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Leon Volchyok

Managing Director

Real Estate — New York

Leon Volchyok is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group and currently serves as its interim Chief Compliance Officer, based in New York. Mr. Volchyok also serves as Head of Legal and Compliance for Blackstone Mortgage Trust (BXMT) and as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for both Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT) and the Blackstone Real Estate Income Funds (BREIF).

Prior to joining Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Volchyok was a Senior Associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets group at Proskauer Rose LLP, where he specialized in capital markets transactions and general securities law and corporate governance matters, with a focus on REITs and other real estate companies.

Mr. Volchyok received a BBA from Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and a JD from Fordham Law School.