Stephen Allen Schwarzman (born February 14, 1947) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group, a global private equity firm he established in 1985 with former chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers and US Secretary of Commerce Peter G. Peterson. His personal fortune is estimated at $17.2 billion as of October 2019.As of 2019, Forbes ranked Schwarzman at 100th on its World's Billionaires List. Schwarzman briefly served as Chairman of President Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum.
The UN’s housing advisor has accused private equity firms and one of the world’s largest corporate residential landlords, Stephen Allen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group, of exploiting tenants, “wreaking havoc” in communities and helping to fuel a global housing crisis.
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Livemint reports"Covid-19 crisis more worse than 2008 meltdown, says Blackstone's Schwarzman"
Yahoo Finance reports"Schwarzman on end of Trump advisory group: CEOs came under 'excruciating pressure'"
Business Insider reports"Blackstone CEO Schwarzman reportedly calls recession fears 'overblown.' The firm's chief strategist warns.."
The New Republic reports"The Tragedy of the Yale Commons"