Walter P. Dinsmore is a Senior Vice President in the Finance Group. Since joining Blackstone, Mr. Dinsmore has been involved in overseeing the accounting, tax, and financial reporting for the Affiliated Investors Investment Accounting & Reporting Group (AIIAR) Real Estate segment. Additionally, Mr. Dinsmore is involved in the Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Control Reporting Requirements for the AIIAR group. Before joining Blackstone in 1998, Mr. Dinsmore worked at Swiss Bank Corporation as a Senior Accountant where he planed and supervised the monthly closings of the broker dealer business. Prior to that, he worked for various Manufacturing and Financial Service organizations where he was involved in all aspects of Accounting and Financial Reporting. Mr. Dinsmore received a BBA in Accounting and an MBA in Accounting & Finance from Pace University.