is Treasurer and Managing Director in the Finance Group.
Mr. Skurbe is involved in all Blackstone Treasury related activities, including cash and liquidity management, working capital management, bank and rating agency relationship management, and balance sheet risk management.
Before joining Blackstone in 2009, Mr. Skurbe spent 10 years with Merrill Lynch, most recently serving as the CFO for Merrill Lynch Bank & Trust Co., FSB, a $35 billion thrift housing several of Merrill Lynch’s consumer lending and banking businesses. Prior to that role, Mr. Skurbe spent seven years supporting Merrill Lynch Treasury in various middle and back office support functions including roles as the Merrill Lynch’s foreign exchange Controller and Director of the Treasury Finance function. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Skurbe had previous roles with Amerada Hess Corporation and Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Skurbe received a BS in Accounting from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant.