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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Schwarzman

68 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder; Chairman of the General Partner

Hamilton James

63 2011 President, Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone and Director of the General Partner

J. Tomilson Hill

66 Vice Chairman of the Board of Blackstone Group LP, Director of General partner

Laurence Tosi

47 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Joan Solotar

50 2007 Senior Managing Director - External Relations & Strategy

Jonathan Gray

45 2012 Global Head - Real Estate, Director of the General Partner

John Finley

58 2010 Chief Legal Officer

Bennett Goodman

57 2015 Director

Richard Jenrette

85 2008 Independent Director of the General Partner

Rochelle Lazarus

67 2013 Independent Director of the General Partner

Jay Light

73 2008 Independent Director of the General Partner

Brian Mulroney

76 2007 Independent Director of the General Partner

William Parrett

69 2007 Independent Director of General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Schwarzman

Mr. Stephen A. Schwarzman serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder of Blackstone Group LP and Chairman of the Blackstone Group Management LLC, Mr. Schwarzman was elected Chairman of the board of directors of our general partner effective March 20, 2007. Mr. Schwarzman is a founder of Blackstone and has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development since its founding in 1985. Mr. Schwarzman began his career at Lehman Brothers, where he was elected Managing Director in 1978. He was engaged principally in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions business from 1977 to 1984, and served as Chairman of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee in 1983 and 1984. Mr. Schwarzman is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, The Business Council, The Business Roundtable, and The International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. He serves on the boards of The New York Public Library, The Asia Society, The Board of Directors of The New York City Partnership and The Advisory Board of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, Beijing and is Chairman of Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua University. He is a Trustee of The Frick Collection in New York City and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Schwarzman was awarded the Légion d’Honneur of France in 2007 and promoted to Officier by President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2010. Mr. Schwarzman holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Yale School of Management and on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors. In 2012, he was awarded an Honorary Degree from Quinnipiac University.

Hamilton James

Mr. Hamilton E. James serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone Group LP Mr. James was elected to the board of directors of our general partner effective March 20, 2007. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2002, Mr. James was Chairman of Global Investment Banking and Private Equity at Credit Suisse First Boston and a member of its Executive Board since the acquisition of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, or “DLJ,” by Credit Suisse First Boston in 2000. Prior to the acquisition of DLJ, Mr. James was the Chairman of DLJ’s Banking Group, responsible for all the firm’s investment banking and merchant banking activities and a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. James joined DLJ in 1975 as an Investment Banking associate. He became head of DLJ’s global mergers and acquisitions group in 1982, founded DLJ Merchant Banking, Inc. in 1985, and was named Chairman of the Banking Group in 1995 with responsibility for all of the firm’s investment banking, alternative asset management and emerging market sales and trading activities. Mr. James is a Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation and was, until March 1, 2013, a Director of Swift River Investments, Inc., and has served on a number of other corporate boards. Mr. James is Trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, member of The Center for American Progress Board of Trustees, Trustee and member of The Executive Committee of the Second Stage Theatre, Vice Chairman of Trout Unlimited’s Coldwater Conservations

J. Tomilson Hill

Mr. J. Tomilson Hill serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Blackstone Group L.P. and a member of the board of directors of our general partner. Mr. Hill was elected to the board of directors of our general partner effective March 20, 2007. Mr. Hill previously served as Co-Head of the Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory group before assuming his role as Chief Executive Officer of BAAM. In his current capacity, Mr. Hill is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the group, including investment management, client relationships, marketing, operations and administration. Before joining Blackstone in 1993, Mr. Hill began his career at First Boston, later becoming one of the Co-Founders of its Mergers & Acquisitions Department. After running the Mergers & Acquisitions Department at Smith Barney, he joined Lehman Brothers as a partner in 1982, serving as Co-Head and subsequently Head of Investment Banking. Later, he served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers and Co-President and Co-COO of Shearson Lehman Brothers Holding Inc. Mr. Hill is a graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations where he chairs the Investment Committee and serves on the Council’s Board of Directors, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center Theater, where he is Chairman. He serves on the Board of the Telluride Foundation, the Advantage Testing Foundation, and of Our Lady Queen of Angels School, a parochial school (K-8th grade) in Spanish Harlem. He is a member of the Board of Directors of OpenPeak Inc. and Advantage Testing, Inc.

