Brian Kim is a Senior Managing Director in the Real Estate Group at Blackstone. Mr. Kim is currently the Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets of Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust. Since joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. Kim has played a key role in a number of Blackstone’s investments including the take private and subsequent sale of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, the acquisition of Peter Cooper Village / Stuyvesant Town and the creation of BRE Select Hotels Corp., Blackstone’s select service hotel platform.
Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Kim worked at Apollo Real Estate Advisors, Max Capital Management Corp. and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Kim has served as a board member of Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust since January 2021 and as a board member of CorePoint Lodging Inc. (NYSE: CPLG), a portfolio company of a Blackstone fund, since November 2015 and previously served as a board member, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Managing Director of BRE Select Hotels Corp.
Mr. Kim received an AB in Biology from Harvard College where he graduated with honors.