Paul Quinlan is a Managing Director and the Chief Financial Officer of Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies. Mr. Quinlan is also the CFO of Blackstone Mortgage Trust (NYSE: BXMT), based in New York.
Mr. Quinlan previously was a member of Blackstone Finance, where he served as Head of Financial Planning & Business Development, with oversight of management and public reporting, as well as strategic acquisitions such as Capital Trust/BXMT. He also served as the CFO for Blackstone Advisory Partners L.P., which encompasses the firm’s Advisory, Restructuring & Reorganization and Capital Markets businesses. From 2004 until joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Quinlan worked as a Director in the Global Principal Investments Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, focusing on strategic corporate M&A and private equity investments. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities.
Mr. Quinlan received a B.S. in Finance and English cum laude from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. with distinction from New York University's Stern School of Business.