Jonathan D. Gray is global head of Real Estate and a member of the board of directors of Blackstone. He also sits on the firm's Management Committee.
Since joining Blackstone in 1992, Gray has helped build the largest real estate platform in the world with $93 billion in investor capital under management. Blackstone's portfolio includes hotel, office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Gray currently serves as chairman of the board of Hilton Worldwide and is a board member of Brixmor Properties. He is also chairman of the board of Harlem Village Academies and a board member of Trinity School. Gray and his wife, Mindy, established the Basser Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine focused on the prevention and treatment of certain genetically caused cancers.
He received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, as well as a BA in English from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.