Blackstone exec Sean Gelb joins GoldPoint

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business-suit-690048_640Former Blackstone executive Sean Gelb has joined New York Life Investments private equity affiliate GoldPoint Partners.

He will join GoldPiont as chief financial officer and will oversee the day-to-day accounting for the firm and its funds.

Gelb brings with him over 17 years of experience in financial services accounting and administration, focusing primarily on alternative investments and in particular, private equity funds.

He joined Blackstone in 2011, most recently working as senior vice president of private equity tactical opportunities according to his LinkedIn profile.
Prior to Blackstone he was a director at SS&C PEI Solutions, and before that, a partner at Northport.

GoldpPoint chairman John Schumacher said, “We welcome Sean Gelb to GoldPoint partners. His appointment is a strategic addition to our financial team and we look forward to the private equity financial expertise he brings.”

In January, GoldPoint held a $675m final close for its fifth co-investment fund, a 50 per cent rise on the size of its last vehicle.

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