Olivia (John) Hamlet is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group. Mrs. Hamlet currently focuses on new investment opportunities in the multifamily sector. Since joining Blackstone in 2007, Mrs. Hamlet has been involved in analyzing real estate investments in several property sectors and has worked on various transactions, including the Extended Stay Hotels acquisition and the Hilton Worldwide refinancing and IPO. From 2010-2012, Mrs. Hamlet was based in Blackstone’s London office, where she worked on the RBS U.K. loan portfolio acquisition. More recently, Mrs. Hamlet has played a key role in the creation and expansion of LivCor, Blackstone’s apartment portfolio company.
Mrs. Hamlet graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a BS in Economics and was also a Joseph Wharton Scholar. She also serves on the junior leadership board of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), which provides educational and career programs for young people from underserved communities.