Daisuke Kitta is a Senior Managing Director and the Head of Real Estate Group Japan based in Tokyo. Mr. Kitta is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Real Estate group’s investment activities in Japan. Since joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. Kitta has been involved in analyzing various real estate investment opportunities in Japan. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Kitta worked at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for originating and executing real estate transactions in Japan. Mr. Kitta received a degree in Economics from Nihon University and graduated with a B.S. from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.