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David Blitzer

Sr. Managing Director & Head of Tactical Opportunities

Tactical Opportunities — New York

David S. Blitzer is the Global Head of Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities group, and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Blackstone Tactical Opportunities employs an opportunistic investment strategy across asset classes, industries and geographies and seeks to capitalize on time-sensitive or non-traditional investment opportunities that are differentiated and difficult to source, analyze or execute.

Since joining Blackstone in 1991, Mr. Blitzer has been involved in the execution of Blackstone investments across a variety of asset classes, including establishing and leading Blackstone’s European private equity business.

Mr. Blitzer is based in New York and graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Blitzer currently serves on the Boards of Harlem RBI, an East Harlem social services and educational organization, the Riverdale Country School, the Advisory Board of the Mount Sinai Surgical Department, and the Board of Overseers at the Wharton School.