Christine Japlit is a Senior Vice President in the Real Estate Asset Management Group and is based in New York. Since joining Blackstone in 1997, Ms. Japlit has worked in the Private Equity group as well as in the Real Estate Asset management group. She has been involved in the asset management of various real estate investments, primarily in the hospitality and retail sectors. In addition to direct asset management responsibilities, she has been involved in launching global initiatives and overseeing the US valuations analytics. Ms. Japlit received a BS in Accounting from Villanova University. Ms. Japlit is a Certified Public Accountant.