Nicholas Pell is President and Chief Investment Officer of Link Industrial Properties. Formed in 2019, Link Industrial Properties is Blackstone's U.S. industrial real estate operating platform, operating a portfolio of approximately 400 million square feet across the U.S. Prior to the formation of Link Industrial, Pell served as Chief Investment Officer at Gramercy Property Trust, a publicly traded REIT which Blackstone acquired in 2018 for $7.6 billion. Pell received a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.