In times of crisis, turning to proven leaders helps steer us toward stability and security. As we deal with war in Israel, increased antisemitism, and an uncertain world that continues to affect the financial markets, join UJA Young Wall Street for a morning briefing with three Wall Street titans and long-time UJA leaders: Jon Gray, Rob Kapito, and Marc Rowan, moderated by Bara Lane.

Jon, Rob, and Marc will share their insider knowledge and experience to illuminate a path forward for us professionally and philanthropically.

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Jon Gray

President and Chief Operating Officer, Blackstone

Jon Gray sits on Blackstone’s Management Committee, most of its investment committees, and its Board of Directors. Jon previously served as global head of Real Estate, which he helped build into the largest real estate platform in the world. He also serves as chairman of Hilton Worldwide. Jon and his wife, Mindy, created the Gray Foundation, focused on research, awareness and treatment of BRCA-related cancers and expanding education, healthcare and opportunity for NYC children.

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Robert S. Kapito

President and Director, BlackRock; Former Chair of the Board, UJA-Federation

Robert S. Kapito is president and a director of BlackRock, a premier provider of global investment management, risk management, and advisory services.

Rob is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and chairman of the Global Operating Committee. He is responsible for day-to-day oversight of BlackRock’s key operating units, including Investment Strategies, Client Businesses, Technology & Operations, and Risk & Quantitative Analysis. Rob is also a director of iShares Inc.

Rob serves as a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors and the Global Leadership Council at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School....

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Marc Rowan

Chief Executive Officer, Apollo; Chair of the Board, UJA-Federation

Marc Rowan is a private equity investor. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Apollo Global Management, Inc., Athene Holding Ltd., and Athora Holding Ltd. He’s involved in public policy and was an initial funder and contributor to the Penn Wharton Budget Model. A dedicated philanthropist, Marc is particularly passionate about education in Israel and the empowerment of future community leaders.


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Bara Lane

Director, Fundamental Partners; Co-Chair, Young Wall Street

Bara Lane is a director at Fundamental Partners and a member of its real estate investment team. She is also launching a venture that invests in and provides financial services for distressed commercial real estate portfolios. Bara previously was on the investment team at Angelo Gordon and spent nine years in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. Bara is active in AIPAC, American Friends of the Israel Museum, and the Economic Club of New York.


Chairs: Aaron Kapito • Bara Lane
Vice Chair: Logan Lachman Dahan

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