Robert L. Friedman

Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Robert L. Friedman

Robert L. Friedman

Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Overview
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Number of Boards

40

Birthday

1943

Age

78

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Former President at Blackstone Alternative Credit Advisors LP

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Managing Director & 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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Managing Partner at Westcap Mgt. Ltd.

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Executive Officer at Blackstone Energy Partners II LP

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

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General Counsel & Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Robert L. Friedman
Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group, Inc.
Education
JD
Class of 1967

The University of Pennsylvania Law School, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the Ivy League, it is among the oldest and most selective law schools in the nation. It is currently ranked 7th overall by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st in terms of career prospects by the Princeton Review, a rank awarded also by the National Law Journal based on placement of graduates in top law firms.It offers the degrees of Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Comparative Laws (LL.C.M.), and Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.).

Graduate
Class of 1964

Columbia College is a relatively small, coeducational, residential college situated in a large and complex university. These circumstances work to the advantage of our students, who often enjoy the individual, personal attention that only a small college can provide and, at the same time, attend classes that offer an impressive array of intellectual challenges and rewards.

Career History
Senior Advisor
2003 - 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.

Fund Advisor
Tenure Unconfirmed

BACA evaluates potential opportunities and investments by using the investment process which includes a variety of proprietary and non-proprietary research models and methods of analyses and a variety of both internal and external resources, such as financial newspapers and magazines, research, and reports provided by third parties and corporate rating services. The firm seeks to capitalize on both long- and short-term inefficiencies in the market by investing across a spectrum of products, often employing a bottom-up analysis, utilizing market technical and fundamental analyses to select investments.

Fund Advisor
Tenure Unconfirmed

Blackstone Management Partners LLC engages in the provision of investment management services. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 +
2017

PRESERVE AND PROTECT NANTUCKET ISLAND'S OPEN SPACE, WATER, AND OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES BY HOLDING CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS, MONITORING DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS, UNDERWRITING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND SPONSORING LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION.

$5,000 +
2016

PRESERVE AND PROTECT NANTUCKET ISLAND'S OPEN SPACE, WATER, AND OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES BY HOLDING CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS, MONITORING DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS, UNDERWRITING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND SPONSORING LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION.

$1,000 - $2,499
2016

UWSHR CONDUCTS FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS, ACTS AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT, AND DISTRIBUTES FUNDS TO PARTICIPATING AREA ORGANIZATIONS ACCORDING TO DONOR DESIGNATIONS AND FUND DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS. UWSHR'S MISSION IS TO BRING PEOPLE AND RESOURCES TOGETHER TO SOLVE PROBLEMS TOO BIG FOR ANYONE TO SOLVE ALONE.

Political Donations
$2,600
2013

Former Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

$2,500
2012

Former Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

$2,500
2011

President at North Country Capital LLC

Transactions
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Steamboat Credit Opportunities Fund Offshore LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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GSO Energy Partners C LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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

Awards & Honors
Columbia College - John Jay Award
Events
Speaker
Greenwich, CT, United States
2007 Yale School of Management Annual Private Equity Conference

Speaker
Rye brook, NY, United States
2006 Yale School of Management Annual Private Equity Conference

Speaker
Greenwich, CT, United States
2005 Yale School of Management Annual Private Equity Conference

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