Revantage North America is supported by a leading alternative investment firm yet still maintains our start-up spirit and nimbleness. We focus on tangible results, and our people have a hands-on role in delivering those results across disciplines. Our identity and spirit are supported by our culture which is driven by passion for igniting change and strong service orientation.
At Revantage, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of diversity in thought and leadership and ability to make a direct impact on our mission. Each team member lives for momentum, and strives to improve. People only progress as far as their ambition allows them, and our ambition has no limits.
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.
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.
Jessie is the Chief Information Officer of Revantage. Jessie joined the Executive team to lead the technological innovations and operations at Revantage. Jessie brings over 20 years of technology leadership to Revantage, including his most recent experience as a transformative CIO within the travel and hospitality industry. Jessie has built a reputation for leading organizational advancement through technological modernization and effective team leadership.
At Revantage, Jessie is leading a global technology effort which includes designing and implementing services and solutions that meet business partner needs and deliver business insights. As a member of the Executive team, Jessie provides strategic leadership on all transformation initiatives. He is committed to building industry-leading technology and developing a winning team culture.
Jessie approaches challenges with a dynamic view of what’s possible, and he empowers his teams to do the same. In his pursuit of better, he ensures technology advancement is tied, at its core, to strategic business objectives. Jessie has a strong track record of success, enabled through clear strategies, purposeful organization empowerment and a pioneering spirit of innovation.
As a senior leader of the organization, Nicole has broad responsibilities for the strategic direction of Revantage. In her role, Nicole oversees the overall financial strategy, manages the financial operational functions, and provides financial reporting and portfolio management to Blackstone and its portfolio companies.
Nicole brings nearly 20 years of leadership experience in finance and the commercial real estate sector. Before joining Revantage, Nicole was Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and Corporate Finance at InvenTrust Properties, where she led a team responsible for capital allocation, investment decisions, and business strategy. Prior to InvenTrust, Nicole was Managing Director at the Private Bank where she oversaw and managed a portfolio of commercial loan investments. Nicole also held senior leadership roles at RREEF and LaSalle Bank.
Nicole, with the finance team, plays a critical role in the continued evolution and growth of the firm. She will rely on her financial acumen and keen judgement to make the critical decisions necessary to position Revantage as the leader in the corporate services industry.
As a member of the executive leadership team, Jason’s responsibilities encompass the People & Culture organization, including Culture & Experience, Human Resources (e.g. Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning, Operations and Rewards & Recognition), and Corporate Responsibility. Jason brings a reputation for driving accountability and a deep understanding of promoting and instilling corporate cultures of excellence and collaboration.
Jason is a highly respected thought-leader in human resources with over 20 years of experience, both domestic and international. Prior to joining Revantage, Jason was Vice President and Head of Human Resources for Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Florida region. He also served as Managing Director and Head of U.S. Human Resources for RBC Capital Markets and held progressive Human Resource and Talent Management roles for Bank of America / Merrill Lynch in London and New York. Earlier in his career, he worked at Goldman Sachs specializing in global learning and development, and also worked in guest relations, service quality, and operations at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Ian Schrages Hotels and Grand Life Hotels.
Jason is committed to providing visionary leadership to management and influencing future growth opportunities to achieve Revantage’s long term performance goals objectives. He is a champion for building a best-in-class experience for employees and clients alike, by creating an environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to exceed expectations is commonplace. As Revantage continues to establish an industry-leading presence in corporate services, Jason and the People & Culture team, will be instrumental in shaping a performance-driven culture where people work together to achieve new milestones.
Wil is the Chief Product Officer at Revantage. Bringing over 15 years of technology product leadership to Revantage, Wil leads Revantage’s newly formed Product Development organization, which develops and supports technology products for Blackstone Real Estate and its portfolio companies.
Wil brings over a decade of experience building large scale data processing, machine learning, and analytics products to Revantage. In prior roles, he was responsible for a series of strategic platform and cloud transformations that unlocked business value and drove significant revenue growth. His teams and products have had significant reach, touching the lives of thousands of clients across all global regions.
Wil is hyper-focused on developing strong technology cultures, and believes that client-centricity, leading by example, serving one’s team, and enabling organizational focus through aligned objectives are fundamental to success.
Haley is Chief of Staff and Head of Strategic Initiatives, driving Revantage’s strategy and leading cross-company initiatives and global programs.
Haley is an energetic leader with a passion for problem-solving, creativity, and efficiency. She brings a proactive mindset, a mature sense of ownership, and intense determination to each objective.
