verdun s perry

Verdun S. Perry

Global Head of Blackstone Strategic Partners

Verdun S. Perry is the Global Head of Blackstone Strategic Partners (“Strategic Partners”),
Blackstone’s dedicated secondary fund manager, with over $66 billion of assets under
management. Perry received a B.A. from Morehouse College, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected Phi Beta Kappa, as well as an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Robert Toigo Foundation Fellow. He is a member of the Morehouse College Board of Trustees, where he serves on the Financial Sustainability Committee, and also serves on the boards of The Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO). He founded Blackstone’s Diverse Professionals Network (“DPN”) in 2014 and chaired the network for its first 6 years. Perry was a member of the David Rockefeller Fellows Class of 2016. In 2021, he was selected as a Fellow of the fifth class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.