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Jon Gray

Net Worth: $2.5B   |   New York, New York
Blackstone Group Global Head of Real Estate
Jon Gray
Jon Gray

Jonathan Gray leads the real estate arm of the world’s largest private equity firm. He is responsible for $102B in investor capital that Blackstone has under management in real estate assets. He represented the buyer in one of the largest transactions of any kind: Blackstone’s 2007 acquisition of Sam Zell’s Equity Office for $39B. Among other big deals was the 2007 acquisition of Hilton Worldwide for $26B.

Gray serves as chairman of the board of the company. He and his wife, Mindy, contributed $30M to establish a cancer research and treatment center at the University of Pennsylvania, Gray’s alma mater. — Scott Klocksin

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