Thomas Sampson is a Managing Director in the Private Wealth Management Group involved in raising capital for Blackstone’s private and public funds in the Midwest region. Prior to joining Blackstone in January 2012, Mr. Sampson worked with Legg Mason, Inc. where he was a Sales Director covering the Midwest region. The products included mutual funds, separately managed accounts, closed end funds, college savings plans, and alternative investment products. Mr. Sampson spent 15 years at Legg Mason, Citi Asset Management and Smith Barney Asset Management. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance.