Andrew Kandel
Global Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Legal Counsel at Cerberus Capital Management

Profile

Andrew joined Cerberus Capital Management in early 2007 as the Chief Compliance Officer and Co-General Counsel, overseeing the compliance and legal functions of the firm’s private equity, lending, real estate and trading activities. 

Prior to joining Cerberus, Andrew spent over 8 years at Merrill Lynch as First Vice President in charge of state regulation and government relations.

Before that Andrew was the Chief of the Investor Protection & Securities Bureau at the New York State Attorney General's Office.  He also served as Assistant Deputy Attorney General helping supervise the Environmental, Antitrust, Charities, Civil Rights, Consumer Fraud and Real Estate Finance Bureaus.

Andrew also spent time in the Enforcement Division of the New York Stock Exchange.  He began his legal career in 1986 as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan where he investigated and prosecuted hundreds of criminal matters ranging from Arson and Robbery to Grand Larceny and Murder.