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Valerie Kritsberg

Sr. Managing Director

Credit — New York

Valerie Kritsberg is a Senior Managing Director and leads Blackstone Credit’s capital markets origination efforts across leveraged bank debt, high yield securities, alternative investments and middle market investment opportunities.

Since joining Blackstone Credit, Mrs. Kritsberg has focused on the group's public and private market investments including distressed and special situation investments across multiple industries. Prior to joining Blackstone Credit, then known as GSO Capital Partners, in 2005, Mrs. Kritsberg worked in Credit Suisse First Boston’s Global Energy Investment Banking Group where she worked on equity, leveraged finance and M&A transactions for a number of corporate and private equity clients.

Mrs. Kritsberg received a BS from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.