Michael Davis is a Senior Vice President in the Finance Group. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2009, Mr. Davis worked at Merrill Lynch for almost 20 years where he held various senior roles across the Finance organization. His positions included: Legal Controller for the Global Wealth Management Finance division; Head of Corporate Reporting which included SEC reporting, Controller for the primary Broker Dealer, Controller for the Parent Holding Company and various other entities within the organization; Manager in Internal Audit; and Business Unit Controller for FX trading as well as Futures and Options trading within the Capital Markets Finance division. Prior to Joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Davis worked at Kidder Peabody & Co and Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Davis received a BS in Accounting and Finance from Northeastern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and the NYSSCPA.