She and her teams promote the company’s culture of customer service and execution. They are focused on delivering value across multiple areas, including strategic planning and analytics, process improvement and change management, and communications.
The broad scope of Haley’s role is commensurate with her expertise in large-scale transformational projects, honed over more than a decade on trading floors in the financial services industry. Before joining Revantage in April of 2019, she was Global Head of Electronic Trading Supervision at an International Investment bank in New York City.
Gregory leads Revantage’s global talent acquisition strategy to recruit and retain a diverse, high performing executive talent pool to support Revantage’s growing business globally. His passion for challenging the conventional, along with his expertise in strategic talent acquisition, is poised to yield innovative solutions to put Revantage at the leading edge of global talent attraction.
Gregory is tasked with senior-level talent acquisition, and responsible for developing the senior executive recruiting strategy, sourcing prospective candidates, hiring and on-boarding, immersion and productivity, career advancement, conducting executive assessments, plus the succession and retention of senior level executives. Additionally, he acts as the single point of contact to manage Revantage’s relationships with executive search firms. His focus is on building and developing an external pipeline of executive level talent, identifying the leaders of Revantage and its Portfolio Companies who will be successful in tomorrow’s markets and businesses.
Gregory values the unique experiences and backgrounds everyone brings to the team, and wants all who join Revantage to reach their full potential. He is committed to recruiting and retaining top talent from a range of industries, backgrounds and world views because he believes different perspectives fuel the best ideas. Harnessing fresh thinking not only supports Revantage’s ability to provide the best solutions to clients every day, it also accelerates innovation, ultimately, driving global business success.
As Managing Director, Information Technology, Ralph brings 20 years of finance and technology expertise to the Revantage executive leadership team. He is a key contributor to the company’s strategic goals, working with stakeholders to align on objectives and identify best practices that maximize productivity, communication, and efficiency.
Ralph brings to Revantage extensive experience in partnering with internal stakeholders and senior leadership on infrastructure, services, research and development, program management and delivery. He has also successfully led dynamic, high-performing teams that supported multiple organizations and external business partners, including some with offshore delivery centers.
Ralph’s steadfast focus to deliver on and create key solutions and state-of-the-art technologies that address overt and latent needs directly impacts business outcomes for not only Revantage but also for Blackstone and its portfolio companies. He sees innovation as a chance to take challenges head on, empowering his team to look past what’s working now to what will dominate tomorrow and to rewrite the future of an industry daily with an unwavering commitment to the next win.
Kristin is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that support the company’s global growth and continue the momentum that establishes Revantage as a global industry leader.
In this role, Kristin works closely with Blackstone and its portfolio companies to provide support for the development of asset valuations and portfolio analytics. She leads the Valuations and Portfolio Management support team comprised of high-performing individuals augmenting the effort of various Blackstone groups. Challenged to execute valuation models, analyze cash flows and property metrics, prepare presentations and reports and to support the underlying valuation process, her team is raising the bar for delivering exceptional service and support.
Kristin’s expertise is in providing valuation and advisory services to real estate investment trusts, private equity and hedge funds, and corporate and institutional owners/operators of real estate. With a keen focus on quality and attention to detail, she has worked across numerous asset classes, including office, hospitality, industrial, multi-family, retail, senior housing, medical office and several other asset types.
Kristin empowers individual thought and analysis but always stresses the importance of collaboration necessary for individual and team growth. In the face of complex challenges, she empowers the team to reappraise situations with confidence, optimism and creativity while keeping Revantage’s deep commitment to integrity at the forefront of its growth and rapidly changing environment.
An experienced tax professional with over 30 years working in real estate investments, Marikay oversees all tax, compliance, structuring, and related research efforts for aligned Blackstone portfolio companies. She provides strategic tax advice, makes tax decisions, holds responsibility for tax operations and partners with all aspects of the business. With proven expertise in federal, state, and international tax laws, she counsels and apprises leadership of tax issues, planning and structuring opportunities, and transactions.
Marikay’s experience spans public-to-private and private-to-public mergers as well as partnerships and exchanges. Her negotiation skills have repeatedly resulted in substantial savings and reductions in fees and exposure. Her teams provide in-house review and filing services, drive overall efficiencies, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and ensure compliance.
Driven by her desire to optimize outcomes, Marikay is relentless in her pursuit of improvement and impact. Her analytical and disciplined approach make her an integral part of the leadership team as well as Revantage’s ongoing smart and strategic growth. She is a team player and builder, developing and coaching her team members to bring their "A" Game every day, stay challenged, and perform at their best.
