Senior Managing Director
Real Estate Debt Strategies
Stephen Plavin is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone's Real Estate Debt Strategies group. Mr. Plavin is a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee for both Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies and Blackstone Real Estate Advisors. He is based in New York.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Plavin was Chief Executive Officer of CT Investment Management Co., LLC, a commercial real estate investment manager and rated special servicer that was wholly owned by Capital Trust, Inc. and acquired by Blackstone in December 2012. Mr. Plavin remains the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Trust, Inc.
Prior to joining Capital Trust in 1998, Mr. Plavin was co-head of Global Real Estate for The Chase Manhattan Bank and Chase Securities Inc. During his tenure at Chase, from 1984 to 1998, Mr. Plavin also led business units responsible for commercial real estate loan origination, syndication, structured finance, portfolio management and REO sales.
Mr. Plavin received a B.A. in English from Tufts University and an M.B.A. in Finance, Accounting and Marketing from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.