Valerie Kritsberg

Managing Director, Blackstone Credit

Valerie Kritsberg is a Managing Director and leads Blackstone Credit’s origination efforts across leveraged bank debt, high yield securities, alternative investments and middle market investment opportunities.


Since joining Blackstone Credit, Mrs. Kritsberg has focused on Blackstone Credit's public and private market investments including distressed and special situation investments across multiple industries. Most recently, Mrs. Kritsberg was focused on public and private energy investments across Blackstone Credit's energy platform and sat on the investment committee for certain Blackstone Credit energy focused funds. Prior to joining Blackstone Credit, then known as GSO Capital Partners, in 2005, Mrs. Kritsberg worked in Credit Suisse First Boston’s Global Energy Investment Banking Group where she worked on equity, leveraged finance and M&A transactions for a number of corporate and private equity clients.

Mrs. Kritsberg received a BS from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.