Katharine A. Keenan

Blackstone Mortgage Trust

Katie Keenan is the Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Mortgage Trust, a publicly traded commercial mortgage REIT managed by Blackstone, and a senior managing director in the Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies group. She is a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee for both Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies and Blackstone Real Estate Advisors and is based in New York. Before joining Blackstone in 2012, Katie held positions at G2 Investment Group, Lubert-Adler Real Estate Funds and in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group at Lehman Brothers. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Getting Out and Staying Out, sits on the Advisory Board of NYPEN Real Estate and is a member of WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate. Katie holds an A.B. in History from Harvard College.

Year appointed: 2021