Daniel D'Aniello net worth: Daniel D'Aniello is an American businessman with an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion dollars. Born in Butler, Pennsylvania, Daniel D'Aniello graduated from Syracuse University, and then earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He began working in finance for major companies, including serving as a financial officer for TWA and Pepsico. From there, he became the Vice President for Finance and Development at Marriott Corporation, where he handled mergers, acquisitions, debt, and project financing. He co-founded the Carlyle Group with William Conway, Jr. and David Rubenstein, in the late 80s. The company used their political connections to buy defense-oriented businesses throughout the late 80s and 90s, and the firm now manages nearly $160 billion in assets. Mr. D'Aniello is the current CEO of the Carlyle Group. He currently lives in Vienna, Virginia, and has donated considerable amounts of money to various educational institutions, including Syracuse University.