President and Chief Operating Officer
Jonathan (“Jon”) Gray is President and Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone, and is a
member of Blackstone’s Board of Directors. He sits on its Management Committee and most of
its investment committees. Mr. Gray previously served as the firm’s Global Head of Real Estate,
which he helped to build into the largest real estate platform in the world. He joined Blackstone
Mr. Gray currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Hilton Worldwide. He also serves on the
board of Harlem Village Academies. Mr. Gray and his wife, Mindy, established the Basser
Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine focused on the
prevention and treatment of BRCA related cancers. They also established NYC Kids RISE in
partnership with the City of New York to accelerate college savings for low income children.
Mr. Gray received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, as well as a BA in English from
the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.