Laurence Tosi

Mr. Laurence A. Tosi serves as Chief Financial Officer of Blackstone Group LP. Before joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. Tosi was a Managing Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Global Markets and Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch & Co., a position which he held since 2007. From 2004 through 2007, Mr. Tosi was Merrill Lynch’s Finance Director and Principal Accounting Officer responsible for global finance, including worldwide accounting, regulatory reporting, budgeting and corporate business development. Prior to that, Mr. Tosi was Chief Financial Officer and Head of Merrill Lynch business finance from 2002 to 2004. He was also global Head of Corporate Development from 1999 to 2007 where he managed many of the firm’s strategic acquisitions and investments. Mr. Tosi joined Merrill Lynch in 1999 prior to which he was Director of Business Development for General Electric Company’s NBC division. Mr. Tosi received a BA, a JD and an MBA from Georgetown University where he currently serves on the University’s Board of Regents.

Joan Solotar

Ms. Joan Solotar serves as Senior Managing Director - External Relations & Strategy of Blackstone Group LP. Ms. Solotar has management responsibility for shareholder relations and public affairs and also guides the firm on analyzing strategic development opportunities. Before joining Blackstone in 2007, Ms. Solotar was with Banc of America Securities where she was a Managing Director and Head of Equity Research. She started her career in equity research at The First Boston Corporation and prior to joining Bank of America was part of the financial services team at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and later with Credit Suisse First Boston as a Managing Director. Ms. Solotar was ranked each year from 1995 to 2002 in the Brokers and Asset Management category on the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team, and consistently ranked highly in the Greenwich Survey of portfolio managers. She also served as Chairperson of the Research Committee for the Securities Industry Association. Ms. Solotar received a BS in Management Information Systems at the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA in Finance at New York University. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the East Harlem Tutorial Program.

Jonathan Gray

Mr. Jonathan D. Gray serves as Global Head - Real Estate, Director of Blackstone Group Management LLC, Mr. Gray was elected to the board of directors of our general partner effective February 24, 2012. He also sits on the firm’s Management Committee. Since joining Blackstone in 1992, Mr. Gray has helped build the largest real estate platform in the world with over $80 billion in investor capital under management. Blackstone’s portfolio includes hotel, office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the U.S., Europe and Asia. 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, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He currently serves as a board member of the Trinity School and is Chairman of the Board of Harlem Village Academies. Mr. Gray and his wife, Mindy, established the Basser Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine focused on the prevention and treatment of certain genetically caused breast and ovarian cancers.

John Finley

Mr. John G. Finley serves as Chief Legal Officer of Blackstone Group LP. Before joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Finley had been a partner with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett for 22 years where he was most recently a member of that law firm’s Executive Committee and Head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Finley is a member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance and the Board of Advisors of the University of Pennsylvania Institute of Law and Economics and has served as a Trustee of the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services. Mr. Finley received a BS in Economics and a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from Harvard Law School.

Bennett Goodman

Mr. Bennett J. Goodman is a Co-Founder of GSO Capital Partners and a member of the board of directors of our general partner. Mr. Goodman was elected to the board of directors of our general partner effective February 24, 2015. He also sits on the firm’s Management Committee. Since joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. Goodman has focused on the management of GSO, which is Blackstone’s credit investment platform with over $70 billion of assets under management in various direct lending strategies, leveraged loan vehicles and distressed investment funds. Before co-founding GSO in 2005, Mr. Goodman was the Managing Partner of the Alternative Capital Division of Credit Suisse. Mr. Goodman joined Credit Suisse in November 2000 when they acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (“DLJ”) where he was Global Head of Leveraged Finance. Mr. Goodman joined DLJ in February of 1988 as the founder of the High Yield Capital Markets Group. Prior to joining DLJ, Mr. Goodman worked in the high yield business at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Goodman is currently on the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center and the Central Park Conservancy. Mr. Goodman received Institutional Investor’s 2012 Money Manager of The Year Award. He also received the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from Euromoney Magazine for his career achievements in the global capital markets. He graduated from Lafayette College and the Harvard Business School.

