||Kenneth C. Whitney
Senior Managing Director & Head of Investor Relations & Business Development
Investor Relations & Business Development
Kenneth C. Whitney is a Senior Managing Director in the Investor Relations & Business Development Group.
Since joining Blackstone in 1988, Mr. Whitney has focused his efforts in raising capital for Blackstone’s private investment funds and the establishment of Blackstone affiliates in the alternative investment area. He was responsible for the development of Blackstone Real Estate Partners, Blackstone Mezzanine Partners, and Blackstone Debt Advisors and oversaw Blackstone’s initial investments and joint ventures in the real estate area. He sits on the Investment Committees for all of Blackstone’s private investment funds. He also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Whitney began his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1980, where he spent time in the firm’s accounting and audit areas as well as in the tax and mergers and acquisitions areas. Mr. Whitney received a BS in Accounting from the University of Delaware.