Blackstone hires new senior managing director

Previously, he worked at Carlyle where he was most recently co-head of illiquid credit strategies and co-head of Carlyle Strategic Partners, its special situation business.

Blackstone has hired Shary Moalemzadeh as a senior managing director. In his new role, Moalemzadeh will be a senior partner based in New York for Blackstone’s opportunistic investing platform, Blackstone Tactical Opportunities. His position starts in April.

Previously, he worked at Carlyle where he was most recently co-head of illiquid credit strategies and co-head of Carlyle Strategic Partners, its special situation business. Prior to that, Moalemzadeh was a principal and founding member of Jacksons LLC, a New York-based private equity firm. Earlier in his career, he worked at Vestar Capital Partners and the Leveraged Finance Group at Merrill Lynch.

Moalemzadeh has an undergraduate degree in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.