David Fawer is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone’s Real Estate Debt Strategies group. Mr. Fawer is a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee for both Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies and Blackstone Real Estate Advisors.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Fawer was Vice Chairman of OneWest Bank, N.A. Mr. Fawer was instrumental in the formation, growth and turnaround of OneWest which acquired three failed banks from the FDIC and was ultimately sold to CIT Group Inc. Prior to joining OneWest, Mr. Fawer was a partner of Dune Capital and Dune Real Estate. Mr. Fawer worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 1997-2003, first as a member of the Principal Finance Group and then as Chief of Staff to the Technology Division. Mr. Fawer started his career at the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.
Mr. Fawer received a BA with Distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a JD Magna Cum Laude from Boston University.