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Doug Ostrover
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Marc Lipschultz
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Chief Operating Officer
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Senior Managing Director
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Directory

Eric Render
Managing Director
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Eric Render
Eric Render
Managing Director
New York

Eric Render is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Institutional Business Development Team. In his role, he is focused on managing relationships with institutional investors within the GP Strategic Capital team, on the West Coast, including Western Canada, Alaska and Hawaii.

Before joining Blue Owl, Eric was an original member of Dyal Capital Partners, the business known today as GP Strategic Capital. While at Dyal, Eric was on the team's Business Services Platform - its strategic value creation unit - and focused on its Capital Strategy initiatives for the better part of 10 years. Prior to joining Dyal, Eric was a member of Neuberger Berman’s marketing department, focusing on International Equities, Emerging Markets and REITs. Prior to that, he was an analyst at MBG Expense Management, an IT and Telecom expense management consultant. Eric began his career as a writer at the UK news agency, Adfero.

Eric received a BA in English from The Pennsylvania State University, and also studied contemporary UK politics at the London School of Economics’ Hansard Scholars Research Programme.

Jess Renner
Principal
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Jess Renner
Jess Renner
Principal
New York

Jess Renner is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Corporate Operations & Strategy Team. In her role, she focuses on planning and execution of the firm’s corporate, strategic initiatives, including M&A diligence and integration, vendor management, global corporate real estate and more. She also provides leadership to the firm’s Corporate Sustainability initiatives, including our Citizenship efforts.

Before joining Blue Owl 's Corporate Operations & Strategy team, Jess was a Vice President on the Operational Advisory team within the GP Strategic Capital Business Services Platform. Prior to that, Jess was a member of the Corporate Strategy team at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, an alternative asset management firm based in New York. Jess began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank in the Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging, and Leisure Group.

Jess received her BBA, with high distinction, from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Ivan Rosa
Head of Facilities and Office Services
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Ivan Rosa
Ivan Rosa
Head of Facilities and Office Services
New York

Ivan Rosa is a Principal at Blue Owl and the Head of Facilities and Office Services. In his role, he focuses on implementing strategic real estate fit-outs for various locations and supporting the Strategic Projects Team.

Before joining Blue Owl, Ivan was Senior Associate Director of Project Management at Gardiner & Theobald, a UK based Project and Cost Management consultancy in New York City. Prior to that, he was a practicing Architect for 25 years in offices such as Rockwell Group, Hillier, TPG Architecture and Perkins Eastman. He simultaneously held a teaching position as Associate Professor of Architecture for 17 years at the Spitzer School of Architecture, his Alma Mater. Ivan began his career as an architect in 1992.

Ivan received a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture in 1990, a Bachelor of Architecture in 1992, both professional degrees, from the Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York. Ivan also holds a Master of Science in Architecture & Urban Design from the Columbia University – Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation - 1994.

Douglas Ross
Managing Director
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Douglas Ross
Douglas Ross
Managing Director
New York

Douglas Ross is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Institutional Business Development Team. In his role, he focuses on fundraising for Blue Owl Liquid Credit Strategies as well as the broader suite of Blue Owl funds.

Before joining Blue Owl in 2023, Doug was Head of North American Business Development at TFG Asset Management for ten years. Prior to that, he headed business development for Field Street Capital. Prior to that, Doug was a partner at Normandy Hill Capital, responsible for fund raising and all other investor related activities. Before Normandy Hill, Doug held business development roles for hedge fund seeding and platform businesses including Tiger Management and Vega Asset Management. Doug spent the first 10 years of his career trading rates and volatility on rates as well as Emerging Market fixed income products at proprietary desks including Banco Santander, Chase Manhattan Bank and BankBoston.

Doug earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Richmond.

Gary Rozier
Managing Director
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Gary Rozier
Gary Rozier
Managing Director
Chicago

Gary Rozier is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Real Estate Investment Team. In his role, Gary serves on the investment committee and is responsible for reviewing and approving real estate transactions, as well as interfacing with limited partners on the investment portfolios. 

