Timothy Schifter is a Senior Advisor to Blackstone, focusing on the apparel, accessories, and footwear industries globally.
Prior to his appointment as a Senior Advisor, Mr. Schifter was a consultant to the firm from May 2012 to May 2013 and has participated in the firm’s analysis of a number of investment opportunities in the fashion, apparel and luxury industries and was involved in the execution of the firm's investment in Simone. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Schifter was Chief Executive Officer of Schifter + Partners LLC and prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of LeSportsac, Inc.
Mr. Schifter graduated with a BA degree from Pitzer College. Mr. Schifter serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of J.W. Hulme Co and as a member of the Board of Directors of Serena & Lily, R.G. Barry as well as Simone.