||John A. Magliano
John A. Magliano is a Managing Director and head of Blackstone’s Tax Group. Mr. Magliano joined Blackstone in 2002 and has held a number of key leadership positions in the firm’s Finance group where he is currently responsible for the firm’s global tax initiatives including strategic planning, tax compliance and reporting. He previously was the CFO of Blackstone’s Private Equity Group and oversaw the accounting, tax and financial reporting and administration of the Group.
Prior to that, Mr. Magliano oversaw Blackstone's partnership finance and accounting team. Mr. Magliano was also involved in various strategic planning projects for the firm. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Magliano was the owner of a consulting firm, where he worked with a large state pension fund, corporations, partnerships, and high net worth individuals. Prior to establishing his firm, Mr. Magliano was a partner with Arthur Andersen, where he spent approximately 20 years in the firm's tax division.
Mr. Magliano received a BS in Accounting from St. John's University, where he graduated cum laude. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and NYSSCPA.