 - Current

The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with more than $157 billion in assets under management across 101 funds and 64 fund of funds vehicles. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 1,300 professionals operating in 32 offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Japan, Asia and Australia.

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director
2011 - ?

Carlyle Group Management LLC engages in managing operations and activites of carlyle group. The firm offers asset management services to its customers. The company was founded by David Mark Rubenstein, William E. Conway, Jr. and Daniel A. D'Aniello and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Fund Advisor
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Carlyle Investment Management LLC provides investment advisory services. It provides retail insurance and investment services across the US. The company's life insurance products include universal life insurance, term life coverage, and variable annuities. It was founded in 2007 and is located in Washington, DC.

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Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1M +

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K


Political Donations

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.


Former Representative from Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District

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Carlyle Realty Coinvestment VII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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CETP III Coinvestment LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Carlyle NGP Agribusiness Co-Investment LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Scene7, Inc. publishes image management, production and publishing software solutions. It develops hosted cross media platform for managing and delivering content to web, print, email, and mobile channels. The firm’s SaaS platform automates the management, produces, and delivers data-driven media. The company was founded by Douglas F. Mack and Andy Jennings in 1999 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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aXiomatic LLC provides esports services. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials. It operates two landmark facilities that, together, welcome more than eight million visitors a year, making it the most visited museum in the country. It also is home to the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #280
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Rank #814
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #810
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Tiger 21 Headliner Series

The TIGER 21 Headliner Series is a premier speaking venue that attracts some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders.

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
iGlobal Forum 8th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

iGlobal Forum 8th Real Estate Private Equity Summit gather the industry`s largest institutional investors, asset managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks, and real estate investors. The Summit will examine in great detail the performance and development trends for funds, fundraising challenges, capital structures, deal sourcing and investor due diligence. This senior-level forum will once again be the premier platform to unite and network face-to-face with Corporate & Public Pension Plans, Insurance Companies, Private Equity Real Estate Firms, R.E.I.T’s, Real Estate Venture Capitalists, Investment Banks, Distressed Debt Firms and Investors, Hedge Funds, Real Estate Asset Management Firms, and Commercial Real Estate Executives & Advisors.

Washington, DC, United States
38th Annual Ex-Im Bank Conference

The Export-Import Bank of the United States concluded its 38th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C on Friday with a keynote address from Vice President Joe Biden. The Vice President, who was introduced by small business owner Jenny Fulton, spoke at length about how exports are critical to maintaining a robust economy and sustaining U.S. job creation and growth.

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