J Tomilson Hill

Mr J Tomilson Hill

Overview

Mr Hill is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Funds of Hedge Funds group, a Vice Chairman of Blackstone and a member of the board of directors of their general partner, Blackstone Group Management LLC. Mr Hill previously served as Co-Head of the Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory group before assuming his role in the Funds of Hedge Funds group. 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. He also serves as a member of Blackstone’s Management and Executive Committees. 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.
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 serves as Vice Chairman. Mr Hill serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. He is a member of the Board of Directors of OpenPeak Inc.
Graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Business School.

Career

Private equity firm
Position:
Vice Chairman; President and Chief Executive Officer of the Funds of Hedge Funds Group (New York) (current)
Responsibilities: Funds of Hedge Funds Group

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