Kathleen McCarthy is a Senior Managing Director and Global Chief Operating Officer of the Blackstone Real Estate group. She is based in New York. Ms. McCarthy provides global leadership for Blackstone's Real Estate business including oversight of Investor Relations and Business Development, Human Resources, Finance and Legal & Compliance. Blackstone has the largest real estate platform in the world with over $100 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.
Before joining Blackstone in 2010, Ms. McCarthy worked at Goldman Sachs, where she most recently was a Vice President focused on investments for the Real Estate Principal Investment Area. Ms. McCarthy began her career at Goldman Sachs in the Mergers & Strategic Advisory Group within the Investment Banking Division. Ms. McCarthy received a BA with Distinction from Yale University.
Ms. McCarthy serves on the Board of City Harvest, which focuses on ending hunger in New York City through food rescue and distribution.