Stephen A. Schwarzman

Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Stephen A. Schwarzman

Stephen A. Schwarzman

Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Blackstone Management Partners LLC
GSO / Blackstone Debt Funds Management LLC
GSO Capital Advisors LLC

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17781

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

02/14/1947 - Philadelphia, PA, United States

Age

73

Number of Awards

36

Estimated Net Worth

$11.8B

Interests

Philanthropy

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Former President at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Secretary & Chief Legal Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Finance Group at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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President, Chief Operating Officer & Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Westcap Mgt. Ltd.

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Executive Officer at Blackstone Energy Partners II LP

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Senior Managing Director, GSO at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director & President at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Managing Director-Finance at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Tactical Opportunities at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.
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Child
Chief Executive Officer at Nene’s Treats

Child
Member, Board of Visitors at Duke University - School of Law

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

Child-In-Law
Managing Partner, Related Instructure at Related Fund Management LLC

Related Fund Management focuses on investments in real estate development

Ex-Spouse

The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to our local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is acclaimed internationally for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. The Mount Sinai Health System was created from the combination of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, which both agreed unanimously to combine the two entities in July 2013.

Spouse
Education
Class of 1972

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA
Class of 1969

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Attendee
Class of 1965
Memberships
Founding Member
2005 - Current

CORE: is a private “360º lifestyle” organization that unites its members by providing access to experiences, services, insights, culture, entertainment, and community. CORE: is dedicated to delivering the ideal “360º lifestyle” experience where time is optimized and the line is blurred between business and personal. Within an environment that offers unparalleled services & facilities, CORE: enables members to foster meaningful relationships by offering a diverse range of community driven experiences. CORE: is also the ideal forum for conducting business by offering a flexible environment, convenient and practical services, and distinctive client entertainment opportunities. For personal pursuits, CORE: anticipates needs and provides exclusive access to a curated collection of compelling experiences designed around members’ cultural passions.

Member
Current

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.

Member
Current

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.

Career History
Co-Founder
1985 - Current

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Co-Founder
2007 - ?

Blackstone Group Management LLC, a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group, Inc., is an American company located in New York, NY, that provides investment advisory services. The firm was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman and Pete G. Peterson. Stephen Allen Schwarzman is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2007.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior

DJO Global, Inc. provides orthopedic devices for the products used for physical therapy. The firm also manufactures surgical reconstructive implant products. Its products include brands such as Aircast, Bell-Horn, CMF and Fast Freeze. The company was founded by Mark Nordquist and Ken Reed in 1978 and is headquartered in Vista, CA.

Boards & Committees
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - Current

From a top-down perspective, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) focuses on positioning funds to capitalize on market opportunities through focused research and allocation of resources. From a bottom-up perspective, the firm seeks to build deep relationships with underlying hedge fund managers that are strengthened by their investment professionals' relevant experience in the financial markets, as well as the Blackstone network in other alternative asset classes.Their funds' strategies generally allocate capital to a diversified group of portfolio (i.e., hedge fund) managers that invest or trade in a wide variety of securities and other instruments, including, but not limited to, equities and fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, futures contracts, options and other derivative instruments, all of which may be listed or unlisted, rated or unrated, distressed or publicly or privately issued. BAAM Funds also may invest in separate managed accounts with underlying managers. In general, BAAM offers 3 types of products: (1) commingled funds (2) customized funds (3) advisory clients.BAAM employs various types of investment strategies including broadly diversified and strategy focused. Their strategy focuses strategies include: (1) equity: fundamental, opportunistic trading, top down, private equity and quantitative long/short (2) credit: opportunistic, relative value, mortgages and structured/asset back securities (3) corporate distressed (4) leveraged loans (5) event-driven (5) direct origination (6) reinsurance (7) hedging (8) managed futures (9) commodities (10) interest rates and (11) emerging markets.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2015

PJT Partners, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of advisory-investment solutions. It specializes in strategic advisory, shareholder engagement, restructuring and special situations and private fund advisory and placement services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors, and governments. The company was founded on November 5, 2014. and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman, Executive Committee
1985 - Prior

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
2016 - Current

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation's largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to its emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian's 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at five major centers: The Allen Hospital Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division Affiliations with Medical Colleges NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital shares a unique affiliation with two of the nation's leading Ivy League medical schools – Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. With our academic partners, the Hospital shares a commitment to pursuing clinical excellence, engaging in groundbreaking biomedical research, offering outstanding medical education, and providing prevention and wellness services to the community. Our Commitment NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. When you or a member of your family requires care, we will provide the exceptional services that you expect from a first-rate medical institution. Awards NewYork-Presbyterian has consistently been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., ENERGY STAR, and New York Magazine for our top doctors and healthcare facilities. Read More NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System serves residents of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, as well as Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and several upstate New York counties. Members of the System include acute-care and community hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities, home-health agencies, ambulatory sites, and specialty institutes committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective, and conveniently accessible care to the communities they serve. Each member of the System is an affiliate of either Weill Cornell Medical College or Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Chairman, Board of Trustees
Current

Schwarzman Scholars, founded by American financier Stephen A. Schwarzman, founder of asset management firm, Blackstone Group, is an international scholarship program announced on April 2013, designed to "educate the next generation of global leaders". The program is intended to launch in June 2016, upon completion of Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University. The college was designed by Robert A.M. Stern, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture and will host 200 elite scholars annually from the US, China and other countries around the world for a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The New York Public Library provides library services. It uses its available resources in a program of collecting, cataloging, and conserving books and other materials, and providing ready access directly to individual library users and to users elsewhere through cooperating libraries and library networks. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, International Advisory Council
Tenure Unconfirmed

China Development Bank Corp. offers banking services. It provides long-term investment and financing support for economic development covering electricity, road, railway, agriculture, and infrastructure construction. The company was founded in March 17, 1994, and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K +
2018

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.

