Longtime Investment Executive Helps Create Rutgers Mentor Program
Since retiring in late 2007 from the Blackstone Group, Steven Saslow has continued to serve the New York City-based global investment and advisory firm as a consultant. Formerly the chief investment officer for Blackstone’s Relative Value Fixed Income Investments Group and a managing director for Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Steven Saslow currently advises Blackstone’s vice chairman J. Tomilson Hill, the investment committee, and senior executives of BAAM. He also maintains contacts with hedge funds, trains analysts and associates, and teaches in-house classes on federal policy, options theory, and global capital markets.
Prior to working with Blackstone, Steven Saslow served for 16 years as an executive managing director at HSBC Bank. During this period, he earned positions on the executive committee and board of directors of the HSBC securities division. He also helped grow HSBC’s securities business and managed the company’s global fixed-income trading operations.
An economics graduate from Rutgers University, Steven Saslow has also utilized his experience in the financial industry to help his alma mater develop the Rutgers Road to Wall Street Program. The competitive program grants select undergraduates, nominated by their professors, the opportunity to gain valuable professional insights and build industry contacts through a mentorship with Rutgers alumni employed at Wall Street firms. Mr. Saslow continues to serve the program as a mentor to aspiring Rutgers students.