Blackstone’s J. Tomilson Hill

The man who helped inspire Gordon Gekko in “Wall Street,” now heading Blackstone’s funds of funds unit, talks about the fundraising environment, challenges to new managers, and how the world has changed.


When Oliver Stone used J. Tomilson Hill, then an investment banker at Shearson Lehman Brothers, as an inspiration for Gordon Gekko in his 1987 film, “Wall Street,” Hill probably didn’t imagine that his life, like the movie, would have a sequel.

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