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Name: A.J. Agarwal
Degree String (Type, Year): (MBA '92)
Job Title: Senior Managing Director
Company Name: Blackstone
Bio: A.J. Agarwal is a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone's Real Estate Group and leads Blackstone's U.S. Core+ real estate business. A.J. joined Blackstone in 1992 and is a member of the Firm's Real Estate Investment Committee. A.J. oversees Blackstone Property Partners, Blackstone's institutional U.S. Core+ fund with over $30 billion of assets as well as Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Blackstone's private REIT, with over $35 billion of assets. Prior to launching and leading Blackstone's Core+ business in 2014, A.J. was co-Head of U.S. Acquisitions for Blackstone's opportunistic equity business and oversaw more than $50 billion of real estate investments across all real estate asset classes. A.J. graduated from Princeton University, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. A.J. is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.