Louis Salvatore, Senior Managing Director, is the Co-Head of Blackstone Credit's Performing Credit team and a member of the Performing Credit investment committees. Mr. Salvatore is responsible for sourcing, diligencing, structuring and managing performing credit investments. He is a Joint Portfolio Manager of Blackstone Credit's mezzanine and direct lending funds. He also serves on the Blackstone Insurance Solutions and BTAS investment committees. Before joining Blackstone Credit, then known as GSO Capital Partners, in 2005 Mr. Salvatore was a Principal of DLJ Investment Partners, the mezzanine fund of CSFB’s Alternative Capital Division. Mr. Salvatore joined CSFB in 2000 when it acquired DLJ, where he was a member of the Merchant Banking Group. He had been a member of DLJ's Leveraged Finance Group, specializing in corporate restructurings. Prior to that, he worked for Kidder Peabody. Mr. Salvatore received a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.