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Steve Kuppenheimer

Sr. Managing Director

Credit — New York

Steve Kuppenheimer is a Senior Managing Director with Blackstone Credit. He is part of Blackstone Credit's Performing Credit Group focused on portfolio management and capital markets. Mr. Kuppenheimer is a member of Blackstone Credit’s Investment Committee.
Before joining Blackstone Credit, then known as GSO Capital Partners, in 2015 Mr. Kuppenheimer was a Senior Managing Director at Stifel Financial where he served as Head of Principal Investing and Head of Debt Capital Markets from 2010 to 2015. Prior to Stifel, Mr. Kuppenheimer was founder and CEO of FSI Capital, an alternative asset management company focused on U.S. credit products. Previously, Mr. Kuppenheimer was head of CLOs and structured funds for Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Kuppenheimer received a J.D., with Distinction, from Emory University School of Law and a B.A. from Colgate University with Honors in Philosophy. Mr. Kuppenheimer serves on the board of trustees for the George Jackson Academy.