Gary was Senior Vice President at Ariel Investments for 14 years where he was responsible for business development and client services. Prior to joining Ariel, Gary spent 5 years with Rydex Funds, now Guggenheim Investments, where he served as regional vice president responsible for product development and distribution across the Midwest. 

Gary earned a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland.
 

Agatha Rudz Froese
Principal
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Agatha Rudz
Agatha Rudz Froese
Principal
New York

Agatha Rudz Froese is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Business Services Platform. Agatha leads the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (“DEI”) practice which is focused on providing guidance to GP Strategic Capital Partner Managers on people strategy, corporate and investment practices, and community impact.

Before joining Blue Owl, Agatha was a Senior Recruiter at Neuberger Berman, a global asset management firm. Prior to that, she was a Managing Consultant in the Legal practice at Michael Page. Agatha began her career as a Recruitment Coordinator at Goldman Sachs.

Agatha received a BA in Politics from New York University and a JD from Pace University School of Law. Currently, Agatha serves on the Associate Board of Directors for The Opportunity Network, a non-profit that supports underserved students with postsecondary and career readiness education.

Eileen Ryan
Principal
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Eileen Ryan
Eileen Ryan
Principal
Chicago

Eileen Ryan is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Real Estate Investment Team. In her role on the Real Estate Asset Management Team, she focuses on supporting the firm’s risk management and insurance needs.

Prior to joining Blue Owl, Eileen was the Director of Risk Management at a global real estate company and offers more than 30-years’ experience in her career in risk and insurance management. 

Eileen received her B.A. from the University of Illinois and holds an ARM designation in Risk Management. 

Johann Santer
Head of Private Wealth APAC
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Johann Santer
Johann Santer
Head of Private Wealth APAC
Hong Kong

Johann Santer is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and the Head of Private Wealth APAC. Johann is a member of the global Private Wealth Leadership Team and in his role, he focuses on the firm’s expansion of the Private Wealth business across Asia Pacific markets. Johann is responsible for fundraising, expanding strategic relationships, and identifying innovative solutions for high-net-worth clients and their advisors across the APAC region.

Johann has more than 20 years of experience in the asset management and private banking industry. Before joining Blue Owl, Johann was Fidelity International’s Regional Lead for Wholesale, alongside his role as Head of Private Banking, Wealth and Strategic Clients, APAC ex-Japan. During his tenure, Johann led the successful buildout of Fidelity International’s private banking and wealth franchise in the APAC regions, adding coverage of Hong Kong and Singapore Wholesale. Prior to that, Johann was Managing Director and Head of Investment Specialists, Funds Hong Kong, at Bank Julius Baer and before that he spent 10 years at a leading quant based Hedge Fund overseeing global fund distribution. He started his career at the Credit and Rating Department at the Central Bank of the Republic of Austria (OeNB).

Johann earned a combined master’s and bachelor's degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna.

Pal Sarai
Managing Director
Pal Sarai
Managing Director
London

Pal Sarai is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Institutional Business Development Team. In his role, his responsibilities include developing business and overseeing creation of fund vehicles in Europe.

Before joining Blue Owl, Pal was a Managing Director of Prima Europe based in the UK, a subsidiary of Prima Capital Advisors. He managed Prima Europe and its office in London.  Pal worked closely with Prima’s CEO and CIO to identify European investment opportunities that were presented to the Prima investment team in the course of normal business.  Prior to that, Pal was Global Head of Client Consulting for the investment consulting firm, bfinance. 

Pal received his BA (Honors) in Finance and an MBA from Imperial College, London. Pal is a CAIA charter holder.

Mitchell Schacher
Managing Director
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Mitchell Schacher
Mitchell Schacher
Managing Director
New York

Mitchell Schacher is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Business Services Platform. Mitchell is part of the Capital Strategy practice providing fundraising advisory and client development support to GP Strategic Capital Partner Managers. He is focused on managing relationships with US institutional investors in the Midwest, Central US, Latin America, and real asset investors.

Before joining Blue Owl, Mitchell was Head of Corporate Access at UBS, where he built extensive relationships within the corporate investor relations community and advised public issuers on global investor opportunities. Prior to that, he served as COO of Sales for the Equities Division and Prime Brokerage.

Mitchell received a BS in Neuroscience, with honors, from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh.