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Doug Ostrover
Co-Chief Executive Officer
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Marc Lipschultz
Co-Chief Executive Officer
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Alan Kirshenbaum
Chief Financial Officer
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Andrew Polland
Chief Operating Officer
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Andrew Laurino
Senior Managing Director
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Sean Ward
Senior Managing Director
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Directory

Peter Coleman
Principal
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Peter Coleman
Peter Coleman
Principal
Greenwich

Peter Coleman is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Liquid Credit Investment Team. In his role, he focuses on investments in broadly syndicated non-investment grade leveraged loans within the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.

Before joining Blue Owl, Peter was a Credit Analyst at Littlejohn & Co., a middle-market private equity fund based in Greenwich, CT. Prior to that, he was an Analyst at Hildene Capital Management.

Peter received his BS in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Syracuse University.

Colleen Collins
Managing Director
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Colleen Collins
Colleen Collins
Managing Director
Chicago

Colleen Collins is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Real Estate Investment Team. Colleen also serves as a member of the Blue Owl Real Estate's investment team (responsible for sourcing single tenant triple net lease real estate assets).

Before joining Blue Owl, Colleen was with GE Capital for over 15 years. She helped in various leadership roles in corporate finance running commercial teams responsible for senior debt and fixed asset finance transactions. Colleen also launched a $3B industrial finance business as a captive finance business. Before that, Colleen worked at a wealth advisory firm for high-net-worth families.

She earned a BS in Finance and Economics, summa cum laude, from Georgetown University. Additionally, she received an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business.

Chad Colombo
Principal
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Chad Colombo
Chad Colombo
Principal
Massachusetts

Chad Colombo is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Private Wealth Team. In his role, he focuses on maintaining and establishing strategic relationships with financial advisors and wealth management teams throughout New England and Upstate NY with primary concentration on wirehouse platforms. His responsibilities also include leading a regional team, focused on promoting Blue Owl's alternative strategies through the private wealth channel.

Before joining Blue Owl, Chad was a Senior Vice President at Inland Private Capital in Oak Brook, IL. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at Boston Capital, an institutional real estate business based in Boston, MA. Chad began his career at State Street Bank & Trust in Boston, MA.

Chad received his BA in Marketing with a concentration in Economics at Oswego State University and maintains his FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.

Michael Conley
Managing Director
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Michael Conley
Michael Conley
Managing Director
New York

Michael Conley is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the GP Strategic Capital Investment Team. In his role, he shares broad responsibilities across the investment team, focusing much of his time managing investor relationships and leading co-investment activities.

Before joining Blue Owl, Michael was with Partners Group where he was responsible for business development and investment origination. He started on the private equity team in Switzerland, sourcing and executing secondary investments for Partners Group in Europe. Michael began his career at Lord, Abbett & Co. within both strategy and business development.

Michael received a BS in Finance from Penn State University and an MBA from The Johnson School at Cornell University.

Sean Connor
President & CEO of Global Private Wealth
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Sean Connor
Sean Connor
President & CEO of Global Private Wealth
New York

Sean Connor is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and the President & CEO of Global Private Wealth. In his role, Sean is at the forefront of Blue Owl’s private wealth initiatives globally and oversees fund formation and product structure innovation, capital raising, and client servicing. In addition, Sean oversees business development, marketing, and operations for Private Wealth at the firm.

Prior to joining Blue Owl, Sean served as a Managing Director of CION Investment Management. Sean was a member of CION’s Investment Committee and responsible for overseeing all aspects of CION’s business. Prior to joining CION, Sean held roles focusing on originating, underwriting, negotiating and corporate finance transactions globally. In 2020, Sean was recognized by Private Debt Investor as one of the industry’s Rising Stars, a list of 40 individuals under the age of 40 with the potential to shape the future of the private debt asset class.

Sean received a BA in Economics from Columbia University and maintains Series 7, 63 and 24 registrations.

Brett Cook
Principal
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Brett Cook
Brett Cook
Principal
New York

Brett Cook is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Compliance Team. In his role, he focuses on compliance review of marketing and communications materials across the firm.

Before joining Blue Owl, Brett was a Principal, Global Compliance Advisor at TIAA/Nuveen, a global asset manager, based in Chicago. Prior to that, he was a Vice President, Compliance Manager at JP Morgan Chase, Asset Management. Brett began his career as a Plan Document Coordinator at MassMutual Financial Group.

Brett received his BA in English with a concentration in Communications, summa cum laude, from Western New England College. Currently, Brett is an ardent supporter and active volunteer for God’s Love We Deliver. The mission of God’s Love We Deliver is to improve the health and well-being of men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses by alleviating hunger and malnutrition.

Joe Cortese
Principal
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Joe Cortese
Joe Cortese
Principal
New York

Joe Cortese is a Principal at Blue Owl and member of the Compliance Team. In his role, he focuses on providing Investment Compliance related coverage to Credit, GP Strategic Capital and Real Estate.

Before joining Blue Owl, Joe was a Vice President in the Compliance group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. in New York. Joe began his career as a Compliance Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Financial Crimes Compliance Group.

Joe received his BS in Government from Connecticut College.

Rachel Craft
Managing Director
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Rachel Craft
Rachel Craft
Managing Director
New York

Rachel Craft is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and member of the Business Services Platform. In her role, Rachel is part of the Capital Strategy practice providing fundraising advisory and client development support to GP Strategic Capital Partner Managers. She is responsible for managing relationship with US institutional investors in the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast.

Before joining Blue Owl, Rachel was a Vice President at Phoenix Investment Adviser, a stressed credit fund based in New York. Prior to that, she was an Associate at Credit Suisse. Rachel began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Debt Capital Markets Group.

Rachel received a BBA in Finance from the University of Michigan, where she graduated with High Distinction.

Chris Crampton
Head of Strategic Equity
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Chris Crampton
Chris Crampton
Head of Strategic Equity
New York

Chris Crampton is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and the Head of Strategic Equity. Previously, Chris was a Partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. (“Goldman”) where he was the head of Services private equity investing and prior to that led Industrials private equity investing in the Merchant Banking and Asset Management Divisions. While at Goldman, he was a member of the Global Corporate Equity Investment Committee and Growth Sub-Investment Committee and represented Goldman on various corporate boards. Prior to Goldman, Chris worked in the investment banking group at Deutsche Bank Securities.

Chris serves on the board of the ‘Sconset Trust, a non-profit committed to land conservation, historical preservation, and related educational and recreational initiatives in Siasconset, Massachusetts. Chris received an AB degree in History from Princeton University.

Ann Dai
Head of Blue Owl Investor Relations
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Ann Dai
Ann Dai
Head of Blue Owl Investor Relations
New York

Ann Dai is a Managing Director at Blue Owl and the Head of Blue Owl Investor Relations. Based in New York City, she is focused on all aspects of public shareholder relations.

Before joining Blue Owl, Ann was a Principal at Apollo Global Management, an alternative asset manager based in New York City. Prior to that, she was a Director and lead covering analyst for brokers and select asset managers at KBW.

Ann received a BSBA in Finance and Accounting and a MSF (Master of Science in Finance), magna cum laude, from Washington University in St Louis. Currently, Ann serves on the board of the New York chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).