Angelo Gordon, a $44 billion alternative investment firm focused on credit and real estate investing, has hired Scott Soussa, senior managing director at Blackstone and formerly co-head of BAAM’s strategic capital group, will be joining the firm as chief strategy officer. In this new role, Soussa will report to Josh Baumgarten and Adam Schwartz, Angelo Gordon’s co-chief executive officers.

Baumgarten stated, “We are thrilled to have someone of Scott’s caliber join Angelo Gordon. Scott brings unparalleled insights and perspectives into the alternative investment management sector and we look forward to his contributions as we continue to execute on our strategic priorities.”

Schwartz added, “Scott’s experience across a range of strategies and geographies and his depth of knowledge of industry best practices will be invaluable as we continue to chart our course for continued success on behalf of our clients. We could not be more excited to welcome Scott to Angelo Gordon and look forward to introducing him to our limited partners in due course.”