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Joan Solotar

Sr. Managing Director & Head of Private Wealth Solutions & External Relations

Private Wealth Solutions & Ext Relations — New York

Joan Solotar is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone, Head of Global Private Wealth Solutions, and serves on the Management Committee. Ms. Solotar oversees the firm’s Private Wealth Solutions business, which delivers solutions to institutional and high net worth clients.

Before joining Blackstone in 2007, Ms. Solotar was with Bank of America Securities where she was a Managing Director and Head of Equity Research. Previously, she was a consistently highly ranked Institutional Investor “All-America Research Team” financial services analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse as a Managing Director. Ms. Solotar is Chair of the Board of Directors of Blackstone’s Charitable Foundation. She is also Chair of the Board of Trustees of East Harlem Tutorial Program and East Harlem Scholars Academies. She is the author of a Harvard Business Review article entitled “Truths for our Daughters,” as well as “Truths from My Daughter.”

Ms. Solotar received a BS in Management Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA in Finance from New York University.