Christopher Striano is a Senior Managing Director and Principal Accounting Officer at Blackstone. Mr. Striano is responsible for Blackstone’s Global Fund Accounting Group, corporate accounting and accounting policy. He also provides supervisory oversight for Blackstone’s Private Equity segment, which includes operations, portfolio company valuations, tax and financial reporting for Blackstone’s Private Equity, Tactical Opportunities and Infrastructure funds. Mr. Striano also runs Blackstone’s Portfolio Management Program (PMP program).
Since joining Blackstone in 1998, Mr. Striano has been involved in a number of Blackstone’s strategic planning projects, including the firm’s IPO, and has served as Head of the firm’s Financial Planning and Analysis group, where his responsibilities included the firm’s global forecast process, business unit and firm-wide strategic planning, managing ratings agency relationships, new business initiatives and various special projects.
Mr. Striano received a BS in Accounting with a minor in Finance from St. John’s University.