In his role, Michael is responsible for the management of financial reporting and corporate accounting functions for the Blackstone Real Estate Companies aligned with Revantage. He oversees the completion of quarterly and annual financial statements and the integrity of all underlying accounting operations. As part of the leadership team, Mike works closely with other executives and team leaders to support the development of new growth opportunities, find solutions to complex business challenges and help plan the strategic vision for the future. Revantage is Mike’s second Blackstone portfolio company for which he has held an executive leadership position.
With nearly 15 years of experience in the industry, Mike has developed a technical expertise and an in-depth working knowledge of all financial and accounting functions- including financial analysis and modeling, accounting, internal controls, cash management, risk management, budgeting and bank relationships, among others. These critical skills allow Mike to play a major role in Revantage’s strategic and financial decision making, as well as provide financial support to all of its business units.
Mike is a natural leader with a strong competitive spirit and a will to win without relying on politics or ego. He has a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves approach while also being able to operate effectively and comfortably as part of our executive leadership team. With a core desire to achieve, Mike loves the challenge and brings to Revantage a passion and discipline to help the company continue to outperform expectations.
Nadine is on a mission to make Revantage the best place to work globally. She is applying a forward-thinking approach to make people strategy and experience a competitive differentiator to attract and retain the industry’s brightest and most ambitious workforce.
In this role, Nadine leads, directs, and oversees talent initiatives including culture, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, corporate sustainability and social responsibility. As a member of the People and Culture leadership team, Nadine works with the functional leaders on embedding the culture and values into the holistic talent experience, talent management, and organization development. She also leads global brand efforts for Revantage. Nadine brings over 15 years of global strategic thought leadership, talent, and culture-building expertise to help accelerate the company through its current stage of rapid growth and expansion. A true partner to the CEO and CHRO and a pivotal member of the senior leadership team, Nadine helps develop and execute the core values and purpose in support of Revantage’s business and operational goals.
Innovative, resilient and creative, Nadine is a cultural champion and role model defining the future of Revantage through its most important asset – its people. She is using her positive energy, drive to succeed, and passion for organizational change to build an inclusive environment that empowers people to perform at their best, find meaning in what they do, and realize their full potential. Nadine and her team are shaping and driving a unified culture by simplifying the global people operations function with scalable solutions, processes, and technology that help people focus on what's important: being fulfilled and doing their best work.
Robyn Alexander is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at Revantage. A senior and accomplished legal executive and strategic leader with diverse experience in advising c-suite executives, Robyn has deep experience building effective teams in a variety of markets including industrial, retail, multifamily, hospitality, office, manufactured housing and student housing. Robyn’s extensive knowledge across 10 + sectors of commercial real estate, includes translating and strategically applying her legal expertise for business advantage that drives business results.
Robyn oversees the Transactions and Leasing legal functions and currently co-manages the legal staff and legal operations at Revantage. She partners closely with the Chief Legal Officer on strategic priorities for the company to identify and manage compliance matters and legal exposure. She also provides legal advisory services broadly for the portfolio companies and transaction teams at Blackstone.
Prior to joining Revantage, Robyn spent 12+ years at Sears Holdings Corp. where she served as General Counsel of the Real Estate Business Unit and also held roles as Deputy General Counsel of the Logistics and Home Services businesses. A crucial member of Revantage’s leadership team, Robyn plays a key role in the continuous growth of the organization and leads the development of the legal function internationally in its current global expansion.
As a central member of the leadership team, Joe is tasked with direct oversight of the Revantage legal staff, a group that is critical to the responsible growth of the organization. Under Joe’s leadership, his team provides legal advice and support across all Revantage operations, including direct support to department heads, and guidance to Revantage partners and clients, all in an effort to ensure responsible implementation and execution of the corporate mission.
Throughout his career, Joe has demonstrated a willingness and aptitude to take on increasingly complex roles in the organizations that he has served. Prior to joining Revantage, Joe rose from associate to partner at Kleinbard LLC, where he was responsible for merger and acquisitions and equity finance for some of the firm’s most sophisticated clients, including a telecommunications conglomerate worth over $10 billion of enterprise value. Joe also spent time at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where he held similar roles and gained invaluable experience, always being assigned the most complex deals and structures to close.
Diligent and proactive, Joe is a strategic thinker with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment. Joe takes pride in his reputation as business enabler among the executives he serves. As Revantage continues along the path to becoming the global leader in the industry, Joe and his team will play a crucial role in the integration of additional portfolio companies under the Blackstone banner.