Blackstone’s real estate portfolio includes logistics, rental housing, office, hospitality and retail properties in North America, Europe, and Asia. Revantage’s global reach supports Blackstone real estate portfolio companies with best-in-class talent and corporate services. From finance to technology to people and culture, we anticipate the needs of our partners and portfolio companies, hire exceptional talent and give them the platform to deliver. End result: our partners thrive.
Due Diligence • Valuations and Portfolio Reporting Services • Portfolio Management • Transaction Execution Support • Accounting • Tax • Treasury • Legal • Directorship Services • Insurance • Compliance • Risk Management • People and Culture • Technology • Strategic Initiatives • Property Management
We are a dynamic, diverse team focused on empowering our partners across 50 countries.
Revantage supports thousands of assets and billions in TEV for Blackstone real estate portfolio companies and our partners.
Matt is the Global Head and Chief Executive Officer of Revantage. Matt joined Blackstone’s real estate portfolio companies to manage and lead Revantage, following a track-record of successful global executive leadership positions. Throughout his career, Matt has built a reputation for his ability to run large-scale businesses, transform companies and culture, develop and assemble high performing talent, and drive innovation through technology.
Matt has instilled within Revantage the principle to which he credits his own success: the relentless pursuit of better. By constantly striving to optimize his performance and empowering his teams to do the same, he has helped companies overcome challenges and push beyond what others assumed was possible. Matt believes that organizational excellence occurs once you’ve established and executed results-driven strategies and creates a culture that aligns every teammate with the same values and mission.
Matt has spent his career developing teams that outperform financial and other performance objectives. He has a track record for leading transformative change and establishing cultures of continuous improvement. He is an authentic leader who invests heavily in recruiting, developing, and retaining high performing and diverse teams.
Matt is currently leading a significant hiring effort in the global expansion of Revantage, as well as a strategic shift to better equip Blackstone’s real estate portfolio companies with talent, processes, and technology. Matt is taking this opportunity to create a new model for shared services in a way that has never been done before, with a heavy focus on providing value creation through data and analytics, and scalability through emerging technologies.
Tom’s key responsibilities are leading the Revantage UK platform and supporting and collaborating with European portfolio companies managed by Blackstone Real Estate.
Tom is a senior finance and operations executive with over 20 years’ experience; the last nine spent in the Real Estate industry. He has extensive leadership and management qualities gained from his professional career and as a commissioned army officer. He holds various charitable trustee and non-executive director advisory roles.
Tom is a Chartered Accountant, completed the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Commissioning Course and holds an honours degree from the University of Bristol.
Jean-Francois (Jeff) Bossy
Jeff co-leads Revantage Europe with Diana Hoffman. Jeff joined Revantage Europe (formerly BRE Europe) when it initiated in 2004 and has contributed to its development ever since. His leadership skills and acumen have been recognized and appreciated in a variety of roles. In addition to managing the Finance teams of Revantage Europe, he is involved in tax structuring and compliance matters. He also acts as a director of a number of Blackstone Real Estate’s investment entities in Europe.
Before joining Revantage, Jeff worked as a manager at Grant Thornton and KPMG, specializing in services to commercial companies, private equity funds and real estate funds. Jeff is a qualified certified accountant and holds a MA in Management Sciences from HEC Business School, Liege.
Diana co-leads Revantage Europe. Integral to Revantage Europe’s efforts to support Blackstone portfolio companies with a global service organization, Diana is a consummate leader who has built and guided a Blackstone company for over a decade. Along with day-to-day involvement in financial reporting and transaction matters, she acts as a director on a number of Blackstone Real Estate’s investment entities in Europe.
Diana has been a Financial Controller of the hotel group, Hospitality Europe, when it was purchased by Blackstone in 2006. She stayed as Chief Financial Officer for Axios Hospitality Real Estate for five years before moving to Revantage Europe. A qualified certified accountant, Diana holds a business degree from the German Chamber of Commerce, Berlin.
Serving as a member of the executive leadership team, an advisor to the board of directors, and as chief counsel for the business, Piero leads the Legal and Risk functions for Revantage, including oversight of the portfolio companies’ transactions and leasing programs, development, governance, risk management, regulatory compliance, claims oversight, and legal optimization. Revantage is Piero’s fourth Blackstone portfolio company for which he has held an executive leadership position.
Piero draws on nearly 30 years of experience guiding corporations through a wide range of issues where law and business intersect, including regulatory and compliance, corporate governance, transactions, data privacy and security, customer and business partner engagement, and human resources. Piero has spent his entire legal career in the real estate industry. As an expert and thought leader, he is currently serving his 9th year on the Board of Trustees for Cubesmart, one of the top three owners and operators of self-storage properties in the U.S.
With extensive experience as Chief Legal Officer for several multi-billion dollar organizations and two fast growing start-ups, navigating complex legal and business matters and projects, Piero serves as trusted advisor to the CEO and other senior corporate officers on setting the strategic direction for Revantage’s ongoing evolution. Piero’s understanding of the entire organization, and ability to thoughtfully navigate complicated issues, makes him an integral member of the executive leadership team.
Piero is on the forefront of Revantage’s transformation and global expansion, an exciting journey to becoming a global business services powerhouse. He will continue to support the growth story and long-term success of Revantage by applying his strong business acumen, outstanding judgment and legal expertise as an advantage to positively impact business results.
Toby is an accomplished and highly respected executive with a wealth of experience leading buy-side operations around the world for major asset management firms. As CEO of Revantage Asia Pacific, Toby is directly responsible for delivering services, capability, unity and consistency to support Blackstone’s real estate portfolio companies. This includes championing innovation and supporting new services to ensure that Revantage remains focused on service excellence.
Toby is passionate about developing talent, mentoring, building inclusive teams and a culture to inspire team members to challenge themselves to deliver against objectives. As a leader who has operated in multi-cultural environments, he has driven and executed transformational change across large scale global projects resulting in creation of scale and reduction of risk.
Prior to joining Revantage, Toby was a senior leader at BlackRock where he was responsible for Operations across the Asia Pacific region. Toby has deep knowledge of the region and during his 20+ year career within financial services, has held a variety of leadership positions, across multiple cross functional teams and has worked in the UK, Hong Kong, India and Singapore.
Across the globe, our team members are connected to and inspired by our purpose. Together, we are building a high-performing, inclusive and courageous culture for ourselves and our clients.
While Revantage is uniquely supported by one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms, we hold on to our start-up spirit and agility. Our partners expect significant, tangible results and the reach of our global team is key to delivering a lasting impact.
Whether we’re based in Luxembourg, Singapore, the US or many points in between — our people are passionate, agile and driven by our collective momentum. We enjoy our work together today and plan for an even better tomorrow.
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