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Kathy Skero

Senior Advisor

Advisors — New York

Kathleen Skero is a Senior Advisor to Blackstone’s Finance group. Previously, she was a Senior Managing Director, and the firm’s Finance Director and Principal Accounting Officer.

Prior to joining Blackstone in 2009, Ms. Skero worked at Merrill Lynch for 29 years in a variety of positions, including CFO of its Global Wealth Management division and Global Controller, where her responsibilities included oversight of the firm's books and records, SEC reporting, accounting policy, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Ms. Skero received a BA and an MBA from Rutgers University and a JD from Fordham University and is a Certified Public Accountant.