$10K - $15K
2018

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$100K +
2018

Internationally recognized as a premier museum and research center, the Frick is known for its distinguished Old Master paintings and outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts. The collection was assembled by the Pittsburgh industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) and is housed in his former residence on Fifth Avenue. One of New York City’s few remaining Gilded Age mansions, it provides a tranquil environment for visitors to experience masterpieces by artists such as Bellini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Goya, and Whistler. The museum opened in 1935 and has continued to acquire works of art since Mr. Frick’s death.

Political Donations
$2,800
2019

Representative at Office of the Representative for New York's 21st District, Elise Stefanik

$5,000
2019
$2,800
2019

Representative from Washington's 5th Congressional District

Transactions
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The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchases PJT Partners Holdings LP

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purchases PJT Partners, Inc. from The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Rank #112
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #75
2017
Hurun - Global Rich List
Rank #113
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Events
Speaker
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.

Speaker
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
4th Annual Morgan Stanley U.S. Financials Conference

Speaker
2018 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Other Affiliations

Stephen A. Schwarzman is affiliated with The Blackstone Group, Inc., Blackstone Group Management LLC, DJO Global, Inc., Lehman Brothers, Inc., Blackstone Distressed Securities Advisors LP, Blackstone Advisory Services LP, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp., Yale University, Blackstone (Legacy S Corp.), Inc., Blackstone Management Partners LLC, Blackstone Mezzanine Advisors II LP, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Advisors LLC, Blackstone Mezzanine Advisors LP, GSO / Blackstone Debt Funds Management LLC, Blackstone Debt Advisors LP, GSO Capital Partners LP, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Advisors LLC, GSO Capital Advisors LLC, Blackstone Treasury Solutions Advisors LLC, PJT Partners, Inc., Blackstone Strategic Capital Advisors LLC, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations (Alberta) Europe LP, Blackstone / GSO Market Neutral Credit Fund LP, Blackstone Commercial Real Estate Debt Fund LP, Blackstone Energy Partners, LP, Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII LP, Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII.TE.2 LP, BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE SPECIAL SITUATIONS EUROPE L.P., Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund - A (PE) LP, CHK Mid Con Co-Invest Vehicle Royalty LP, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund - A (RA) LP, GSO Giant Co-Invest I LP, GSO Giant Co-Invest II LP, Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies II LP, GSO Bakken Overseas Holdings I LP, Gso Bakken Holdings I LP, Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Fund LP, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Fund II 1 LP, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Fund II LP, Blackstone Commercial Real Estate Debt Fund (Cayman) LP, Blackstone Eagle Principal Transaction Partners Itr LP, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund L LP, Blackstone Eagle Principal Transaction Partners LP, Blackstone Capital Partners VI-Executive Fund LP, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Blackstone Senfina Advisors LLC, Foreland Resources Holdings LP, GSO Energy Partners B LP, GSO Capital Partners (Private Equity), Yale University - Yale School of Management, Ensemble Parent LLC, GSO Energy Partners C LP, CHK Mid Con Co-Invest Vehicle Preferred, LP, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, Blackstone Energy Partners II LP, GSO Energy Partners C II LP, Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, Schwarzman Scholars Program, Finance of America Commercial LLC, Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), PJT Partners, Inc., The Blackstone Group, Inc., Blackstone Advisory Services LP, Blackstone Distressed Securities Advisors LP, Finance of America Commercial LLC, Freescale Semiconductor Ltd., Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, GSO Capital Advisors LLC, GSO / Blackstone Debt Funds Management LLC, GSO Capital Partners (Private Equity), Blackstone Debt Advisors LP, Blackstone Mezzanine Advisors LP, Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Management Partners LLC, Blackstone Group Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., GSO Energy Partners C LP, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund L LP, Foreland Resources Holdings LP, Russian Direct Investment Fund /Private Equity, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund - A (PE) LP, CHK Mid Con Co-Invest Vehicle Royalty LP, GSO Giant Co-Invest I LP, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund - A (RA) LP, Blackstone / GSO Market Neutral Credit Fund LP, CHK Mid Con Co-Invest Vehicle Preferred, LP, GSO Giant Co-Invest II LP, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Global TE Feeder Fund LP, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Global Feeder Fund, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Global Feeder Fund 2 LP, Shanghai International Financial Advisory Council, Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Alberta Fund II LP, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Schwarzman Scholars Program, The New York Public Library, The Atlantic Council of the United States, Asia Society - New York, The Frick Collection, Youth, Inc., Tsinghua University - School of Economics and Management, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Navy SEAL Foundation, Inc., New York City Ballet, Inc., Film Society of Lincoln Center, Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, The Partnership Fund for New York City, The Partnership for New York City, Harvard University, New York-Presbyterian Fund, Inc., Qatar Foundation, The World Economic Forum USA, Inc.

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