Eric Conklin

Senior Managing Director & Managing Partner

Management Team

Eric Conklin is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone, serving as the Managing Partner of Harvest Fund Advisors, Blackstone’s publicly traded MLP and Yield-Oriented Investment Platform. Having joined Blackstone in 2017, Mr. Conklin focuses on Harvest’s investment process and the overall direction and growth of Harvest.


Before joining Harvest in 2006, Mr. Conklin was a Vice President in the Credit Suisse Energy Equity Research Group responsible for coverage of the MLP sector. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Conklin was a Research Analyst on both the Exploration & Production and Oil Services teams at Lehman Brothers. Before moving to research, Mr. Conklin was an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at JP Morgan, and an associate in the Energy Group at the Bank of New York.


Mr. Conklin received a BA in Economics from Hamilton College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA with Honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.