Managing Director, BlackRock Private Equity Partners
Jay Park — Managing Director Mr. Park serves on the Management and Investment Committees for BlackRock Private Equity Partners (PEP). He is responsible for the sourcing and diligence of primaries, secondaries and direct co-investments, and serves as an advisory committee member for a number of US and Asian private equity partnerships as well as a board member or observer on several portfolio companies. Prior to joining PEP in 2001, he was a principal investment officer with Merrill Lynch’s Direct Investment Group focused on direct PE investing in the emerging markets, after starting his career in Merrill Lynch’s Mergers and Acquisitions department. Mr. Park gained his BS degree in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University in 1993, and an MBA degree, with honors, from Columbia University in 2001.