Kenneth E. Aboussie

Kenneth E. Aboussie

Managing Partner

Kenneth E. Aboussie Jr. is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Stonelake Capital Partners where he directs major capital transactions and manages the firm's investment committee.

Kenneth E. Aboussie Jr. is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Stonelake Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm founded in Austin, Texas in 2007.  Stonelake has 32 professionals with offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston. Stonelake invests in both debt and equity opportunities in commercial real estate and manages institutional capital for college endowments, foundations and hospital systems.  Stonelake has raised $1.4 billion of equity across six (6) discretionary private equity funds, with a combined total capitalization of $3.0 billion in commercial property. Mr. Aboussie directs major capital transactions for Stonelake and manages the firm's Investment Committee.

Stonelake acquires and develops industrial, multifamily and office properties and owns over $3 billion of commercial real estate in Texas. Stonelake owns, has acquired or developed over 5,000 Class-A multifamily units, 3.0 million square feet of Class-A office buildings and 140 industrial warehouses totaling 11.0 million square feet.

Prior to founding Stonelake, Mr. Aboussie was a Partner with Cypress Real Estate Advisors, a private equity firm based in Austin, Texas. During his tenure at Cypress, Mr. Aboussie headed the firm’s capital markets group and directed both acquisitions and dispositions of investments with a total capitalization of $700 million. In addition, Mr. Aboussie was responsible for raising $800 million of equity capital across two private equity funds.

Prior to joining Cypress, Mr. Aboussie was a Summer Associate in New York with JP Morgan Chase & Co. in their real estate group.

Mr. Aboussie received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University, and a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Mr. Aboussie serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin as well as the Executive Council for the University of Texas’ Real Estate Center. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Board for the Baylor Health Care System Foundation. Mr. Aboussie, his wife Kamela, and their three children are members at Highland Park Presbyterian Church.