Timothy Coleman is a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Restructuring & Reorganization Group. Mr. Coleman also serves as a member of Blackstone's Executive Committee.
Since joining Blackstone in 1992, Mr. Coleman has worked on a variety of restructuring and reorganization assignments for companies, creditor groups, special committees of corporate boards, corporate parents of troubled companies and acquirers of distressed assets. Mr. Coleman’s most notable assignments include Adelphia, AMBAC, Asian Art Museum, AT&T (in the restructurings of AT&T Canada, Alestra, AT&T Broadband and Excite@Home), Barneys New York, Bear Stearns Asset Management, Bidermann Industries USA, Inc., Cable & Wireless Holdings, Camelot Music, Inc., CellNet Data Systems Inc., Credit-Based Asset Servicing and Securitization LLC (“C-BASS”), Criimi Mae, Delta Air Lines, Edison Brothers Stores, Inc., Ermis Maritime Shipping, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company (“FGIC”), FLAG Telecom, Ford, Geneva Steel Company, Guangdong Enterprises, Harnischfeger Industries, Harrah’s Jazz Company, ILFC, Koll Real Estate, Los Angeles Dodgers, Mirant Corp., Mohegan Sun, Molten Metal Technology, Inc., RCN, R.H. Macy & Co., Stratosphere Corporation, Supercanal Holding, S.A., Travelport, Vencor, Inc., Williams Communications, Xerox Corporation and XL Capital.
The International Financing Review recognized Mr. Coleman's efforts in the restructurings of C-BASS and Ford Motor Company by naming the transactions the Restructuring of the Year in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Mr. Coleman was named Global Investment Banker of the Year in 2011 by the Turnaround Atlas Awards.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Coleman was a Vice President at Citibank N.A. for twelve years, where he divided his time between corporate restructuring, real estate restructuring, and loan syndications.
Mr. Coleman is a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia University. He is a member of the inMotion Board of Directors, the Teach for America New York Board of Directors, the Board of Leaders of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Council.
Mr. Coleman received a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Southern California.