||Kenneth A. Caplan
Senior Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Europe
Kenneth Caplan is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Europe. Mr. Caplan is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Real Estate group’s investment activities and personnel in Europe. In addition, he is responsible for reviewing all acquisitions for BREP.
Since joining Blackstone in 1997, Mr. Caplan has been involved in a variety of real estate acquisitions and initiatives in the United States, Europe and Asia, and has played a key role in Blackstone’s real estate investments across all property types. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Caplan was at Lazard Frères & Co. in the real estate investment banking group.
Mr. Caplan received an AB in Economics from Harvard University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude and received the John Harvard Scholarship for highest academic achievement.