Ray Taylor is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group, based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2020, Mr. Taylor has been involved in Blackstone’s real estate asset management activities, with a focus on the group’s investments in student housing, film studios, residential and logistics.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Taylor was a Principal at KKR, where he spent 6 years focused on the acquisition, financing and asset management of various property types across Europe. Prior to KKR, Mr.Taylor worked in the Real Estate Finance and Special Opportunities team at J.P. Morgan in London.
Mr. Taylor began his career at Goldman Sachs in New York in the mortgage trading department. Mr. Taylor received a BSc at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.