Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Westwood Capital LLC
Keiki-Michael Cabanos is currently a partner, executive vice president and general counsel at Westwood Capital, LLC, a New York City-based investment bank and fund sponsor, where he oversees the legal aspects of the firm, including investment transactions, private equity funds and firm operations.
Prior to joining Westwood Capital in 2005, Mr. Cabanos served as the initial chief financial officer and general counsel for First Albany’s (FA) Technology Ventures, a private equity fund focused on IT and new energy technologies.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Cabanos was a senior vice president of consulting for SEFCU and vice president of First Albany Corporation, a financial services and investment banking firm, where he formed and controlled the employee private equity funds. In addition to those duties, Mr. Cabanos was responsible for providing legal counsel in financial, securities, compliance, tax, trust and estate matters.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, an M.B.A. degree from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management & Technology, and a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from Albany Law School. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut and a member of the NYSBA (Business Law and Corporate Counsel Sections) and ABA.
Mr. Cabanos is a member of several boards, including the Equinox Inc., the Executive Committee of the Albany Law National Alumni Association, and the Board of Trustees of Albany Law School.