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Stephen A. Schwarzman

AKA Stephen Allen Schwarzman

Born: 14-Feb-1947
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder, Blackstone Group

Worth $3.5B as of 2006 (Forbes).

Schwarzman remarked in 2010 on the possibility of losing tax breaks that private equity fund managers receive related to "carried interest" (which are taxed at a very low 15% instead of 35%), and being forced to pay taxes at the rate of ordinary Americans: "It's war. It's like when Hitler invaded Poland in 1939."

Father: Joseph Schwarzman
Mother: Arline
Wife: Ellen Philips
Son: Teddy
Wife: Christine Hearst Schwarzman (attorney)

    University: BA, Yale University
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School
    Administrator: Advisory Board, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

    Blackstone Group Co-Founder, CEO (1985-)
    Lehman Brothers Chairman, M&A Committee (1983-84)
    Lehman Brothers Managing Director (1978-84)
    Member of the Board of Blackstone Group (as Chairman)
    JP Morgan Chase National Advisory Board
    Americans for Truth in Politics
    Asia Society Board of Directors
    Atlantic Council International Advisory Board
    Bill Bradley for President
    Bush-Cheney '04
    The Business Council
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends of Roy Blunt
    Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
    Gore 2000
    Frick Collection Trustee (2005-)
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    Kennedy Center Chairman
    Lincoln Center Board of Directors, Film Society
    McCain 2000
    McCain Victory Committee
    New Leadership for America PAC
    New Republican Majority Fund
    New York City Ballet Board of Directors
    New York City Investment Fund Board of Directors
    New York Public Library Board of Directors
    Partnership for New York City Board of Directors
    Romney for President
    Romney Victory Inc.
    Skull and Bones Society 1969
    Straight Talk America
    Volunteer PAC
    Roast: Lorne Michaels (2004)
    Funeral: Ted Kennedy (2009)


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