The Blackstone Group

The Vault Review


  • “Great learning experience, work is very interesting; you frequently work on extremely complex deals”
  • “Culture of excellence”
  • “Incredible colleagues”


  • “Never a minute of downtime”
  • “Smaller firm means fewer resources”
  • “Certain groups can be less friendly with respect to work/life balance”

The Buzz

  • “Very prestigious and intelligent”
  • “Overrated”
  • “Strong restructuring and M&A groups; excellent private equity group”
  • “Sweatshop reputation”

Survey Says

Vault Verdict: Ranked No. 1 in the Vault Banking 50 and No. 3 in terms of prestige, The Blackstone Group is one of the most highly respected financial employers in North America, if not the world. It has formidable private equity and real estate...

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