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

RelSci Relationships

17410

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

55

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

Relationship likelihood: Strong

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

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Partner at Westcap Mgt. Ltd.

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Executive Officer at Blackstone Energy Partners II LP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

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

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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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Stephen A. Schwarzman
Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.
Family Members
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
Life Member, Board of Trustees at Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Spouse
Education
MBA
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
Founder
2013 - 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.

Co-Founder
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.

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.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

Blackstone Distressed Securities Advisors invests primarily in distressed and defaulted debt securities and related equities, with an emphasis on smaller, less efficiently traded issues. They invest in leveraged loans, second lien loans, high yield bonds, distressed securities, mezzanine securities, public and private equity, and credit derivatives.The firm's investment process uses a variety of proprietary and non-proprietary research models as well as third-party reports and in-house analysis, and tends to follow a bottom-up approach.They conduct an in-depth review of potential investments through 1) analysis of corporate activities and financials, 2) reviews of annual reports, prospectuses and other filings, and 3) meetings with senior management of their target companies.The firm seeks to capitalize on both long- and short-term inefficiencies in the market. They also occasionally invest opportunistically seeking short-term gains, and may weight their strategy towards deep value.

Director
Prior

Freescale is the global leader in embedded processing solutions, advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog ICs and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation to the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected.

Member, Advisory Board
Tenure Unconfirmed

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) provides growth capital to Russian companies operating in the sectors of IT, healthcare and infrastructure (but not energy). The fund seeks co-investment opportunities alongside foreign sovereign wealth and private equity funds. The RDIF will be capitalized with $2 billion a year over the next five years. It invests $50 - $500 million in deals, as long as outside investors at least match it. The fund itself would not own controlling stakes in businesses, but it could do so along with its investment partners. Its investment horizon is about 5-7 years.

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, Advisory Board
Current

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management is the business school of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. It is consistently ranked one of the best among business schools in China.

Board Member
Prior

New York City Ballet, Inc. operates as a dance company. The firm offers athletic, contemporary style, and a repertory of original ballets. The company was founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein in 1948 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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.

$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.

$100K - $250K
2018

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.

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

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