Michael Lascher is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group.
Mr. Lascher oversees the financing of all of Blackstone’s domestic real estate investments, including corporate and asset-level financings included in investments such as Brixmor, Equity Office Properties, Extended Stay America, Indcor and Hilton.
Before joining Blackstone in 2012, Mr. Lascher was a Managing Director with the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy estate where he asset managed a portfolio of the estate's real estate investments. From 2004 until the company's bankruptcy, Mr. Lascher was a member of Lehman’s Global Real Estate Group where he focused on the origination, structuring and closing of CMBS financings. He previously was an associate in the real estate group of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.
Mr. Lascher received a BA in History and Communications from The University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.