Michael Mendelsohn is a Principal at Hodes Weill & Associates responsible for coverage of institutional investors and consultants in North America. Prior to joining Hodes Weill, Mr. Mendelsohn was a Principal at Blackstone where he spent the last 10 years focused on expanding the firm’s distribution footprint. His primary responsibilities included business development, capital raising, and LP engagement across multiple client channels for Blackstone’s private and public funds. He began his career at Citigroup Alternative Investments, where he served in a variety of capacities including institutional investor relations and fund management for the firm’s private equity and real estate businesses. He is on the board of directors for Trustate Co. as well as the Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore. Mr. Mendelsohn received a B.S. in Finance from the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware.