Ken Whitney

Advisory Board

Senior Advisor, Blackstone Group

Kenneth C. Whitney is a Senior Advisor to Blackstone. Until 2013, he was a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Investor Relations & Business Development Group. After joining Blackstone in 1988, Mr. Whitney focused his efforts in raising capital for Blackstone’s private investment funds and the establishment of Blackstone affiliates in the alternative investment area.

He was a Member of the Executive Committee and was responsible for the development of Blackstone Real Estate Partners, Blackstone Mezzanine Partners, and Blackstone Debt Advisors and oversaw Blackstone’s initial investments and joint ventures in the real estate area, as well as the establishment of the Park Hill placement agent group.

Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Whitney began his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1980, where he spent time in the firm’s accounting and audit areas as well as in the tax and mergers and acquisitions areas. He is currently serves on the Board of Trustees for The First Tee and the University of Delaware, from where he received a BS in Accounting.