Keynote VIP Dinner Speaker
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, Mr. Gray has helped build the largest real estate platform in the world with $102 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.
Mr. Gray currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Hilton Worldwide and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and is a board member of Invitation Homes. He also serves on the board of Harlem Village Academies and Trinity School. Mr. 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.
Mr. Gray 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.