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Leon Volchyok

Leon Volchyok, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Leon Volchyok has served as our Managing Director, Head of Legal and Compliance and Secretary since March 2019 and prior to that served as our Head of Legal and Compliance and Secretary since January 2016. Mr. Volchyok is a managing director of Blackstone Real Estate. Mr. Volchyok plays a key role in the structuring, launch and operations of Blackstone Real Estate’s public vehicles, handles the legal affairs for BREDS and is involved in a number of other initiatives throughout the business. Mr. Volchyok was instrumental in launching and co-leads Blackstone’s Mexican CERPI, a market leading public platform through which the Mexican pension plans (AFOREs) invest in Blackstone funds. Mr. Volchyok also serves as chief legal officer, chief compliance officer and secretary for each of Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. and the Blackstone Real Estate Income Fund complex. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Volchyok was a senior associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets group at Proskauer Rose LLP, where he specialized in capital markets transactions and general securities law and corporate governance matters, with a focus on REITs and other real estate companies. Mr. Volchyok received a B.B.A. from Baruch College — Zicklin School of Business and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.