Verdun S. Perry

by Edward Cates
Verdun S. Perry
Senior Managing Director & Co-Head of Strategic Partners Fund Solutions

Verdun S. Perry is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and the Co-Head of Strategic Partners Fund Solutions (“Strategic Partners”), Blackstone’s dedicated secondary fund manager, with more than $21 billion of assets under management. Since 2000, Strategic Partners has been one of the market’s most prolific investors, having completed more than 1,000 transactions focused on the purchase of private equity limited partnership interests and co-investments in leveraged buyout, real estate, venture capital and infrastructure assets.


Perry joined Strategic Partners when it was founded in 2000 and sits on the Investment Committee for each of Strategic Partners’ funds. Prior to joining Strategic Partners, he worked in the strategic investments group at Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon and Eckhardt, Inc. and in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley & Co.


Perry serves on the boards of The Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, and he is a member of the Leadership Council for the East Harlem Tutorial Program. He also serves as a visitor on the Board of Morehouse College.


Perry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College and a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.


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