Richard Jenrette

Mr. Richard Hampton Jenrette serves as an Independent Director of Blackstone Group Management LLC., the general partner of Blackstone Group LP., since July 14, 2008. Mr. Jenrette is the retired former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Equitable Companies Incorporated and the co-founder and retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. He is also a former Chairman of The Securities Industry Association and has served in the past as a director or trustee of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the American Stock Exchange, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Duke Endowment, the University of North Carolina, New York University and The National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Rochelle Lazarus

Ms. Rochelle B. Lazarus has been appointed as Independent Director of Blackstone Group Management LLC the general partner of Blackstone Group LP. effective July 9, 2013. Ms. Lazarus is Chairman Emeritus of Ogilvy & Mather and served as Chairman of that company from 1997 to June 2012. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, she also served as president of O&M Direct North America, Ogilvy & Mather New York, and Ogilvy & Mather North America. Ms. Lazarus currently serves on the boards of Merck & Co., Inc., General Electric (where she chairs the Governance and Public Affairs Committee), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), World Wildlife Fund, Defense Business Board and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. She is a trustee of the New York Presbyterian Hospital and is a member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Women’s Forum, Inc.

Jay Light

Mr. Jay O. Light serves as an Independent Director of Blackstone Group Management LLC., the general partner of Blackstone Group LP., since September 18, 2008. Mr. Light is the Dean Emeritus of Harvard Business School and the George F. Baker Professor of Administration Emeritus. Prior to that, Mr. Light was the Dean of Harvard Business School from 2006 to 2010. Before becoming the Dean of Harvard Business School, Mr. Light was Senior Associate Dean, Chairman of the Finance Area, and a professor teaching Investment Management, Capital Markets, and Entrepreneurial Finance for 30 years. Mr. Light is a director of the Harvard Management Company, a director of Partners HealthCare (the Mass General and Brigham & Women’s Hospitals) and chairman of its Investment Committee, a member of the Investment Committee of several endowments, a director of several private firms, and an advisor/trustee to several corporate and institutional pools of capital. In prior years until 2008, Mr. Light was a Trustee of the GMO Trusts, a family of mutual funds for institutional investors.

Brian Mulroney

The Right Honorable Brian Mulroney, LL.D., serves as an Independent Director of Blackstone Group Management LLC., the general partner of Blackstone Group LP., since June 21, 2007. Mr. Mulroney was elected to the board of directors of the general partner effective June 21, 2007. Mr. Mulroney is a senior partner and international business consultant for the Montreal law firm, Ogilvy Renault LLP/ S.E.N.C.R.C., s.r.l. Prior to joining Ogilvy Renault, Mr. Mulroney was the eighteenth Prime Minister of Canada from 1984 to 1993 and leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada from 1983 to 1993. He served as the Executive Vice President of the Iron Ore Company of Canada and President beginning in 1977. Prior to that, Mr. Mulroney served on the Cliché Commission of Inquiry in 1974. Mr. Mulroney is a member of the Board of Directors of Barrick Gold Corporation, Quebecor Inc., Independent News and Media, PLL, Said Holdings Limited; Quebecor Media Inc., the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. In prior years until 2009, Mr. Mulroney was a member of the Board of Directors of Archer Daniels Midland Company and Quebecor World Inc.

William Parrett

Mr. William G. Parrett serves as an Independent Director of Blackstone Group Management LLC., the general parther of Blackstone Group LP. Mr. Parrett was elected to the board of directors of the general partner effective November 9, 2007. Until May 31, 2007, Mr. Parrett served as the Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Certain of the member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu or their subsidiaries and affiliates provide professional services to The Blackstone Group L.P. or its affiliates. Mr. Parrett co-founded the Global Financial Services Industry practice of Deloitte and served as its first Chairman. Currently, Mr. Parrett is Senior Trustee of the United States Council for International Business. Mr. Parrett is a member of the board of directors of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Eastman Kodak Company and UBS AG, and is Chairman of the audit committee of each of these companies as well as the Corporate Responsibility Committee of UBS and the Strategy and Finance Committee of Thermo Fisher. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of iGATE and serves on the company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Compensation Committee. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall and a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of United Way Worldwide.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Schwarzman

85,888,600

Hamilton James

78,332,000

J. Tomilson Hill

25,940,300

Laurence Tosi

14,971,800

Joan Solotar

4,529,740

Jonathan Gray

--

John Finley

7,669,830

Bennett Goodman

--

Richard Jenrette

--

Rochelle Lazarus

--

Jay Light

--

Brian Mulroney

--

William Parrett

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014
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